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  • piles of dead fish are washing ashore at Uganda's Lake Victoria and without a clear cause, according to the local fishing community.

  • Uganda's Ministry of Agriculture said on Sunday that a usual phenomenon caused by hypoxia may have led to the deaths, although people in the area told Reuters the death rate was much higher than in the past.

  • Teddy, now Gadea is a fishmonger in Qi, Gong Gu told us, and then you use really in the lake has become very polluted.

  • That may also be one of the causes.

  • Our Children swim in the water sometimes mostly the young ones go swimming without their parents knowledge now with fear.

  • The water they swim in is what is killing the fish.

  • We don't know the cause.

  • We do not know how hard it is going to become and where we will end up way.

  • Over the last few years, agricultural chemicals from industry farms and settlements near Lake Victoria have put stress on the environment on the people.

  • We have also Amos, where Manya is a campaigner for Greenpeace Africa.

  • All these stressors are perfecting the leg.

  • They're also affecting the 300 over three milion libraries that depend on this resource.

  • The Ministry of Agriculture ruled out poisoning, saying only the Nile perch species have been affected by the phenomenon.

  • In a statement, it said that it is suspected the recent storms on the lakes caused mixing of the different waters, thereby reducing the oxygen levels.

  • On that further tests were being conducted the determine the definitive reason behind the deaths.

piles of dead fish are washing ashore at Uganda's Lake Victoria and without a clear cause, according to the local fishing community.

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Dead fish wash up on Lake Victoria's shores

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/14
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