Problem

Threatened seasonal inland saline lake habitats

Other Names:
Endangered intermittent brackish lakes
Threatened semi-permanent alkaline lake environments
Threatened playa lake habitats
Threatened dry salt lake habitats
Threatened hbitats of salares
Nature:

Pollution (acidification) may affect such bodies of water. In arid areas climate change and variability will also affect such lakes. Other factors may include the rate of water abstraction lowering the water table and reducing the store of underground water.

Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
13.05.2019 – 18:19 CEST