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The Federal Target Program “Protection of Lake Baikal and Socio-economic Development of the Baikal Natural Territory for 2012-2020” has been approved by the Government resolution dated 21st August, 2012 No. 847.
The state report on the condition of Lake Baikal is prepared to meet the needs of the state, legal entities, individuals and the global community in the reliable information concerning the condition of Lake Baikal and the Baikal Natural Territory, with consideration of international obligations of the Russian Federation with regard to Lake Baikal as a World Heritage Site of UNESCO.

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The Federal Target Programme Budget for the Baikal Protection Could Shrink
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The Federal Target Programme Budget for the Baikal Protection Could Shrink

It may be adjusted downwards by 2.5 billion roubles for 2017-2020 to 30 billion 276.2 million roubles

Published: 10 May 2018
Preserving the Baikal Lake is an Ecological Challenge defined in the May Presidential Decree
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Preserving the Baikal Lake is an Ecological Challenge defined in the May Presidential Decree

The Irkutsk region should actively participate in the work on national projects and programmes outlined in the Decree “On the National Goals and Strategic Objectives for Development of the Russian Federation for the period until the year 2024”

Published: 10 May 2018
Laws on Environmental Management Will Be Prepared in Collaboration with the Environmental Prosecutor's Office
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Laws on Environmental Management Will Be Prepared in Collaboration with the Environmental Prosecutor's Office

The Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk region is planned to carry out this work in interaction with Environmental Prosecutor's Office

Published: 08 May 2018
The Ministry of Agriculture Plans to Extend the Ban on Hunting the Baikal Seal
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The Ministry of Agriculture Plans to Extend the Ban on Hunting the Baikal Seal

The Ministry has taken the decision taking into consideration of the position of public and animal protection organizations

Published: 11 April 2018
Exclusion of inhabited localities from the Baikal lake water protection zone does not reduce the lake protection regime
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Exclusion of inhabited localities from the Baikal lake water protection zone does not reduce the lake protection regime

Only the ban on the use on their territory of cemeteries and filling stations is lifted

Published: 09 April 2018
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