Future of Brazil’s contaminated river unknown
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Future of Brazil’s contaminated river Doce still unknown

On 5 November 2015, an iron ore waste dam burst in the town of Mariana, Brazil. Nineteen people were killed and mining waste was dumped into the river Doce.

The river's water has now been deemed fit for consumption but its native fish species have not reappeared.

  • 07 Nov 2017