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* Our lifestyle
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* Our Planet.
This covers how we care for our planet: its geographical features, plus flora and fauna.

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This Audio extract focusing on the world’s most pious river the Ganga and the world’s most threaten aquatic mammal the Ganga or Ganges River Dolphin (GRD) Platanista gangetica gangetica

by Adrian Page 27. October 2010 10:31

‘A Goddess – The Ganga’


The Ganga – the world’s most unique river.

It is the river’s religious significance that makes the Ganga so unique - revered by hundreds of millions of people in India and around the world.

The Ganga’s headwaters emerge high in the Himalayas at Gaumukh before traversing northern India until the ‘Mouths of the Ganga’ meet the Bay of Bengal.

The Ganga is also one of the world’s most polluted river systems.

This audio feature looks at what human impact has been doing to the river system and the measures being taken to try and alleviate the problem.

A task made more difficult than other river systems around the world largely due to the religious factor.

This audio extract focuses on one conservation method being used - the use of the Ganga or Ganges River Dolphin, the world’s most threatened aquatic mammal, and considered ‘highly endangered’ by the IUCN.

It is hoped that this river dolphin will save the mighty Ganga which intern will result in saving hundreds of millions of people whose livelihoods rely on this most pious of rivers.

In October 2009 the Ganges River Dolphin was declared as India’s National Aquatic Animal,

The following ‘Audio’ extract is of a conservation group involved in trying to save the Ganges River Dolphin which they hope intern will save the Ganga and local fishing communities who rely on the river for their livelihood.

Listen to Audio here:

A Goddess The Ganga 2.mp3 (7.45 mb)