Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo
A Toxic Life
Dead tilapia fish float in the Salton Sea near Salton Sea Beach, California, USA. Erosion and high toxicity levels from farm runoff have left the Salton Sea increasingly contaminated, causing the end to sea life and the desertion of the towns along the lakeside. All human beings depend on the environment. A safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment is integral to the full enjoyment of a wide range of human rights.