World water day 2010

Feature story - 23 March, 2010
Chemical contamination is threatening our lakes and rivers, with severe impacts on human life and biodiversity. Activists around the world marked World Water Day 2010 by highlighting the growing presence of industrial hazardous chemicals in the world’s water supplies.

Argentinian artist Uriburu Garcia paints the Riachuelo green on world water day 2010.

Visit our Water pages for more on our water campaign or visit your local water site in China, Philippines, Thailand.