Acute problem: the most polluted rivers of the planet
• acute problem: the most polluted rivers of the planet
The problem of pollution is very serious in all the world. People no longer take care of fresh water, clean air and healthy food. The only thing that matters in our day - money. Just see how destroying the major rivers of the world industry, decided to save on the disposal of chemical waste!
Before you officially the dirtiest river of the world. The locals (on the banks of Tsintarum lives about 5 million people) throw all waste in the water. Polluted pond takes 50,000 lives each year, but only in the river swims about six million tons of garbage.
Industrial waste water turned Han River is now a swamp. Over the length of the river covers algae thick layer.
Huge city New Delhi uses river Yamuna as the primary source of drinking water. This also led the city sewer pipes: to all appearances, the Indians did not really get on with the process logic.
Great Mississippi has always been a major US river. And as long as people are not carried away with chemistry, it is considered pure water throughout the country. Today, go to the river is simply dangerous to life: only in 2015, several large chemical companies have merged here America 13 million tons of toxic waste.
In 2013, Chinese farmers from the surrounding area of Shanghai dropped in Huangpu 16,000 pig carcasses, which led to an unprecedented scandal. The river is the main source of drinking water for Shanghai, but China factories and the factory is still poured into her toxic chemicals.
Most of all Nigeria's oil is produced in the Niger Delta. Each year, with the full approval of the Government in the river dropping more than 250 thousand barrels of oil that have often led to a real ecological disaster.
Filipinos whose homes are on the coast Pasig can not take care of bridges and crossings: instead of water in the river flows the real trash. Just think, here take off in 1500 of household rubbish every day.
The waters of the sacred Ganges is so dirty that swimming here are afraid to even cows. Religious ceremonies, chemical effluents, funerals - all suitable for the Ganges. This, however, does not bother the Indians: unlike cows people without fear to make a bathing river and not taken out of drinking water.
None of the local no longer take seriously the official name of the river. Once urban factory began to merge here all the toxic waste from the dyes and now for the Chinese this bloody river.
According to the World Health Organization, the residents of the Argentine city on the banks of the River Matanza-Riachuelo get cancer are twice as likely than other people. Maybe the whole thing in bad luck, and perhaps in the fact that in the same river poured its chemical waste just four large plants.