A group of indigenous women from Bolivia and Peru supported by a NGO, carry out the cleaning of garbage washed along the coast of the Titicaca lake in an attempt to mitigate the harmful effects of pollution on native fauna and flora.
Human and industrial waste is threatening Lake Titicaca's ecosystem and the sustenance of nearly 1.3 million people living along its banks.
South America's largest lake was once worshipped by the Incas. But human and industrial waste are threatening Lake Titicaca's ecosystem and way of life, especially for around 1.3 million people living near its banks in Peru and Bolivia.
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