OnePlanet: Reviving Rivers Aug. 12, 2011

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As the World Bank and India finally agree terms on a $1bn loan to clean up the Ganges, a team of experts who have spearheaded a remarkable transformation in the River Thames are to try and do the same to India's iconic river. This week on One Planet, we come from the banks of the Thames and the Ganges to explore what one river can teach the other - and ask the World Bank why this clear up operation will be different from previous attempts.



As the World Bank and India finally agree terms on a $1bn loan to clean up the Ganges, a team of experts who have spearheaded a remarkable transformation in the River Thames are to try and do the same to India's iconic river. This week on One Planet, we come from the banks of the Thames and the Ganges to explore what one river can teach the other - and ask the World Bank why this clear up operation will be different from previous attempts.