Death on the St Lawrence (1990)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Michael Buerk

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1990

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

Examines the disturbing story of the Beluga whales of the St Lawrence estuary, whose bodies have become so contaminated by pollution in the water that they are defined as toxic waste. It looks at some of the chemicals involved and some of the industries responsible for their presence in the water, and investigates the disturbing contamination of all life in the St Lawrence waters, and those of the Great Lakes, which passes throughout the food chain, including humans who live in and get food from area.

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