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Inside The Americas - Lake Titicaca Faces Pollution Challenge

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Lake Titicaca stretches for more than 8,000 kilometers and in addition to separating Peru from Bolivia, it is also the largest and highest fresh water lake in the world. But its fishing and tourism industries face challenges from pollution, both from individuals dumping garbage to toxic waste and sewage from cities such as El Alto. The two countries plan to build waste treatment plants in the next five years, but this could be too late, especially for reviving the ancestral fishing industry. teleSUR