Peru investigates death of 10,000 Titicaca water frogs

Peru investigates death of 10,000 Titicaca water frogs
 

Peru's environmental agency is investigating the deaths of some 10,000 frogs whose bodies have been found in a river in the south of the country.
A campaign group says pollution in the River Coata is to blame for the deaths.
It says the government has ignored pleas for the construction of a sewage treatment plant in the area.
The Titicaca water frog is an endangered species that is found only in the huge freshwater lake shared by Peru and Bolivia and its tributaries.
The Committee Against the Pollution of the Coata River told the AFP news agency that the Peruvian authorities had failed to... read more

 
18 October 2016 in World News, Views: 60
Source: BBC
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