Infographics

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The Call of the Earth: Why Do We Need Geologists

Numerous rock outcrops on the coast of Baikal have long attracted the attention of famous researchers and geologists who were stunned by the beauty of these places.

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Baikal queen: the Famous Ringed Seals and Their Pups

The whole world celebrates the Day of Young Seals Protection on March 15. Nowadays this problem is more topical for Baikal than ever.

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Who will suffer from the decline in the level of water in Lake Baikal?

How the regulation of the level in Irkutsk Water Reservoir via the HPP saves the city and its residents from dangerous floods.

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The cascade system of HPPs of Lake Baikal

Irkustsk and Bratsk HPPs has been the main regulators of annual electricity balances in the region for several decades.

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The Best Time to Visit Lake Baikal: Everything about the Temperature on the Lake

The most frequent question of any tourist is what month he/she should choose for a trip to Baikal. Our infographics will tell you everything about the air temperature on the lake at different seasons of the year.

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Meaningful Recreation: Ecological Rating Has Been Invented for the Baikal Hotels

“Eco-rating” is a new project that will change the hotels at Lake Baikal and improve the environmental situation of the lake.

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Manual Mode: Who Will Regulate the Water Level of Lake Baikal and in Which Way

The problem of water level fluctuations in Lake Baikal has been actively discussed by environmentalists and journalists in the last few months.

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90 Kilometers Around The Lake

The History of Baikal railway.

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The Main Endemics of the Baikal Region

Ringed seal is the main endemic of the lake and its most cute inhabitant. If you want learn about other animals living only on Lake Baikal and nowhere else in the world, see our exclusive infographics.

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The Way Lake Baikal Was Discovered

The discovery of Baikal is inseparable from the exploration of Siberia. These lands attracted explorers from all over the world, and all of them made their contribution into the study of the lake. Our infographics will tell you about the most important stages in the discovery of Baikal and clearly show the routes which the first explorers used for passing through the territory of the lake.

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From Irkutsk to Olkhon by Bicycle: What is Worth Seeing on the Way

The distance from Olkhon to Irkutsk amounts to about 250 km. The route to Olkhon passes through a series of inhabited settlements of the Baikal region, each of them can also be a part of an educational journey. Our infographics will tell you where you can call on along your route and how to plan your route in a better way.

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“Friends of Baikal” Association: participants, projects, rules of entry

Poaching, wastewater, unorganized tourism, the lack of information and resources on finding interesting projects that can involve any resident of the region or a visitor of the Great Lake. “Friends of Baikal” Association has been created to solve these problems. Our infographics will tell you about the main projects of the association, as well as about the way one can become its participant.

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The Winds of Lake Baikal

Meteorologists have counted more than thirty types of winds on Lake Baikal. These air streams live with their own lives here: they alternate, depending on the season of the year, and collide with each other during one day. They emerge in different conditions and create themselves on their own.

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Spirogyra at Baikal: Neutralize and Defeat the Algae

Scientists have long sounded an alarm saying that the expansion of the filamentous Spirogyra algae threatens Lake Baikal and its environment. Let’s understand what these algae are, why there is too much of them now and what is needed to be done to save Lake Baikal.

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Protected Areas of Lake Baikal

Today, on the shores of Lake Baikal, there are 3 reserves and 2 national parks, which are open all year round for visitors and hold all the secrets of this ancient land. Our infographics will show you when and why they were created.

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The Map of Seasons at Lake Baikal

Is there are seasons on lake Baikal? When is the best time of the year to visit the lake? Answers to all these questions and also a few words about Baikal weather you will find in our Infographic.

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Ecological trails of lake Baikal

Baikal is becoming a popular spot of ecological tourism. Every year thousands of tourists visit the lake to see all it's beauty and to walk around it's shores. There are more than 10 ecologiacal trails around the lake today.

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Baikal Islands

Baikal is not just the lake. It includes plains, mountains, and islands. There are many of them, but the exact number is still unknown. Scientists provide different numbers - from 19 to 47.