Popularity chokes the source of the Ganges

Sharma, Devinder
August 1991
New Scientist;8/17/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1782, p10
Warns that Gangotri, the source of the River Ganges in the mountains in Uttar Pradesh, is threatened by the increasing number of visitors to the site. Increasing pollution in India's holy river; Steps by the environmental ministry to prevent further environmental damage; Impact of new roads on tourism; Scarcity of formerly abundant natural resources; The Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests and their plan to restore ecological balance; More.


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