Lake Baikal

After all, Lake Baikal has long carried by flowing rivers rafting timber. However, these fears did not materialize: the bottom of the lake, she said, almost white, diverse and rich in its underwater world. It has been observed many different kinds of fish and other biological resources in the lake are many small crustaceans that provide a constant water purification. Later, based on research findings Expedition 'Worlds' Baikal' to be prepared a comprehensive program of guidance and practical measures to conserve the unique natural kompleksa. Lake Baikal, whose age has about 25 million years, located south of East Siberia and is considered the deepest lake in the world. The lake is 636 kilometers, and the volume of water – about 23 thousand cubic kilometers, which represents 20% of the world and 90% of Russian reserves of fresh water.

The set of species in the lake plants and animals not found any more in a single reservoir of the globe. Lake Baikal 848 species of endemic animals (60%) and 133 species of endemic plants (15%). The lake is home to 52 species of fishes of several families. Lake Baikal is included in the list of unesco World Natural Heritage. Severe floods occurred in the western regions of Ukraine over a hundred years, Ukraine has not experienced such severe floods. Because of persistent heavy rains in Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Transcarpathian, Ternopil and Chernivtsi regions killed 22 people. Over forty thousand homes were flooded. Move in many localities can only by boat, blurred many roads, damaged bridges.