The famously clear waters of Baikal - the world's deepest and oldest lake - are under threat from tourists, says leading scientist Maxim Timofeyev.
Stark warning about the impact of rising numbers of tourists polluting pristine waters of Baikal
Nepal and India allege Siberian migratory birds are 'causing bird flu outbreaks'
Putin tells world about plight of Siberian cranes
Governor of Krasnoyarsk region denied people are to blame for the inferno engulfing his region
As wildfires rage, the Russian government heads east to battle the crisis
Kremlin wants a clean-up. Outgoing President urges Siberian authorities to pay attention to ecology
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.
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