Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Cows-in-the-Polluted-Lyari-River-27MZIFL68YRV.htmlConceptually similarIlyas Works in the Riverbed Burning off E-WasteGP01J9ACompleted★★★★Dogs Looking for Food Around the Lyari Riverbed.GP01J9CCompleted★★★★Burning E-Waste Next to The New Lyari Express Way in KarachiGP01J8VCompleted★★★★The New Lyari Express Way in KarachiGP01J9MCompleted★★★★Teenager has Black Hands from Burning E-Waste in KarachiGP01J9PCompleted★★★★The Lyari Riverbed is Used as a Garbage DumpGP01J8XCompleted★★★★Abu Bakr and Asad Ali Work in a Scrap Yard with Plastics and E-WasteGP01J9ECompleted★★★★A Bird feeds on a Dead Horse Decomposing in the Lyari RiverbedGP01J9FCompleted★★★★★★The Water in the Lyari River is Pitch BlackGP01J8YCompleted★★★★View AllGP01J93Cows in the Polluted Lyari RiverCows cooling down in the Lyari river which is polluted by huge quantities of waste, directly dumped into it or burnt off in the riverbed. Locations:Asia-Karachi-Lyari-PakistanDate:14 Aug, 2008Credit:© Robert Knoth / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4500px X 4500pxKeywords:Cows-Electronic waste-Electronics-KWCI (GPI)-Poverty-River pollution-Shanty towns-Toxics (campaign title)-Waste disposalShoot:Toxics E-Waste Documentation in PakistanIn the Karachi district of Lyari, hundreds of workers, including teenage children, earn their livelihoods by dismantling electronic scrap and extracting valuable components such as copper to sell. This is an insight into the personal cost of e-waste. Thousands of tons of e-waste such as discarded PCs, mobile phones and TVs, are dumped in Africa and Asia every year. Greenpeace research shows that some of this waste is exported from Europe to Pakistan.