The water in the lake Baikal turned green and smells bad

In Buryatia to discuss the appearance on the surface of lake Baikal dreadful and bad smelling spot, which appeared in the area of the Barguzinsky nature reserve.


Eyewitnesses write that all the water was green and algae and smells of something chemical. Residents believe that the cause may be algae bloom. Director of Podlemorye sanctuary Michael Ovdin confirmed that the spots appeared in the Barguzin Bay.

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Samples sent to the lab. I will write about the results. My opinion — the algae bloom and the pollen of conifers. Honestly, for 33 years of his life on the lake like never seen before — he wrote.