Lake Titicaca May Be Able to Revive Itself, Even Though it Suffers from Illegal Waste Dumping

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Article courtesy of Staff of Telesur | April 12th, 2016 | Telesur | Shared as educational material.

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Marino Morikawa, a Peruvian scientist, has recently restored polluted wetlands through a micro-nanobubble system that trapped and destroyed viruses and bacteria. He also used biological filters which caught effluents such as heavy metals. The wetlands continue to improve their condition. Morikawa now points his attention towards Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in South America, which suffers from illegal waste dumping and widespread sewage. He had wanted to clean the wetlands without using chemicals. Read more about Morikawa’s expenditures here:

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