Water in Lake Malawi turns green

– – The water in Lake Malawi has turned green in a rare phenomenon that has raised concerns among citizens. Authorities in the country have explained that the greening of the water was caused by a bloom in toxic algae. Forestry and Natural Resources Minister Nancy Tembo said that occurred after heavy rains and wind mixed up the nutrients found at the bottom of the lake. She said the lake had become eutrophic – a condition where aquatic life begin to die off as oxygen levels reduce. The minister has…

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