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if you review economic up downs in the fight at. the london new york shanghai and the rest of life doing meet a few will be every week. as area bag is classified as one of the world's thirty most polluted sites it's tanneries are an auslan out ecological disaster playing to waste everything around them every day the factories belch for fifteen thousand cubic meters of toxic refuse leaving it to pile up amid the housing and along the river bank. the demand soon the waste floods into to
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a lings penetrating the soil and filtering down to contaminate the water tables. the brewery gangle river flows through the slum is paying the highest price. the tenor is used vast amounts of water millions of liters of water are required to wash treat and tender skins. this water goes into the sewers. it's no longer useful you know that it is discarded. it ends up polluting the river. haven't you noticed the state of the burger rivers water this is the water that flows into it. all this water laden with chemical products is dumped directly into the river with no. purification.
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i think this event is their life say enough this is the only a walk of i guess that really struck up and the point of god god dependent on this rebirth for a number of frees this we just saw some of which are believed by defy the affair by the lead their way of being. we wash ourselves here because we have no other choice we have no running water but there are always two hundred people waiting at the public fountains so we have to wash in this filthy water. just like many others the owner of the small town every specialized in dying skins is unconcerned by the hazards his activity gives rise to.
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the morning this evacuation system has been in use for a long time. it is dirty water inevitably goes into the river. there's nowhere else for it to go that's the way it is. that really got it would naturally flow into the river. thief of course water containing chemicals is bad for the health probability bubble but if we worried about toxicity it would stop working. to go by when it was ready to do that. in this country and the polluters needed factory owners well polluting they don't feel like you know. philip again is a bangladeshi scientist in ten years he's been the only person to study the question of the pollution produced by the ten days of his area back. i think that that situation has become waters the. the washed polluted area that i
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have ever seen in bangladesh and in many other countries. maybe maybe he didn't get hurt yet and all the factories. releasing their treated liquid waste. seventy per cent of the total position that is being caused to these revert is coming from the teddy. dumping chromium into their favor what does and is very difficult to take chromium out of your system. if you're such a slacker is contaminated with chromium and if it is contaminated activity that you can't even cure it that means you're actually exposing the entire population of the city into a very deadly n.s.e. just.
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to turn loose of poisoned the city's entire canal system. was the main artery of. water and fish to the population. today it's the third most polluted river in the world no living will can the sun can survive in it the stench it exudes makes even sailing there is a difficult. mission . that fellow. did. you don't if you don't. show but it would. cost on the nose the water is poisoned there can't be any fish with the tanneries. and our forefathers were fishermen and lived off it because we haven't caught anything for seven. months now the film.
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thank god we carry on even if there are no more fish we can barely survive. that should look. to do all you see are empty nets of our you know what. was. good you know. yes there. was. the. run. but. it's only during the rainy season with the fall of freshwater the fisherman couldn't hope to catch a life fish. it would take many years and millions of years to clean this water though didn't really. was i. have that
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is i have been eating here for thirteen years when i want to resign clean and my husband was a fisherman and when the king thanks to see him out that i was today the fish from the wood a gander is inedible and my husband is out of work if the river were cleaned well could leave well from it hog out of the government is responsible for the state of the buddha gone long look what happened to it that this river runs right through how could they let this happen and the government does nothing. the human an ecological consequences are nothing short of acts tester for. the world trade organization has ruled that all turn to is must be brought up to international regulation re standards by two thousand and fourteen that bangladesh finds itself in a catch twenty two situation how to continue developing its booming leather industry and at the same time respond to the health and environmental. concerns of
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its population. to deal with the situation the department of the environment has appointed mr choudary and his mission is to bring the factories up to standard and to sanction the polluting industrialists that's to say ninety nine percent. and how can i say that it's easy it's pretty much complicated. challenging. family stress conan and also for local race and the engines because. each in their benefit and dry after having. we raise so much pressure from the destroyer owners from the high yields the following complaint about pollution is to challenge very intense scientific team have come to take some samples.
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yes are you listening to me not all along they do find out which factories are responsible i think a belongs to the group with what do the. money. we've got to get samples. telling the. young boy did the pollution if in grazing there were swimming ones over here how it becomes so that their. money is money out of how we got those samples. on the field. after discovering an exceptionally high level of water pollutants he visits the turner. coming over here we found this illegal trade did this releasing the dog sick water without having to pretend this is a plague in polluting water going to the pound and polluting the agriculture the cows you'll see taking the plant. having this really did work there and they made
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this the candle stick to be ordered let's go up this dust is very dangerous one of those factories dust emissions are poisoning us. this it also does that mission from this factory and we had a big epic. the funny thing problem i think there's a problem with your water the oxygen levels in it will be low with the smell of money drop the water is bad i can tell from that smell. but it wonder they can we did a bit up but it would seem your water treatment system isn't working every day i got to get this and i know. you've invested in installing it but it doesn't work. but it d.p.p. but it's not functioning and this is this is proof of your failure the oxygen level is very low but i'm going to test it in front of you. right you can pick up it's very poor water odor and color are so strong in order to. you'll see. this
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money from practical experience and this is what it is dog free from pollution samples show the level of oxygen dilution in the water to be zero point four for a fish to survive it should be at nine. but there this is a warning so that you correct your errors but i'm going to have to sanction you for your wrongdoing you'll be closed down if you do nothing but to believe me i've had many factory shut down but you can check what i'm telling you it's in the press. to start your tree fine for polluting the environment is ten thousand euros yes appears this remains more of a threat than actually enforce ment of the law. putting to transparency international bangladesh is one of the twenty most corrupt countries in the world in his area bag nine of the largest turner is are owned by government members.
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after being. a person having already. been told try to take some held high hopes to get free this been a. good example from our legal action. they tried to get some help from now i hope so but. didn't blow this. already. every day it's the government gets seen and the government gives invade easy because they get your news money because the dandy owners hallooing but and then we punish them money that. crosses self enforcing laws. after decades of prosecuting a coburg in poxy war against around can washington change its behavior many in
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washington have dismissed obama's all branch out of hand many in iran are just as mistrustful is this quest for peace a fool's errand. made out of. real fighting. it's no good saying. to you military service and you can expect some of the toughest training. for the rest of the pump to. see. the millions around the globe struggle with hunger each good. what if someone offers a lifetime food supply no charge. they can the very strong position against g.m.o. and we think that's. the genetic anyone.
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there is no. evidence that there is any problem with genetic engineering when you make a deal. or is free cheese. free . golden rice. you look at the videos we get from syria these days you know people chaplin chopping off eating the intestines this is far worse than something that you play being that hollywood movie is very nice in states of america and stop supporting people who have ideologies crush humanity in the name of religion in the name of interest in any political and.
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in two thousand and three the supremes called raise the alone ordering that his area back towner is to be relocated and brought up to stand the designated land fifty kilometers through. was intended to accommodate the tanneries as well as a water treatment plant nine years later and still nothing has happened environmental activist up to mass and is working to be launched this project. this place was a bit you know it was pretty clumsy place it is a law and security after. setting up a new. city here. filled up the. people of getting thrilled and. dancing has been done. but tell them so people come
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here to the hundreds of people are coming here to see the new place how do developing know it is not developing at all this fight oh this can we men from the government although this is from the government down there you and others have not not this and the owner has moved from this has shown any initiate the moving from this place to god please the reason is that you didn't go far. and making their. investment environment friendly they probably would have to make a major contribution with their profit but we don't understand one thing. industry group can be much stronger than the government when the quarter did good for the gander is have to move within a certain day if they are they have to shed dollars then it was actually the government who are big on behalf of the dead lady owners in the court and the government pleaded for an extension after so you see the gallery owners and the
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government going to get there in asking for more pain from the court it could have been just the other way around. this developing country of one hundred fifty million inhabitants ensures its economical survival thanks to the letter and textile industries which represent eighty percent of the nation's exports the market is booming. production costs in china have doubled over the last five years and the dish has become the place to go so buyers from the west in two thousand and ten alone the production heroes forty percent. the industry supports a multitude of smaller businesses drying transportation waste intimidation and incineration. approximately one million people live for less than manufacturing and it's on syria activities nothing goes to waste in the strait.
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small skins will become purses and bags. even scraps of flesh fat and died less a remnant of we used. can . these also cuts destined for the open air factories. that. cleared out yes yes we pick them up with our bare hands. and what's that. to gauge and it would lever shavings the machines shred them i'm going to they're
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going to. make a dent and i think that's the been i'm going to do anything with that over there that's the fight we used to make so. it's only money everything is what we see here is bad i mean these are actually waste solely to waste from the tanneries these are being used for different purposes i mean this is solid and liquid mix used for making salt but i know from the much you brian is that i mean these. dry crashed and this is actually raw material that he's trying to turn around or manufacture on three feet much and come out laughing at that ok to see sophie total fish feed and bone to pick. this bone meal is made from lesser leftovers
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pulled with animal carcasses and beef and trails it's then used to see chickens and also prunes for the european market. jane. want to see. many. options on the sea and they can see people eating fish and. chicken. paid to these. terrorists to get you to my body. but what you see here is time believe me i don't think of any. or any any place. eighty open a meal sack trees here built in the middle of housing and give those toxic fumes
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day and night which makes death the most polluted city in the world. when you see the smoke over there what i want to say about how long could anyone last here is that take a look at the x. rays of inhabitants lungs any of them you'll see they're black under x. ray they appear black. a candid moment by talks of fumes here spread for miles around. me dad. you can smell it you're going to turn up or not is good north south east or west in a fifteen kilometer radius is it getting stiffer to get them up and yours the same just. how much do you earn a mile twenty seven euro's and how long do you work for nonstop survey say they work on this group hour.
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and in half an hour don't salary the children of bangladesh also toil for the leather industry day to contribute to the nation's economy and do no trivial. holding to the president of the franco bangladeshi chamber of commerce the country's strengths is its works holds. before we take that bomb of this we continue to stay in the competitive level because we have been a large young force coming into the market embarrassed about two million work force . coming to market the present infrastructure industry and other infrastructures and private media and these people are waiting for you know benefit disguised. from them maybe why do you need. two workers where five workers are walking so
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this is an advantage obama. elicit workers party made up of child labor those figures enable us to tell how many children a working in the leather industry that there are everywhere despite the fact that bangladesh is a signatory to the international convention on the rights of the child its child labor is not clandestine and. eighty percent of bangladeshis live on less than two years a day the whole family has to work mothers often have no other choice than to go out to work school is still a luxury for the majority of children here. in
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his area back over fifty percent of the population is illiterates. and i hope my daughter will grow up to be a good person that she'll have an education that she'll learn to read and write i want to be able to give her that.
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the european union contributed two million euros to a number of whose area back turner is in the aim of producing a clean alysa announce the results when significant the only means of saving the population in the environment would be to place the tanneries outside. the moves of this kind is costly and would increase production costs by european purchases prepared to accept such a deal. the saddest thing is that we in this country we need industrialisation but not such a distillation because east africa you teach here is really really sad story. but i do have the best i have seen that in a number of cases once the european view is once the european consumers i thought
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about the fact that take a position and that situation to improve. so i would definitely hope that the european consumers would start asking question so that tayseer get improved because in this particular case is if the buyer stake a position that can actually make life difficult for them. than anyone. else. and i took almost an hour to set up the. lovely. kind of life they. can do you think we're going to be poor old our lives. as it is not as i just want to earn more money if you don't need to be reach it all ok in the south .
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there's a nine story building i noticed that standing on a true for some men in civilian clothes holding a sniper rifle. to say something that offends so they do they don't use blank or wooden shells but the building was but a room how much time into restorers. we voted for yeltsin in the referendum and deputies of the supreme soviet didn't appeal to us out of all we have to support
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yeltsin otherwise it would have been civil war. you know.
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