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Contamination of water

World news about “Contamination of water” published by euronews.

SCIENCE | 21/01 10:19 CET

World’s largest freshwater lake, Lake Baikal under threat

World’s largest freshwater lake, Lake Baikal under threat

Lake Baikal, the world's largest freshwater lake is under threat. It lies around 5,000 kilometres east of Moscow and holds about one fifth of the world's freshwater. Illegal logging, construction and mineral mining are among the threats which some blame for the fact the water…