Lake Baikal in Siberia holds one fifth of the world’s unfrozen contemporary water, however its treasured fish shares are disappearing
Lake Baikal is present process its gravest disaster in current historical past, consultants say, as the federal government bans the catching of a signature fish that has lived on this planet’s deepest lake for hundreds of years however is now beneath risk.
Holding one-fifth of the world’s unfrozen contemporary water, Baikal in Russia’s Siberia is a pure marvel of “distinctive worth to evolutionary science” meriting its itemizing as a world heritage web site by Unesco.
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There was underwater forests of sponges 15 years in the past, now they’re all lifeless