This Balkan lake had almost disappeared
In the 1990s, Lake Dojran lost two-thirds of its water
with local fisheries and tourism nearing collapse
To reverse the decline...
North Macedonia began pumping water from underground sources
Local fishermen say there are now more fish in the lake
(SOUNDBITE) (English) MICROBIOLOGIST AND ECOLOGIST, PETRA POP RISTOVA, SAYING:
"Now, the situation is improved. However, we still face consequences on the ecology of the flora and fauna of the lake. So that means that we still have sources of pollutions that are polluting the lake and still the level of the water is not properly regulated."