Pollution in China




No State has not been able to become economically developed power without causing harm to the environment, and China in this regard, of course, is no exception. Due to the unprecedented growth of industry pollution problem in China today is particularly acute. According to the Ministry of Health, cancer was the most common cause of death in China. Only as a result of air pollution in the country die every year hundreds of thousands of people. Over the past few weeks, factories and car exhausts are so polluted air in Beijing that the Capital Airport had to cancel hundreds of flights. The stores were sold masks, and the government is trying hard to find a solution.


People walk past the plant chemical company «Jinhuarun Chemical Industry» in the city Zekou, in Hubei Province, China, Jan. 14, 2013. Over the past two years around a number of cities in Hubei province were built 20 chemical plants, and therefore greatly increased noise and air pollution and water. (How Hwee Young / EPA) 32,747,122

Woman doing morning exercises on the street in the city of Fuyang in Anhui province, China, Jan. 14, 2013. (China Daily / Reuters) 73,626,991

Window cleaners working in thick fog in Beijing, 26 October 2012. By 2015, Beijing plans to reduce the level of pollution by 15% by phasing out old vehicles, displacing plants from the city and the landing of new forests. By 2020, the level of pollution must be reduced by 30%. (David Gray / Reuters) 17,231,041

Worker stands on the roof of a building in Hefei in Anhui Province, China, Jan. 14, 2013. Chinese media reported that the government had to take urgent measures to combat air pollution. (Reuters) 92,275,618

Cars move in dense fog on the third ring road of Beijing, January 12, 2013. According to a study at Peking University and the organization "Greenpeace" in 2012, air pollution caused the premature death of 8600 people in four Chinese cities and brought economic losses of US $ 1 billion. (Jason Lee / Reuters) 35,492,828

Cars go slowly in thick fog in Hefei in Anhui Province, China, Jan. 14, 2013. (AFP / Getty Images)


Woman straightens her friend protective mask near the amusement park in Beijing, January 12, 2013. The degree of pollution in the Chinese capital has reached a dangerous level. Authorities recommended citizens not to leave their homes. (Alexander F. Yuan / Associated Press) 83,232,261

The woman in a protective mask waiting for a bus at the bus stop in Beijing, January 15, 2013. (Ed Jones / AFP / Getty Images)


Pedestrians walk across the bridge over the motorway in the heart of Beijing, 27 October 2012. By 2015, Beijing plans to reduce the level of pollution by 15% by phasing out old vehicles, displacing plants from the city and the landing of new forests. By 2020, the level of pollution must be reduced by 30%. (David Gray / Reuters)


Cars driving on the highway in heavy fog in Beijing, China, January 15, 2013. Strong can hold in Beijing for several days, so the government for the first time in history was forced to declare a "yellow" warning level. (Diego Azubel / EPA) 68,400,833

Parkovschitsa standing by the road in heavy fog in Beijing, January 12, 2013. (Ed Jones / AFP / Getty Images)

A man goes to heavy fog in Hefei in Anhui Province, China, Jan. 14, 2013. (AFP / Getty Images)

Man goes on the mist-shrouded street in the center of Beijing, January 13, 2013. (Petar Kujundzic / Reuters) 59,215,928

Traffic congestion in Hong Kong on December 5, 2012. (Philippe Lopez / AFP / Getty Images)

Strong was able to hold in Beijing the fifth consecutive day, January 14, 2013. (Adrian Bradshaw / EPA) 55,487,232

The teacher makes the children charging at recess at school in the city of Jinan in Shandong Province, Jan. 14, 2013. Authorities advised citizens not to go out. (China Daily / Reuters) 55,287,976

Children are engaged in physical culture in the school building in the city of Jinan in Shandong Province, Jan. 14, 2013. Authorities advised local residents to stay indoors to avoid breathing polluted air. (China Daily / Reuters) 48,417,075

People relaxing in the park Tai Mo Shan in the New Territories in Hong Kong, China, 4 November 2012. Tai Mo Shan - Hong Kong's highest mountain, its height is 957 meters above sea level. (Jerome Favre / EPA) 50,649,609

Fog over the lake Xuanwu in Nanjing in Jiangsu province in eastern China January 14, 2013, and the same lake on a clear day, March 31, 2012. (AFP / Getty Images)

Smoke belching from the chimneys in the Chaoyang District in Beijing Vanzhin, January 14, 2013. (AFP / Getty Images)

A farmer tills the soil near the smoking pipe of the state lead smelter in the town of Tianying in Anhui, China on 19 November 2012. (David Gray / Reuters) 83,476,235

Chimney state lead smelter in the town of Tianying in Anhui Province, Nov. 19, 2012. Over the decades of lead plants most of the city has become unfit for residence. (David Gray / Reuters) 89,880,255

Locals plant trees in the hope of restoring the soil near the state lead smelter in the town of Tianying in Anhui Province on 19 November 2012. (David Gray / Reuters) 71,857,587

A woman caring for her husband who is ill lung cancer at terminal stage, in the village of Xiangnan, January 14, 2013. She believes that the cause of his illness was the pollution arising from the activities of the local chemical plant. Now a man can not even rest properly because the constant noise of factories prevents him from sleeping. (How Hwee Young / EPA) 58,159,824

A villager Xiangnan dusting the portrait of his grandson, who was taken from the village to protect them from the effects of pollution resulting from the activities of local chemical plants, January 15, 2013. (How Hwee Young / EPA) 97,307,027

Meat drying plant near the company «Jinhuarun Chemical Industry» in the industrial park in the city Zekou in Hubei Province, Jan. 14, 2013. Local residents complain about the rising incidence of respiratory diseases, heart, skin and circulatory system. (How Hwee Young / EPA) 46,397,921

A resident of the village Dongtan is suffering from a skin disease that is exacerbated over the years due to pollution resulting from the activities of the local chemical plant in the city of Zekou in Hubei Province, China, Jan. 15, 2013. (How Hwee Young / EPA) 31,480,147

The woman brought flowers to the grave of his mother, who died of throat cancer in the past year, the city Zekou in Hubei Province, China, Jan. 15, 2013. (How Hwee Young / EPA) 32,557,420

Workers clean heavily contaminated river Nanmin the District of Guiyang in Guizhou Province in southwest China, 17 November 2012. (AFP / Getty Images)

Workers clean heavily contaminated river Nanmin the District of Guiyang in Guizhou Province in southwest China. (AFP / Getty Images)

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