Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve
The Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve is a natural area 50 km east of the Akhtuba River, created to preserve the intact semi-desert areas of the Astrakhan Region. The reserve is located in…

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The most beautiful national parks in the world
There are such unusual and picturesque places on our planet that you are amazed viewing them in photos. It seems that some artist depicted unrealistic, made-up paradises. There is so…

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Plant records
The smallest plant is considered to be a floating duck from Australian water bodies - its length is 0.6 mm and width is 0.33 mm, the weight of an individual…

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is preserved here

Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve

The Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve is a natural area 50 km east of the Akhtuba River, created to preserve the intact semi-desert areas of the Astrakhan Region. The reserve is located in Akhtubinsky district and is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Through the territory of the Bogdinsko-Baskunchaksky Reserve, migrations of birds from the north of Siberia to wintering sites occur. Most of the near-water and waterfowl birds stop in the valley of the river Bitter, where the highly mineralized water flows. The reserve includes the Big Bogda mountain and the salty lake Baskunchak, from which about 80% of all salt is mined in Russia. Continue reading

Pantanal
The Pantanal is a vast wetland in South America, located in the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, as well as neighboring countries - Paraguay and…

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South Ural State Nature Reserve
The conservation area, located in the center of the Southern Urals, has not been taken into account by scientists and ecologists for a long time. The South Ural Reserve officially…

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Ecological tourism in Karelia
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