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World's deepest lake Baikal shrinking

Lake Baikal is currently at lowest water level in three decades

In 2014 for the first time over the past 60 years the water level in the lake Baikal dropped by 40 centimeters to almost a critical level - 456.09 meters against 456 meters believed a critical point. On February 3rd the Russian government approved a resolution on an ecological monitoring of the lake's unique ecological system. Images of the world's deepest and oldest lake - in photo gallery by TASS