Renowned scientist says temperatures could 'rise twice faster' in Yakutia than the rest of the world.
Fresh water supply crisis looms in parts of Siberia as critics accuse hydroelectric firm of 'excessive drainage' from lake.
Animal charity WWF Russia in plea for help to prevent repeat of 1980s winter crisis that killed 90% of species in the region.
Vet clinics inundated with cases of cats and dogs suffering health problems and rashes in 'Dirty 30' Siberian city.
A man is facing prosecution after posting gruesome images posing with his trophy animals on the Internet.
Scientists say numbers in Lake Baikal reaching critical levels and say new commercial businesses could safeguard their future.