Baikal Day
The feast Day of Baikal was established in 1999 and since then is celebrated every year. Since 2008, under the resolution of June session of the Legislative Assembly of the…

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Penza region - land of pristine lakes and rivers
In the spurs of Valdai hills, in the upper reaches of the Volga river, in the North-East of the Tver region is Penza region . Its administrative center is the…

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Unique lakes in the world.
1.On the Rocky island in the Pacific ocean is popular among divers Jellyfish Lake. Approximately two million jellyfish inhabit the reservoir size of just 460 to 160 meters, on average,…

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Security officers took under the protection of the Kurgan bear lake – REGNUM

Lake Medvezhye (Kurgan region).

Kurgan. August 10, 2015. 20:04 — REGNUM In the Kurgan region, poachers destroy the unique bear lake. As reported to IA REGNUM in the press service of the regional government, on a lake, which is considered analogous to the Dead sea in the middle East, poachers sacks of harvested Artemia cysts — crustaceans, which are responsible for the composition and quality of therapeutic mud and brine.

Brine shrimp are plankton of the lake and have unique healing properties. The eggs (cysts) of the crustacean Artemia are widely used in cosmetology, Oriental medicine, in the cultivation of poultry and as feed for industrial fish farming and aquarium.

The main buyers of Artemia cysts are Chinese companies, according to the newspaper «top secret”. The price of the biological resource in the black market reaches 8 thousand rubles for a bag, and typed it in half an hour.

The regional authorities consider that it is necessary to prohibit commercial production of Artemia cysts in the lake is bearish, especially because this crustacean is found for another 18 lakes in the region. But so far has limited itself to strengthening the protection of the shores of the lake to the final Continue reading

Largest lake

River canyons in London on the river Thames are only used for travel and tours. Venice is built in a marine Bay on the Islands and lagoons. There are more than 120 blocks, standing on the water. The unique beauty of historical palaces, buildings, temples, houses, residential quarters, museums attract tourists from all over the world.

The canal systems in the lake Saimaa‑the Vuoksa river (Finland‑Russia), is called the Saimaa channel. The length of the canal is 43 km, depth of 265 m Along the canal’s scenic mountainous terrain. In the navigation of cruise ships sail here. In France, the canals connect the major rivers of the country the Seine, Rhine and Rhone with the waters of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean sea. The total length of the active channels is 3500 km.

In Amsterdam (it is also called “Venice of the North”) about 90 channels and 100 bridges, where to go and cruise ships. The tourists there are here what to see: the floating flower market, diamond factories, and many museums (Rembrandt, Madame Tussauds, modern art).

With the help of artificial canals created the entire lake district‑river system, considerably simplifying the problems of travel and trade routes. Major Continue reading

Lake Baikal - the pearl of the world
Experienced travellers and people who are often traveling to different lands to travel, sometimes ask the question: where else would I need to visit, what places to visit? In the…

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Altai - 21 century - a Unique Lotus lake destroyed in Vladivostok
Unique Lotus lake destroyed in Vladivostok. According to one of the users of Facebook, flowers torn from the pond with the rhizome, and there are traces of heavy equipment, reports…

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