Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Pollution turns Argentina lake pink” – below is their description.
Drone footage shows the Corfo lagoon in the Chubut province, which has been tinted pink because toxic waste from fishing has been dumped into it. Experts and activists say the pollution is caused by a chemical used to preserve prawns for export. The colour is caused by sodium sulphite, an antibacterial product used in fish factories. Local residents have complained about the foul smells and pollution concerns around the Chibut River that feeds into the Corfo lagoon. In protest against the continued pollution, locals have blocked roads used by fish waste trucks from entering the area.
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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south.
With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, the second largest in South America after Brazil, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation by area.
Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.