Lake Baikal pollution: Russia waste plans alarm experts

Scientists sound the alarm over pollution levels in the world's largest lake.

    Scientists are alarmed at Russian government plans to allow increased levels of pollution in the world's largest lake.

    Lake Baikal contains 20 percent of the planet's fresh water.

    Russian government leaders say they can better protect the lake by increasing permitted levels of waste.

    Al Jazeer's Step Vaessen reports from Lake Baikal, Russia.


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