The lake is very vulnerable, so they are difficult to maintain. But their condition is largely ignored, even if it gets worse
More than half of lakes and reservoirs on Earth threatened ecological catastrophe. But the world pays little attention. This will be examined at the International conference on monitoring ecological status of lakes.
The Commission of experts at a conference in Japan stated that lakes are polluted with agricultural fertilizers, waste industry and human activity, and increasing demand for water contributes to the drying up of lakes.
Some lakes are already in a catastrophic state. For example, the Aral Sea located in Central Asia between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. After the direction of rivers flowing into it was changed to 60 years for agricultural purposes, the lake area has decreased in two times.
Experts say that other large lakes are under threat of destruction. This is lake Victoria in Africa, lake Okeechobee in Florida and lake Baikal in Russia.
Lake in the UK, for example, suffer from congestion caused by tourism, while risk and ecological systems. Although lakes in industrialized and developing countries are in danger, only rich countries can find the resources to save them. This is the opinion of experts.
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Austria – fairly compact country with, however, the variety of landscapes and diversity of cultural heritage. Majestic cities, charming villages, soaring mountains, sprawling plains, Royal resorts of mineral waters, Alpine lakes – all this creates a picturesque scene.
Located in Central Europe, Austria is surrounded on all sides by land. The country shares borders with Germany and Czech Republic to the North, Slovakia and Hungary to the East, Slovenia and Italy to the South and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the West. For six centuries, Austria was the center of the great Habsburg Empire, which at its peak included territories of modern Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic, as well as large parts of Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans. Although Austria does not play a dominant role in the European Union, it is one of the most interesting European destinations.
The country’s capital, Vienna, was once the citadel of the Habsburgs, it is to them we owe the abundance of beautiful attractions. The city is an architectural jewel and musical centre since the middle ages. Among the beauties of the city – Hofburg Imperial Palace and the adjoining Augustinian Church.
Salzburg, gave the world Mozart, is a picturesque town, surrounded on all sides by mountains. A trip to Salzburg should definitely include a visit to the Fortress Hohensalzburg, the Museum Continue reading
Among so many beautiful lakes there are some that have a special beauty. The color of the water in these lakes is far from familiar to us — if you get into another dimension, with beautiful scenery of another planet. In this collection I will tell You about 10 most beautiful colored lakes in the world.
Laguna Verde is a salt lake located in the southwest High plains of Bolivia. For those who know Spanish, the name of the lake itself speaks for itself — in a lake called Green Lagoon. This name appeared not just so, water here is really green. The lake is located at the foot of the licancabur volcano and the beautiful green tint of the water caused by minerals and other substances, including copper. Color lake is also known for its hot springs.
This chain of 6 dark blue mountain lakes located high in the mountains of the Hindu Kush in Central Afghanistan. In 2008 they became the first National Park of Afghanistan. The lakes were formed by mineral-rich water that seeps through the cracks in the cliffs and rocks. The reason for this hue of water depends on the mineral-rich water.
8. Lake Pukaki in New Zealand
The water of lake Pukaki can be described in a separate, own color, calling it ice-blue. Colorful the lake was formed by melting glaciers many years ago. The lake is replenished Continue reading