Fund for Protection of lake Baikal congratulate the cleators of the manned submesible "Mir" on the 25-year anniversary
On December 12 a meeting of the Academic Council of the Institute, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the deep-sea manned submersible "Mir" took place at the big conference hall of the Institute of Oceanology by P.P. Shirshov of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
FPLB presented photo exhibition to the branch of MSU in Geneva
A working seminar on improving the effectiveness of international cooperation at Lake Baikal took place at the International Center for Education of the Moscow State University in Geneva on the initiative of the MSU Faculty of Geography, the Russian Geographical Society and the Fund for Protection of Lake Baikal. The seminar was aimed at discussing the results of the numerous European organizations working in the various areas relating to the issues of sustainable development of the Baikal natural territory, in particular the nature of the environmental system “Selenga-Baikal”.
Fund for protection of lake Baikal took part in the 7th National festival of the Science
On 12-14 October the 7th All-Russian Festival of Science took place in Moscow. The Festival goals are to explain the society in clear and simple language what scientists do, how scientific research improves the quality of life, what prospects it opens to a contemporary person. The Festival of Science aims at introducing visitors to the successes of science - both global and domestic. That is why, in particular, the Festival of Science in Russia chose this year the motto – “Touch science!”.
Fund for protection of lake Baikal held a scientific seminar for preparation of lake Leman and lake Baikal research
On September 24, 2012 an international scientific seminar for preparation of the expeditionary project for the nature research of Lake Leman (Switzerland) and Lake Baikal (Russia), organized by the Fund for Protection of Lake Baikal and the Research Foundation of Lake Leman (eLEMO) took place in Moscow.
Siberias lake Baikal feeling the heat
The "Butterfly Effect" the idea that on a global scale, even small events can have a ripple effect around the world is demonstrated in the work of a Russian family in Siberia that have for three generations studied Lake Baikal -- one of the most biologically diverse of the world's oldest and deepest lakes. In the 1940's, Mikhail Kozhov began taking detailed measurements of the lake's temperature. His granddaughter, Lyubov Izmest'eva, continues the family tradition.
There passes an exhibition of the photographer of the magazine "National Geographic Russia" in Ulan-Ude
The exhibition "Our Baikal" of the photographer of the magazine "National Geographic
Russia", who is a famous photographer from Buryatia Sergei Shitikov is held in Ulan-Ude. In total the exposition contains more than 30 large-formatted works.
The Republic of Buryatia has presented the conception of tourism development in the region
The presentation has taken place within the frames of the VI Baikal economic forum.
According to the developed project, 22 hotels of different levels of service will appear in the republic till 2020, the total number of rooms in them will amount to 2000. It is already known that the first five hotels have to appear in the period from 2011- till 2013, - the Press office of the Baikal Economic Forum informs.
The press briefing devoted to end of expedition "Mirs" on the Baikal
A final press briefing was held on September 8 on SibExpoCenter’s central square next to the displayed submersibles Mir-1 and Mir-2 to summarize the results of a large-scale multiyear project, the “Mirs in Baikal” Scientific Research Expedition, organized by the Fund for Protection of Lake Baikal.
The press tour for Russian journalists continues in Buryatia
The press tour for the Russian editions continues within the frames of the joint project of the Development Program of the UN and Company "Coca-Cola" "Each drop matters - Lake Baikal" in Buryatiya. Journalists of federal editions, in particular, newspapers "Kommersant", "Izvestiya", "Vechernyaya Moskva", youth magazines, radio, and also the Internet - bloggers participate in the trip. The press-service of the President and Government of the Republic Buryatiya informs on it.
Russian Mir mini-subs dive in Lake Baikal
Russia's Mir deep submersibles made a series of dives in the world's deepest freshwater lake to inspect crystals containing natural gas on Wednesday, the Fund for the Protection of Lake Baikal said. The dives took place near Olkhon Island, the largest island in East Siberia's Lake Baikal.