Monday, July 19, 2010

The Most Polluted Rivers In The World

These were once gently flowing rivers, where fishermen cast their nets, sea birds came to feed and natural beauty left visitors spellbound. Villagers collected water for their simple homes and rice paddies thrived on its irrigation channels. Today, they are rivers in crisis, choked by the domestic waste of people and thick with the cast-off from factories. Its a shame that people have made such a mess of the planet.

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