Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Lake Baikal threatened by Mongolian dam and pipeline - article in 'The Conversation'

"Mongolia is hoping a massive dam on its largest river could provide much needed power and water for the country’s booming mining industry. However environmental groups are concerned that the hydroelectric power plant and a related pipeline project will do immeasurable environmental damage to oldest and deepest freshwater body in the world: Lake Baikal."

Read the whole article.

The Baikal seal is found nowhere else on Earth. Sergey Gabdurakhmanov, CC BY

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