Horrifying ‘river of trash’ flows through the capital of Lebanon

February 29, 2016 by  
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Last summer, officials in Beirut, Lebanon closed their main landfill, but they forgot one important thing: they failed to provide for a replacement. Now a health crisis mounts as two million tons of  trash spill into the streets, creating what people have begun to call a ‘ river of trash ‘ that flows through the city, spewing garbage and toxins into the once-beautiful area. Read the rest of Horrifying ‘river of trash’ flows through the capital of Lebanon

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Is Beijing’s Pollution So Bad that Residents Need a Fake Sun?

January 20, 2014 by  
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There’s no question that China is facing a dire pollution problem. We’ve already seen dozens of photos of the nation’s smog-ridden capital , and if that isn’t evidence enough, check out this  latest image from Tiananmen Square . A ChinaFotoPress   photographer visiting Beijing snapped up this image of a fake sunrise displayed on a large outdoor screen amidst a dense cloud of smog graying out the horizon and even a nearby building. Read the rest of Is Beijing’s Pollution So Bad that Residents Need a Fake Sun? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Air Monitors , Beijing smog , china , Chinese Pollution Problem , Chins smog , environmental destruction , health concerns , pm 2.5 , Pollution , Pollution epidemic , smog , smog levels in China , Technology        

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