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Trees burnt by acid rain
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Acid Rain

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Acid rain or acid deposition is created from a variety of pollution sources. It has damaging effects to the environment, outdoor structures, and humans. Though some attempts to re Read More
Chernobyl after the accident
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9. Chernobyl, Ukraine

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In 1986 a secret Soviet Union power station at Chernobyl exploded, tossing radioactive particles into the air that spread all throughout Europe. Even now, more than 20 years later, Read More
Polluted River Kathmandu, Nepal
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To reduce pollution which harms us by contaminating Air, Water and Soil

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Air, water and soil pollution all have a negative effect on the health of humans as well as our environment. Pollution is caused when waste products are released that cannot be ef Read More
Norilsk Factory
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8. Norilsk, Russia

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Noted by The Blacksmith Institute (1) as one of the world’s ten most polluted places, Norilsk, Russia shows a deeper picture of despair than T.S. Eliot’s poem, The Waste Land. Read More
The City of Linfen
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2. Linfen, China - feeding China's apetite for coal

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China's growing need for energy has resulted in massive pollution. Linfen, in the Shanxi province, sits in the middle of a coal belt, and has some of the worst air pollution in the Read More
Vapi pollution
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5. Vapi, India

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Vapi, India is in crisis due to an overwhelming problem with industrial pollution. Local industries are causing soil, groundwater, and river pollution by dumping heavy metals, pes Read More
Ocean dumping
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Ocean Dumping

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Ocean dumping occurs whenever human waste and garbage, either accidentally or purposefully, is dumped into the ocean. Waste can include anything from industrial sludge to garbage s Read More
A Smoggy Day in Tianying, China
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3. Tianying, China

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Along with lead production, battery recycling centers in the Tianying area dump massive quantities of harmful heavy metals without regard for the consequences. The heavy metal poll Read More
Dzerzhinsk's Factories
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7. Dzerzhinsk, Russia

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This once-secret town is left with a legacy of pollution after decades of manufacturing massive amounts of toxins to be used in warfare. Read More
Air pollution in La Oroya
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6. La Oroya, Peru

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An American-run smelting plant provide jobs for thousands of Peruvians, but also poisons them with toxic levels of lead, copper, zinc, and sulfer dioxide. Read More
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