Environment

The real danger lurking in the water: Romulus Whitaker on TED.com

The gharial and king cobra are two of India’s most iconic reptiles, and they’re endangered because of polluted waterways. Conservationist Romulus Whitaker shows rare footage of these magnificent animals and urges us to save the rivers that sustain their lives and our own. (Recorded at TEDIndia, November 2009, Mysore, India. Duration: 17:19)

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