February 06, 2019
A recent ruling in India has declared the people can no longer pollute or damage the Ganges. People have bathed, dumped raw sewage and placed cremated bodies in this river for centuries and now that is all supposed to change. Can centuries of behavior be changed and more importantly enforced?
The World's Most Polluted River Revealed in Photos
Written byAusta Somvichian-Clausen
Photographs by Giulio Di Sturco
April 12, 2017
An image of a woman walking on water might inspire awe under normal circumstances, but in this case it arouses something that feels more like horror.
Photographer Giulio Di Sturco captured scenes like this one in his Death of a River series: a woman traversing the Ganges River, ambling along on a bridge of muddied sandbags and waste, to show the extent of degradation that has afflicted this holy body of water.
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