Ebrie Lagoon, Cote d'Ivoire
Industrial waste and domestic waste from coastal population have been disposed into the Ebrie Lagoon. Hypoxia has caused fish kills and changes in the trophic structure of the lagoon.
Type of regime shift
- Marine & coastal
- Freshwater lakes & rivers
Spatial scale of the case study
- Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)
Continent or Ocean
- West Africa
- Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
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Ukwe CN, Ibe CA, Nwilo PC, Huidobro PA. (2006). Contributing to the WSSD targets on oceans and coasts in West and Central Africa: The Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem Project IJOO 1, 21-44.