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Threats To Lake Naivsha

Lake Naivasha is a bird's haven with more than 500 record species.The lake is sparklin clean but the harmony is being disrupted by natural and human activities. Many of the plants life especially the papyrus, the perfect breeding grounds for fish is vanishing together.The number of hippos that inhabit the lake has dropped due to decreased water levels. The key threats to lake Naivasha are rapid loss of water through evaporation, human pollution, overpopulation and about 50 percent of the country's flowers coming from Naivasha. Investigation by Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, The National Environment Authority were launched in the wake of fish death to establish the cause. Findings absolve flower farmers, discourage of chemicals and pesticides into the lake need zero tolerance.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Nakuru, Naivasha, Kenya
 
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