Lake Victoria: Casualty of Capitalism

Authors

  • A. Kent MacDougall

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-053-07-2001-11_6

Keywords:

Ecology

Abstract

Lake Victoria, the world's second largest fresh-water lake (after Lake Superior), has long been East Africa's chief environmental, economic, and nutritional asset. Its four hundred species of native fish have traditionally provided local fishermen with their livelihood and East Africans with their primary source of protein.

Published

2001-12-06

Issue

Section

Articles