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Bolivia's once second largest lake completely dry

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By Euronews
Bolivia's once second largest lake completely dry

<p>Bolivia’s once second largest lake is now completely dry after the worst drought in a quarter of a century. </p> <p>Describing themselves as climate refugees, locals living next to lake Poopo in the south of the country say everything has perished including their livelihoods. </p> <p>The prolonged drought is thought to have been exacerbated by the El Nino weather phenomenon and rising global temperatures. </p> <p>Severe water shortages in the Latin American country have seen widespread rationing introduced.</p>