Polluted River

10 Most Endangered Rivers

A report from World Wild Fund For Nature lists following Rivers as the most endangered rivers.

 

1.Salween, Nujiang or Nu River

Location: Shared by China, Myanmar and Thailand. It flows from the Tibetan Plateau.

Major Threat: Dams made on it.

2. La Plata

Location: It crosses five countries in South America. Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay & Bolivia.

Major Threat: Dams and Navigation.

3. Danube

Location: 19 European Countries.
Major Threat: Navigation

4. Rio Grande

Location: Border of US & Mexico.
Major Threat: Water Over-extraction

5. Ganges

Location: India & Bangladesh
Major Threat: Water Over-extraction

6. Murray-Darling

Location: Australia
Major Threat: Invasive Species

7. Indus

Location: China, India, Afghanistan and Pakistan
Major Threat: Climate Change

8. Nile

Location: 10 Countries in Africa.
Major Threats: Lowering of Water level

9. Yangtze

Location: Tibet-China
Major Threats: Pollution

10. Mekong

Location: China & Cambodia
Major Threat: Over Fishing.

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