BREAKING NEWS

Now Reading:

Seaweed worsens problems for Russia's Lake Baikal


Russia

Seaweed worsens problems for Russia's Lake Baikal

The world’s largest and deepest freshwater lake is suffering from abnormal amounts of seaweed.

Environmentalists blame human activity for the conditions in Russia’s Lake Baikal and are calling for the amount of chemicals dumped into it to be reduced.

Hot, dry summers and deforestation are also said to have contributed to low water levels.

Every story can be told in many ways: see the perspectives from Euronews journalists in our other language teams.

Next Article

world news

Tsipras warns Syriza anti-bailout rebels of possible early Greece election