Mekong River South­east Asia 4,350km

Asian Diver (English) - - Man & Sea -

Twelfth longest river and

sev­enth longest in Asia

Runs through six coun­tries Es­ti­mated an­nual fish har­vest is over

2.6 mil­lion tonnes per year – 18% of the to­tal global in­land fish­ery har­vests

POL­LU­TION: HOW & WHO

• Heavy met­als mines and in­dus­trial waste from heavy in­dus­tries

• Agri­cul­tural waste and sewage • Sewage and rub­bish from

peo­ple liv­ing along its banks

EF­FECTS OF POL­LU­TION

Aquatic life and amount of fish has been se­verely de­pleted.

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