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Fishermen suffer as Bolivia's second largest lake dries up

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Fishermen suffer as Bolivia's second-largest lake dries up Fishermen suffer as Bolivia's second-largest lake dries up Fishermen suffer as Bolivia's second-largest lake dries up Lake Poopo in Bolivia is disappearing due to global warming. Overturned fishing skiffs lie abandoned in the mud, while beetles dine on bird carcasses and gulls fight for food scraps. Here, in the semi-arid Andean plains of Bolivia, lies what was the country's second-largest lake - a once massive body of water that now been declared officially evaporated. Hundreds, if not thousands, of people have lost their livelihoods and left the area after Lake Poopo dried up in a development scientists have warned is the stark reality of climate change.