Baikal is a unique storage of fresh water on the landmass: 20% of the world’s fresh water reserves

Baikal is the deepest lake in the world (1637 m)

300 rivers flow into Lake Baikal

Baikal is the habitat for several thousands endemic plants and animals

Baikal is 25 million years old

17 April 2018

Supporting the unique 70-year-long environmental monitoring program on Lake Baikal – ‘Point No1’ (a project by the Scientific Research Institute of Biology at Irkutsk State University)

December 5, 2016 – March 31, 2019 For two years, The Foundation has been supporting one of the key projects at the Scientific Research Institute of Biology at Irkutsk State University, a long-term ecological monitoring program on Lake Baikal entitled «Tochka No1» (Point No1). The grant in 2017 amounted to 2 million rubles, in 2018 … Continue reading “Supporting the unique 70-year-long environmental monitoring program on Lake Baikal – ‘Point No1’ (a project by the Scientific Research Institute of Biology at Irkutsk State University)”

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