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The environmental effects of the growth of the flower growing industry around Lake Naivasha in Kenya.
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This satellite image on the NASA website illustrates the extent of flower production around Lake Naivasha.
"Bright white squares mix with fields of green, tan and purple along the shores of the lake. Sunlight glints off the long rows of glass greenhouses, turning them silvery blue and white in this view from space. Fallow fields are tan and pink, while growing plants turn the ground bright green."
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This 2011 video looks at the problems facing Lake Naivasha and discusses some of the solutions which will help to secure the long-term sustainable development of the region. It looks at the concerted efforts being made to restore lake naivasha's fragile ecosystem following massive fish deaths in 2010.
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A report about the rapidly receding level of Lake Naivasha.