“Slimy excretions” threaten the beauty of the Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal, an exquisitely beautiful mausoleum in India, is one of the most cherished and easily recognized buildings in the world. Now a World Heritage Site, officials have made numerous efforts to protect the marbled structure from air pollution, tourists, and, now, the excretions of bugs that proliferate in the adjacent polluted river.
By Annie Gowen
The Washington Post
August 6, 2016