Friday, October 15, 2004

NEWS - Yangtze to be as bad as Yellow River within ten years

Interfax has this report with more devastating consequences for the Baiji Dolphin.
Experts have said that pollution and silt in the Yangtze River are so serious that it is in danger of becoming as bad as the Yellow River within ten years. With the forest on the banks shrinking severely, and with the native species of dolphin, sturgeon and saury probably extinct, life in the river is disappearing, according to experts, and the environment is facing crisis.