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Pollution in Lake Titicaca, Peru

Pollution in Lake Titicaca, Peru

training, research, and management

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Published by Westwater Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Instituto de Aguas Alto Andinas, Universidad Nacional del Altiplano in Vancouver, Puno, Peru .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Titicaca Lake (Peru and Bolivia),
  • Water -- Pollution -- Environmental aspects -- Peru -- Puno Bay.,
  • Eutrophication -- Titicaca Lake (Peru and Bolivia),
  • Water quality management -- Peru -- Puno Bay.,
  • Aquatic resources -- Titicaca Lake (Peru and Bolivia)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementT.G. Northcote ... [et al.], editors.
    ContributionsNorthcote, T. G., Westwater Research Centre., Instituto de Aguas Alto Andinas.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14478081M
    ISBN 100920146368
    LC Control Number89091096
    OCLC/WorldCa19390906


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The book told about the inhabitants’ primitive life Peru book, and how, in the midst of our fast paced world of technology, stepping onto the islands was like stepping into life as it was a few thousand years ago.

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Peru and Bolivia’s governments agreed to work together on initiatives to clean up Lake Titicaca, but sometimes government moves too slowly Peruvian scientist Marino Morikawa is an experienced environmental specialist who successfully cleaned up a wetland in Chancay years back.

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It's actually hard to find the words to say how delightful this book by: Lake Titicaca (Puno) Lake Titicaca occupied an important place in Andean mythology. According to legend, Manco Cápac and Mama Ocllo—the children of the sun god and founders of the Inca Empire—emerged from its waters.

Peru and Bolivia share sovereignty of this navigable lake, the highest in the world (3, m.a.s.l.). Pollution in Lake Titicaca threatens human health, local fisheries and also the survival of giant frogs.

There is waste from mining coming into the lake. Maruja Inquilla is. A Lake Titicaca catamaran tour is also a great way to transition between Bolivia and Peru during your Latin America vacation.

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In the Andean highlands, Lake Titicaca joins these two countries whose cultures have evolved together for most of history. There is no change of culture or scenery when you cross to the other side.

PERU. At dawn we arrive in Puno on the shore of Lake Titicaca situated on the border between Bolivia and Peru.

It is the highest navigable lake in the world with a surface elevation of 3, metres (12, feet) and the largest lake in South America as well.The house is located on Amantani Island - Lake Titicaca (rural area), has unique spectacular views of the lake, you can also observe closely the authentic cultural traditions of the locals.

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