First snowfalls in Magadan, Russia. Photo by @YakovGR.
Since yesterday, my Twitter friends are sharing mobile photographs of the first heavy snowfalls in Magadan, the Far East / Russia. Yeah, it’s happening right now in September 2011, and snow is wet.
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Autumn at Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia. Photo by BaikalNature.
Indeed, what is the best season to visit Lake Baikal? It is a beautiful and interesting place to visit in any season! No doubts.
Check the post dedicated to this topic at AskBaikal.com. Saying thanks to Yulia and Pavel from the BaikalNature company, that provided me with fascinating pictures, links to videos and useful information on activity and weather pecularities.
Polar bears on Wrangel Islands. Photo by Sergey Gorshkov.
Apr. 27, 2011 – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) released the report that identifies 13 of the richest and most vulnerable places in the Arctic Ocean that should be considered for protection as summer sea ice melts and industrial activity expands into newly accessible areas.
Russia’s Siberian and Far-Eastern places are in that list. See all 13 top priority areas featured in the report:
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