Nature

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The Sister of Baikal: Comparing Baikal with Another Great Lake...
Our new infographics will disclose the secrets of the two most ancient and largest freshwater lakes on the planet: we decided to compare Baikal with its “younger sister”, Lake Tanganyika.
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The Cormorant Stone (Baklaniy Kamen): the House of the Baikal Birds
The Cormorant Stone is a punchy view of Lake Baikal and a place where one was able to observe the most beautiful birds even 50 years ago: the place was named in honor of precisely those birds. Over the past 50 years people have almost completely exterminated the cormorant population, thus making the bird the main contributor of the disappearance of Baikal cisco (omul)... We will try to figure it out what was really the case.
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Goloustnaya River: the Peaceful Harbor of Lake Baikal
A distinctive feature of the Goloustnaya River delta is its extremely favorable conditions for the life of waterfowl and semiaquatic birds.
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The Spotted Master of Snowy Mountains
International Cat Day is celebrated on August 8. Of course, this holiday is dedicated to the cute domestic animals, but the snow leopard, also known as “ounce”, is a cat as well, although a very large one.