Earth’s large lakes are shrinking Journal Article uri icon



  • Lakes play a crucial role in providing freshwater and support many essential ecosystem services. In a new study, we found significant water losses in 53% of large lakes on Earth in the past 28 years. These losses are attributed to human consumption, warming climate, and sedimentation. Two billion people reside in areas where lakes are drying, underscoring the urgent need for management solutions.

publication date

  • December 22, 2023

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  • hybrid

Date in CU Experts

  • December 26, 2023 9:31 AM

Full Author List

  • Yao F; Livneh B; Rajagopalan B

author count

  • 3

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Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2571-9262

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