Scientists: Germany’s drying Brandenburg Lake is symbol of climate change

India Today | Aug 15, 2020 at 12:42 PM
  • After years of summer heatwaves and minimal rainfall, eastern Germany’s lakelands are drying out, local scientists say, to the detriment of fish and plant life as well as fishermen.
  • Spanning 218 hectares, it is fed from groundwater, leaving it at the mercy of rainfall and human water usage.
  • Human influence also plays a role.