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Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal

Veteran environmental journalist Peter Thomson"s intimate account of his journey to Siberia's Lake Baikal, the largest, deepest and oldest body of fresh water in the world, home to thousands of unique animals and plants and a piece of nature at its most fantastic.

A UN World Heritage Site that's beginning to be affected by pollution and other human activity, Baikal is nonetheless a place where there's still time to set out a new path that avoids the mistakes made in so many other parts of the world.

Sacred Sea brings the reader on a journey of exploration of Baikal, its people, natural history, environmental challenges and possible futures, while tracing the path of two brothers around the world from Boston to Siberia and back again entirely by land and sea.


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