Baikal under protection

Protection of lake Baikal is a priority issue not only for Russia but for the whole world. We must save its unique ecosystem for future generations.
This page provides information about unique animals and plants of lake Baikal. Here you can also to know how government and authorities are helping in saving the lake.

 

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Natural monuments on Lake Baikal
International Day for Monuments and Sites is celebrated worldwide on April 18. Baikal has more than 300 objects of this kind. We will tell you about the most important of them.
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The Baikal level fell to the record lowest mark
Answering the most common question: why fluctuations in the water level influence the lake ecology and could it be harmful to Baikal.
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Snezhinskiy Game Reserve: an Untouched Place of Transbaikalia
In 1976 the regional game manager Ivan Sizov established the Snezhinskiy State Game Reserve on the territory of Zakamensky District.
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The Situation on Lake Baikal: No Changes So Far
We continue to keep you informed about the fluctuations in the level of Lake Baikal and why this is important.
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The Way Advanced Technologies Can Help to Rescue Lake Baikal
We had a talk with the young scientist Daria Bedulina about how Baikal endemics make it possible to assess the state of the lake now and in the future.
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Question 1: Why is regulation of the water level in Baikal so important?
Answering the most common question: why fluctuations in the water level influence the lake ecology and could it be harmful to Baikal.