Periyar River in Kerala Under Threat From Pollution

By Bidisha ShonarKoli Mamata | January 15, 2013 | India

The State Government of Kerala in India is being petitioned by international activists because a major regional waterway, the Periyar river, is under threat from pollution. Towards the mouth of the river, researchers have found high levels of DDT, lead, cyanide and mercury produced by local industry, agriculture and domestic...

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