Sunday, April 7, 2013

Now In China's Rivers: Decomposing Humans

Corpse-filled waterways in China are not exactly a new problem, yet they have attracted heightened attention in recent weeks because of the dumping of more than 16,000 pig carcasses—many of them disease-ridden—into the Huangpu River, which runs through the middle of Shanghai and provides more than a fifth of the city's drinking water.

Farmers also unloaded more than a thousand lifeless ducks into the Nan River in Sichuan province.