"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