Lake Malawi mass fish deaths

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Kironga, Lake Malawi. Google Earth.

Large quantities of dead fish have washed up along the shores of the Kironga district in the north part of Lake Malawi. This follows sightings of dead fish on other shores around the lake. The Malawi government is investigating to determine the cause of the fish deaths. A recent spill at a nearby uranium mine is being looked at as a possible cause. The story about the untreated radioactive material that leaked into Lake Malawi can be found HERE. The story about the dead fish and the government investigation into the causes can be found HERE.

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