29 Nov '14, 4pm

This is what happens when you ruin the beautiful things in this world:

A picturesque lagoon in Buxton, England has been dyed black in an attempt to discourage swimmers who might be drawn in by its beauty, only to expose themselves to the dangerous chemicals, “car wrecks, dead animals, excrement [and] rubbish” it contains. The lagoon is a former quarry that still contains toxic residue—including bleach—from its industrial days.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/picturesque-lagoon-dyed-black-to-sto...

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