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Voices from the Roof of the World: Wealth of the Nation – English | S2-E8

Season 2, Episode 8: Kyrgyzstan’s Naryn River, born near the Petrov Glacier, begins its journey next to a massive gold mine, long, troubling environmentalists. Although the river is very important for agriculture and power production, the environmental awareness of those who depend on its health is low. Raw sewage is routinely dumped into Naryn River. A drought and melting glaciers would deplete the Toktogul reservoir, jeopardize the viability of the power station. We talk to those trying to save a river in serious condition. Episode Director: Iskender Aliev Series Producer: Andrew Tkach Locations: Naryn, #Kyrygyzstan