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Peruvian fisherman Marcelino Coila Choque has seen Lake Titicaca's waters change from clear to cloudy over his lifetime. Image by Sara Shahriari. Lake Titicaca, 2012

El Alto is one of several growing cities in the Lake Titicaca watershed. Numerous Bolivians move here in the hope of finding better education and employment opportunities. But as the area sees a boom in population numbers, pollution increases and endangers the lake and the people who depend on it.


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Environment and Climate Change

Environment and Climate Change

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