• March 4, 2024

See This City Covered By Fog? You’re Going To Be Shocked When You Find Out What’s Really Going On.

China’s pollution problem is something that the rest of the world needs to be aware of. I have passed by stories in the media not thinking too much about them. I think it might be that I am too far removed from the situation. After seeing these pictures I can say that it is something that will be on my mind for a long time to come. It really puts the comparison of how good some of us have it into perspective.

A dead fish sits atop a heavily polluted lake. Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

 A dead fish sits atop a heavily polluted lake. 

fish that have died due to pollution. Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

All of these fish have died due to pollution. This fisherman is left to collect them. The frustration is pretty evident just by looking at his face.  

 Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

Scientists are saying that the pollution is so severe that it could cause the equivalent of a nuclear winter across all of China.

 Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

 It’s not just fish that suffer. All water life is effected.  

 Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

 Two thirds of the cities in China do not meet the country’s air emission standards. 

A heavily polluted lake in China. Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

Chemical plants illegally dump untreated waste into the Jianhe River turning it red. This is a journalist taking a sample of it.

Residents in Zhugao look with disgust at the polluted river that cuts through their city. Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

Residents in Zhugao look with disgust at the polluted river that cuts through their city. 

Rural areas in China have no where to put their trash, so it all goes into the river. Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

 Rural areas have no where to put their trash, so it all goes into the river. 

 Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

 Seems like a horrible place for a child to play. But they don’t have a lot of options.

Electronics scrapping yard in China. Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

 The world discards all of their used electronics in China. This is a scrapping ground. 

 Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

 Only 1% of China’s 560 million urban residents breath air that is deemed to be safe by European Union standards. 

Oil spill in China. Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

Oil spills are becoming more and more common because of the energy demands. Devastating. 

 Pictures of China’s Pollution Problem.

 Often times there are work and school closures because the air is too dangerous to go out in.

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