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  1. Chinese Firm Le Eco Starts Importing Lake Baikal Water into China

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm Leshi Internet Information and Technology (LeEco) plans to start importing water from Lake Baikal for sale in China, according to Xu Xinquan, president of LeEco Russia an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 11:56

  2. “Stain” on Lake Baikal Due to Natural Causes: Environment Minister

    3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia A foul-smelling stain that appeared on the surface of Russia’s Lake Baikal last week was caused by natural factors, according to Russian Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Sergey Donsk ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2016 - 10:11

  3. Blue-Green Algae Spreads on Lake Baikal

    1 Aug 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Widespread reports of blue-green algae growth on the shores of Lake Baikal in Buryatia have prompted Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources to order the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2016 - 10:36

  4. Chinese Tech Company in Talks to Export Drinking Water From Lake Baikal

    18 Jul 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Chinese technology firm LeEco is holding talks with the government of Russia’s Irkutsk region on a plan to export drinking water from Lake Baikal to China. LeEco officials and Irkutsk Governor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 11:03

  5. Russia’s Buryatia Region Considers Selling Bottled Water to China

    14 Jun 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn, governor of Russia’s Republic of Buryatia, said officials there are considering a plan to sell bottled water from Lake Baikal in the Chinese market. Nagovitsyn told memb ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2016 - 09:59

  6. Chinese Investors Plan Drinking Water Plant on Lake Baikal

    10 Jun 2016- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Chinese investors have confirmed plans to build a 2-million-cubic-meter per year drinking water plant on Russia's Lake Baikal. The project involves construction of a plant to extract and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 11:47

  7. Water Levels in Lake Baikal Still Dropping

    4 Apr 2016- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater body, had dropped to 26 centimeters below the “critical” threshold of 456 above sea level as of April 1st, Russia’s Federal Agency for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2016 - 11:04

  8. Russia Allocates $19 Million to Protect Lake Baikal

    22 Mar 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian government has allocated $18.9 million USD worth of subsidies to support measures to protect Lake Baikal. The funds are coming from the 2016 federal budget for the Republic of Buryat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2016 - 10:09

  9. Lake Baikal's Shrinking Affects Wells 300 Kilometers Away

    1 Mar 2016- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN-UDE, Russia Wells located some 300 kilometers away from Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake, are drying up as the lake’s water levels continue to drop, according to the local natural resources mini ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/01/2016 - 11:16

  10. Researchers Find Sewage Contamination in Lake Baikal

    8 Feb 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Sewage from nearby hotels and campsites is contaminating the water of Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake, according to researchers from the Limnological Institute at the Siberian b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/08/2016 - 10:47

  11. Water Levels in Russia’s Lake Baikal Could Drop 35 Centimeters Below Critical Mark: Expert

    19 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake, will likely drop to 30-35 centimeters below the critical mark, according to Roman Vilfand, director of the Russian Hydrometeorol ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/19/2016 - 09:59

  12. Lake Baikal Levels Continue to Drop

    13 Jan 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake, have continued to drop, threatening commercial fishing in the area, Russian authorities said this week. The Russian Federal Wat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2016 - 10:01

  13. Lake Baikal Levels Could Hit New Low

    8 Jan 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN-UDE, Russia Water levels in Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake, could hit a record low by the end of April, according to Alexander Frolov, head of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2016 - 09:59

  14. Two New Bottled Water Projects Planned at Lake Baikal

    21 Dec 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ULAN UDE, Russia Two new projects to bottle water from Lake Baikal are being planned in Russia's Buryatia region. The bottled water will be exported to South Korea and China, the Siberian Times reported. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/21/2015 - 10:08

  15. Water in Some Parts of Lake Baikal Unfit for Human Consumption

    19 Nov 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRKUTSK, Russia Water in some partss of Lake Baikal is unfit for consumption by humans or livestock, according to Oleg Timoshkin of Russia’s Limnological Institute. He told news outlet UlanMedia that water qua ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2015 - 10:00

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