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20 December 2016 / The Siberian Times / Olga Gertcyk

Gone: endemic Baikal sponge has died completely in several areas of the vast lake

Listvyanka, Irkutsk, Russia

Vital for making its waters so 'pure', one theory is that rising underwater methane leaks are killing off the sponge, but is there a silver lining?

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