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Effects of Contamination

Effects of Contamination

What does “Lake Atitlán is dying” really mean? It means that the lake’s ecosystem is being destroyed, that it is now so contaminated that the threat of ecological collapse is real, and could be imminent. The lake actually has too much life in it —...
Causes of Contamination

Causes of Contamination

The Atitlán basin is volcanic in origin; it is surrounded by rock escarpments and volcanoes and has no outflow to the ocean, meaning that contamination that goes into the lake remains in the lake. Nutrient overloading has caused severe deterioration to the quality of...