Environment: Lake Baikal - for iPad/Mac/PC

Environment: Lake Baikal - for iPad/Mac/PC

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Should natural resources be exploited to support economic development? In Siberia, Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and contains one fifth of the world’s freshwater. It has developed over 25 million years to be a truly unique eco-system - yet this lake is now an environment at serious risk. This album focuses on the growing environmental threats to the region, which was named a World Heritage Site in 1996. Industry and new businesses ...Read More
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Environment: Lake Baikal

08 Mar 2010 | 01 min 25 secs

Environment: Lake Ba...

08 Mar 2010 | 01 min 25 secs

Pearl of Siberia

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 29 secs

Pearl of Siberia

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 29 secs

A World Heritage Site

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 04 secs

A World Heritage Sit...

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 04 secs

Increasing threats

22 Jun 2009 | 02 mins 33 secs

Increasing threats

22 Jun 2009 | 02 mins 33 secs

Ignoring the risks

22 Jun 2009 | 02 mins 54 secs

Ignoring the risks

22 Jun 2009 | 02 mins 54 secs

The Gorbachov era

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 29 secs

The Gorbachov era

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 29 secs

A country in transition

22 Jun 2009 | 57 secs

A country in transit...

22 Jun 2009 | 57 secs

An inconvenient law

22 Jun 2009 | 59 secs

An inconvenient law

22 Jun 2009 | 59 secs

Protecting the lake

22 Jun 2009 | 47 secs

Protecting the lake

22 Jun 2009 | 47 secs

Balancing the risks

22 Jun 2009 | 04 mins

Balancing the risks

22 Jun 2009 | 04 mins

Two sides to the story

22 Jun 2009 | 02 mins 05 secs

Two sides to the sto...

22 Jun 2009 | 02 mins 05 secs

A heavy burden

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 22 secs

A heavy burden

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 22 secs

Treating the water

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 14 secs

Treating the water

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 14 secs

Economy versus nature

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 06 secs

Economy versus natur...

22 Jun 2009 | 01 min 06 secs

An alternative industry

22 Jun 2009 | 30 secs

An alternative indus...

22 Jun 2009 | 30 secs