India wants to use flesh-eating turtles to rid the Ganges River of decomposing bodies
The Ganges River in India is one of the most sacred to Hindus. But it's also one of the most polluted in the world.
Even Those Trying to Save the Ganges from Sewage Insist on Bathing in It
India's Ganges River is one of the most heavily polluted bodies of water on the planet. Yet a myth endures that bathing in it, or drinking it, is completely safe.
Eat, Pray, Pollute: The Unintended Consequences of Yoga Tourism in Its Sacred Hometown
As more tourists than ever make their way to Rishikesh in search of physical and spiritual cleanliness, pollution in and along the Ganges has never been worse.