Video: Mississippi fertiliser fears

Pollution and the increased use of fertilisers threaten US river's future.

    The Mississippi helped shape the United States as a crucial waterway along which agriculture and industry developed.

    But now the river is under threat from industrial pollution and the increasing use of fertilisers.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Clarke reports from the banks of what is the country's second longest river.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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