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Endangered Lake in Ethiopia | Lake Hawassa


Years have passed since the concern has been rising about Lake Hawassa. It is among the water bodies in the country that are under threat due to human activities and expanding urbanization. The people residing around the Lake are experiencing and witnessing the threats on the lakes due to the rise in construction and weak drainage system. The Lake, which was a sanctuary for fascinating birds and habitat and diversified aquatic floras and faunas, is now severely threatened and its water level has been dropping alarmingly due to human activities related factors and deforestation. Experts, stakeholders and residents are talking of the ecological threat that the Lake has encountered with great concern.