Impressive images of water pollution in China

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Water Pollution in China: Pearl River is one of the world’s most polluted waterways. Pearl River has become the first cause of desertification in Guizhou (soil erosion, rampant pollution, damage to agriculture, etc.).

Erosion has affected an area of 73.200 km square, 41% of the area touched by its waters.

Many farmers have suffered from this situation, and almost 45 million of them have been or are about to be transferred elsewhere.

Delta contamination is even worse.

According to incomplete statistics, every year are thrown into the river 2 billion tons of sewages, industrial wastes, including 70% of urban sewers, 3/4 without any treatment.

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Images of water pollution in China

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The reflection of the Tancun district (Guangzhou) on the river Ishii black waters

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Guanling County, Anshun, Guizhou. Desertification has made life of local residents increasingly difficult
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Yunnan Province, Baoshan. After precipitation, debris and sediment flow into river
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Guanling County, Guizhou. Because of drought, water buffalo seeks relief in black water

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 July 2009, water pollution has caused among the aged population many cases of lung cancer and blindness

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Qujing, industrialization led to serious environmental problems

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Baoshan, mining pollutants flow into in the river

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Guangling County, residents are forced to raise pigs on the rocks

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Garbage and waste water sewage are discharged directly into the river

July 2009, traditional Pearl River Crossing
 
Pictures: Southern Metropolis Weekly via CinaOggi

 


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