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Lake Koroneia in northern Greece is dying

Guardian: Fence posts mark what was once the edge of Lake Koroneia, now several metres from the shore. Greece's fourth-largest lake, near Thessaloniki, used to extend over 45 sq km. In 30 years it has lost a third of its surface area, its depth has shrunk from five metres to only one, sometimes less. In summer 2009 you could walk across. In the heart of Europe a lake is dying. There is a tip beside one of the fence posts, with an old television, broken furniture and bin liners. Yet this place belongs to...