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Devotee - Ganga India River Lifestyle Ganga Box 4 File 5 m15 10 Devotee Ganga

The Ganga is the world’s most revered river but it is also one of the worlds most polluted. The images and text focus on three main areas, the Ganga, the People and the Ganges River Dolphin.

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The Ganga and Its People - India River Lifestyle Box 4 Specials File 4 1m 15 Bathing on the Ganga

The Ganga is the world’s most revered river but it is also one of the worlds most polluted. The images and text focus on three main areas, the Ganga, the People and the Ganges River Dolphin. The Ganga - from its sauce at Gaumukh to Sagar Island where it meets the Bay of Bengal, looking 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.

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Bathing Ghat Varanasi - India River Lifestyle Ganga Box 4 File 5 m18 1 Devotees at bathing Ghat Varanasi Ganga

The images and text focus on three main areas, the Ganga, the People and the Ganges River Dolphin. The People - from the relatively less populated rural villages to the most densely populated locations along the Ganga. Where hundreds of millions of people live and whose livelihoods rely on this most pious river. For many the Ganga is a ‘Goddess’ and will take care of the pollution.

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Burning Ghat Cremation - India River Lifestyle Ganga Box 4 File 5 m18 16 Varanasi Cremation at Burning Ghat JPG

‘A Goddess – The Ganga’ – the images within this category link with text available. Please refer to ‘Text and Audio’ section. The images and text focus on three main areas, the Ganga, the People and the Ganges River Dolphin. The Ganga is the world’s most revered river but it is also one of the worlds most polluted.

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Cremation Area at Burning Ghat - India River Lifestyle Ganga Box 4 File 5 m18 15 Varanasi Burning Ghat JPG

The images within this category focus on three main areas, the Ganga, the People and the Ganges River Dolphin. The Ganga is the world’s most revered river but it is also one of the worlds most polluted.

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Ganga Cremation - India River Lifestyle Ganga Box 4 File 6 11ns 36 Bhagalphur Old New broken electric cremation kiln.

The images within this category focus on three main areas, the Ganga, the People and the Ganges River Dolphin. The Ganga is the world’s most revered river but it is also one of the worlds most polluted. With the new electric cremation kiln in the background having broken down and not being repaired people are left with no alternative, but to revert to their old method of cremating their dead thus adding more pollutants to the river system.

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Damming the Ganga - India River Lifestyle Ganga Box 4 File 6 m2 10 Tehri Dam Construction

Many dams and barrages are restricting the mighty Ganga’s flow.

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Another Barrage - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Narora UP Box 4 File 6 ns 3 12 Narora Barrage on Ganga

Many dams and barrages are restricting the mighty Ganga’s flow and also fish migration.

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Barrage Across the Ganga - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Narora UP Box 4 File 6 ns 3 13 Narora Barrage on Ganga

Many dams and barrages are restricting the mighty Ganga’s flow which in turn has a detrimental effect on it flushing mechanism.

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Scavaging - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns5 35 Feral Dog Eating Carcass

Pollutants come from a multitude of sources including the remains of dead carcasses of animals.

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Skeleton Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Fauna Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 9 14 GRD Skeleton

Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - Platanista gangetica gangetica The Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin is one of the world's oldest protected species.

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Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin Skeletons - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Fauna Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 9 15 GRD Skeletons

Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - Platanista gangetica gangetica - are listed as 'Critically Endangered' by the IUCN.

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Skeletons of Ganga (Ganges) River Dlophins - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Fauna Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 9 18 GRD Skeletons

Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - Platanista gangetica gangetica

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Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Fauna Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 9 24 Juvenile GRD

Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - Platanista gangetica gangetica The images within this category focus on three main areas, the Ganga, the People and the Ganges River Dolphin. The Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - one of the world’s oldest protected species yet a mammal very few people around the world are aware even exists let alone how important this ‘endangered’ create is to the river system.

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Friendly Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Fauna Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 9 25 Head Juvenile GRD

Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - Platanista gangetica gangetica According to the IUCN Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphins are in dire strates.

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Well Equipped - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Fauna Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 9 28 Mouth and Teeth GRD

Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - Platanista gangetica gangetica Although armed with many teeth Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphins do not masticate their food.

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Contemplation -India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 18 Fisherman at Dawn

Fishing is a hive of activity on the Ganga and is carried out by commercial fishermen, by traditional fishermen and also by well organised criminal elements.

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Fishing Village - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Homes Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 8 15 Traditional Fishermans Village

Many traditional fishing folk live in villages that stretch along the Ganga.

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Fishing Nets - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 1 Illegal Fishing Nets -

Although there are legal restrictions to the mesh size of fishing nets to be used by fishermen on the Ganga they are by no means strictly adhered to.

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Mesh Size - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 2 Illegal Fishing Nets -

Although there are legal restrictions to the mesh size of fishing nets to be used by fishermen on the Ganga they are by no means strictly adhered to.

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Illegal - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 3 Illegal Fishing Traps -

Although there are legal restrictions to the mesh size of fishing nets to be used by fishermen on the Ganga they are by no means strictly adhered to. Just as are the use of net traps.

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Traditional Fishermen - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 20 Fisherman -catch in basket

It is a hard life for the traditional fishermen of the Ganga with fish stocks dwindling.

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Survival - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 21 Fisherman - catch in basket

Traditional fishermen rely each day on enough fish to feed the family and go to market to earn some money.

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Traditional Fisherman - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 22 Fisherman Draws in Net

‘A Goddess – The Ganga’ – the images within this category link with text available. Please refer to ‘Text and Audio’ section.

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A Days Catch - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 26 Fisherman Catch

Traditional fishermen find it increasingly harder to maintain a sustainable lifestyle for them and their families.

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Blind Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphin - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Fauna Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 9 29 Head Eye Mouth Teeth

Although Ganga (Ganges) River Dolphins are blind they have a highly efficient echo location system.

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Scavaging by the Ganga - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Environment Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns5 E Feral Dog Eating Carcass

Pollutants come from a multitude of sources including the remains of dead carcasses of animals.

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Family Meal - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 27 Fish Size

Traditional Fishermen struggle for survival.

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Laundry - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns2 4 Adding to the pollution

More pollutants for the Ganga.

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Cocktail of Pollutants - India River and Ocean Lifestyle Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns4 33 Black Stream Cocktail of Pollutants enter river system

A cocktail of pollutants flow towards the Ganga.

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Pollution - India River Lifestyle Ganga Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 7 1 Cocktail Pollutants - Washing Fishing

The Ganga is the world’s most revered river but it is also one of the worlds most polluted. The People - from the relatively less populated rural villages to the most densely populated locations along the Ganga. Where hundreds of millions of people live and whose livelihoods rely on this most pious river. For many the Ganga is a ‘Goddess’ and will take care of the pollution.

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Village by the Ganga - India River Lifestyle Ganga Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns 8 14 Street Scene Pollution

Untreated waste products enter the Ganga from a variety of sources.

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Extraction - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Bhagalpur Box 4 File 6 ns1 28 Illegal Water Extraction

Illegal water extraction along the Ganga for crop irregation.

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Sand Mining - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Environment Narora UP Box 4 File 6 ns 1 21Sand Mining -.

The People - from the relatively less populated rural villages to the most densely populated locations along the Ganga. Where hundreds of millions of people live and whose livelihoods rely on this most pious river. For many the Ganga is a ‘Goddess’ and will take care of the pollution.

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Transport - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Transport BhagalpurBox 4 File 6 ns1 36 Transporting Hay on Ganga

Some forms of life on the Ganga have remained the same for years.

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Transport on Ganga - India River and Ocean Lifestyle People at Work Transport BhagalpurBox 4 File 6 ns1 E Transporting Hay on Ganga

Ancient designs still employed.

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Boatman on Ganga - India River Lifestyle Box 4 Specials File 4 1m 7 Boatman on Ganga sunrise.

For many the Ganga is a ‘Goddess’

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