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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Buriganga pollution

Children collect plastic bottle from polluted river Buriganga in Dhaka. The River Buriganga, which runs past Dhaka City, is at present one of the most polluted rivers in Bangladesh. The City of Dhaka discharges about 4,500 tons of solid waste every day and most of it is released into the Buriganga. The water of this river is now so polluted that all fish have died, and increasing filth and human waste have turned it an inferno.

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Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © kazi salahuddin Razu
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