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Siberia

Odds are you have never heard of the Ob River or of Novosibirsk. Perhaps you’ve seen them on a map and wondered. Well, the Ob is the Mississippi River of Siberia (well, one of three…but the Ob is the biggest). 792 more words

Climate

Overcapacity: Aluminium giant Rusal reports 70% net profit plunge -- China's huge stockpiles wreaking "far reaching" damage on the global economy

AFP

© AFP/File | Rusal’s Sayanogorsk aluminum smelter, in Russia’s Republic of Khakassia, Siberia

HONG KONG (AFP) – Russian aluminium giant Rusal said on Thursday net profit fell 70 percent in the first half of 2016, as weaknesses in global commodities markets keeps prices depressed. 234 more words

Breaking Away: Hong Kong to London by Train

 The Joys and Sorrows of a Small Blue World

The owl is calling in the garden.  The river is quiet, the mountain is alive with night life of a different kind… the wallabies, bandicoots, sugar gliders, frogmouths and the moths.   705 more words

Nature

Yekaterinburg and Krasnoyarsk

In the evening of the 17th of August we boarded the train for our very first long distance ride on the transsiberian railway: 28 hours from Moscow to Yekaterinburg! 346 more words

Fly Fishing Photo: Jako Lucas with a Pike in Siberia

Jako Lucas recently traveled to Siberia, where he and his crew encountered a range of big species on the fly including taimen and pike. Could you imagine stripping big flies to these toothy critters off the grid in Siberia?! 10 more words

Freshwater