UNESCO supported the requirements for the protection of lake Baikal
34th Session of the world Heritage Committee of UNESCO endorsed the demands of the 125 thousand people who signed the appeal to the leadership of this organization with the request to protect Baikal. The Committee demanded to urgently develop measures that will allow to exclude pollution of Baikal with BPPM sewage. The Committee also urges to solve social and economic problems of the city of Baikalsk is not to the detriment of nature.
The world heritage Committee intends to thoroughly investigate the situation and to this end requested the Director of the world heritage Centre to organize a meeting with the Russian authorities, the owners of the plant, members of the public to definitively clarify the situation and to adopt urgent measures to address it.
BAIKAL IS NOT A BARGAINING CHIP!
The government and the oligarchs are once again trying to make a bargaining chip unique lake Baikal. The decision to launch the Baikal pulp and paper mill puts an end to the development of the city of Baikalsk and the whole region. It allows you to dump toxic wastewater into the cleanest lake of the planet, than violate Russian legislation and international Continue reading
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There are so many amazing places, and this was the result of human activity.
Known for its crystal clear water, Qiandao Lake, or thousand Islands, appeared in 1959, as a result of damming of the Xin’an river for the construction of hydropower plants in Zhejiang province formed the largest freshwater lake in Eastern China — Zandaka (Lake of a thousand Islands). Its name it received because of 1078 small and big Islands on it.
The water is so clean that served as the basis for the creation of a Chinese mineral water brand Nongfu Spring.
This unique artificial lake is 1078 Islands. 81% of the island territory covered with forests – the area is extremely beautiful Islands on the lake and around it represents the largest area of forest Park of China, home to 90 species of birds, 60 species of wild animals. Here was built the first in China hydroelectric. From here were resettled farmers from 1377 villages, 20 thousand hectares of arable land disappeared in the lake area of 573 sq km and with 1078 islets.
Currently in lake Qiandaohu mastered 13 scenic areas. If tourists wish to enjoy the picturesque landscape, they should visit the island of Mapendo. Standing on top of the island, Continue reading