Keep this to yourself, but one of the last great undiscovered travel secrets on our planet is the Land of Fire and Ice.
Enough joking. New NASA-Russian research is leading to concern that global warming is causing truly disturbing changes to the virgin forests of northern Russia.
Ecology groups warn that the extent of fires in forests and taiga has been misreported by up to 159 times compared with satellite evidence of the grim facts.
Demands increased on 3 August for a 'state of emergency' to be declared on the world's fifth longest river due to a catastrophic shortage of water.
Meet our unique Siberian love child, a female cross between a lion and a tigress, and the undisputed star of Novosibirsk Zoo.