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Lake Victoria is at risk of dying off from pollution!

Seeming pristine from a distance, Lake Victoria is at risk of dying off from pollution!

At 26,560 square miles (69,000 square kilometers), Lake Victoria is the world's largest freshwater lake, second only to Lake Superior in North America. The lake is shared by East African states of Kenya (6%), Uganda (45%) and Tanzania (49%). The lake with a 3450 km-long shoreline lies at altitude of 1135 meters above sea level, has a mean depth of 40 meters and maximum depth of 80 meters.

Read more: Lake Victoria is at risk of dying off from pollution!

Why L.Victoria pollution levels are rising:

Seeming pristine from a distance, Lake Victoria is at risk of dying off from pollution!

At 26,560 square miles (69,000 square kilometers), Lake Victoria is the world's largest freshwater lake, second only to Lake Superior in North America. The lake is shared by East African states of Kenya (6%), Uganda (45%) and Tanzania (49%).

Read more: Why L.Victoria pollution levels are rising:

A road in one of the most sensitive forest reserves!

When Uganda’s Ministry of Works, Housing & Communications (MoWHC) wanted a road constructed through Kashoha-Kitomi Forest Reserve in Bushenyi District, one of the nation’s most sensitive forest reserves, whom did they turn to? It was us (AWE).

Read more: A road in one of the most sensitive forest reserves!

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