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    Russia's endangered Lake Baikal - 29 Jul 08

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    Al Jazeera English

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    Two women have dedicated their lives to protecting Russia's Lake Baikal, their research proves that the lake is warming at a rate three times faster than the air.

    Their mission is to find new life forms and preserve existing ones.

    Located in south west Siberia, the lake contains 20 percent of the Earth's fresh water and is being severely affected by global warming.

    Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports.