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(From South China Morning Post)
Byline: Staff Reporter in Guangzhou
The water at the mouth of the Pearl River is so badly polluted it is unsuitable for aquaculture or water sports and cannot sustain endangered species, according to a study.
Untreated human sewage was the main cause of the pollution, said the recent study by the Ministry of Agriculture, the State Environmental Protection Bureau and several other departments.
The water quality is so bad that 10 species of fish - including the little yellow croaker and sardines - have been severely affected. "Pollution is a long-standing problem in the Pearl River, but aquaculture in the river …