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Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Bor river/Timok river Watershed
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The graphic shows the watershed area of the Bor and Timok rivers, and the areas potentially affected by pollution.The southeast Serbian municipality of Bor is paying a high price for the century-old industrial exploitation of its copper resources. The citizens and the municipality of Bor have recently embarked on a participatory process in order to identify and tackle their most threatening environmental problems.