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

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.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST