Poison and pollution in our environment

Rodent baiting station in Borough Hall Park

Rodent baiting station in Borough Hall Park

The images above illustrate a common problem in our city. We utilize poisons to in baiting stations to help us do away with the rodent infestation. Likewise, we generate industrial pollutants that seep into our environment. Here’s an extreme case of industrial pollution that has resulted in mass die-offs of fish in rivers in China.

The article on CNN states:

Authorities cleared about 110 tons of dead fish from a 40-kilometer section of the river … The cause of the deaths, provincial environmental officials said, was the discharge of high levels of ammonia into the water by a local chemical plant…

Take a look at the original article for some disturbing images demonstrating the scale of the die-off.

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