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  • CHINA. Shanghai. A young giel wearing a face mask to protect her from air pollution. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country’s showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A young girl wearing a face mask to protect herself from air pollution. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
  • CHINA. Shanghai. Air pollution in Shanghai. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A young girl wearing a face mask to protect herself from air pollution. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country’s showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. Air pollution in Shanghai. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country’s showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008
  • CHINA. Shanghai. A young giel wearing a face mask to protect her from air pollution. Shanghai is a sprawling metropolis or 15 million people situated in south-east China. It is regarded as the country's showcase in development and modernity in modern China. This rapid development and modernization, never seen before on such a scale has however spawned countless environmental and social problems. 2008.
  • Sunset through severe air pollution in Shanghai.<br />
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  • A woman wearing a mask to protect herself from air pollution.<br />
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  • In downtown Kolkata, a man covers his face from the intense air pollution which plagues the city. It is believed that upwards of 70 percent of people in the city suffer from some form of respiratory problem as a result of the city's air.  India. November, 2013
  • Casinos under construction in Macao, and heavy air pollution.<br />
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  • Against smoggy skies, a man walks his daughter across a busy street in central Kolkata. According to the Delhi-based Center for Science and Environment, "18 out of every 100,000 persons in Kolkata fall victim to lung cancer annually. Seven out of 10 people in Kolkata are afflicted with some form of respiratory ailment. Also the percentage of children suffering from upper respiratory infections, cough, wheezing and eye irritation is increasing in direct proportion to the increasing concentration of PM10 [particle pollution]."  India. November, 2013
  • A leather tannery churns out more air pollution that causes problems for both the environment and residents' health.
  • A young child looks out from one of Kolkata's iconic "Ambassador" taxis. Traffic is an increasing problem which is choking the city. India. November, 2013
  • Kolkatans walk past a fire burning plastics in the Topsia Street district, in the east of the city. The area is notable for its informal plastic recycling industry. Waste is often discarded and burnt in the evenings. India. November, 2013
  • CHINA. Hubei Province. Wuhan. A view of Wuhan from The Yellow Crane Tower which looks over the Yangtze and the city of Wuhan.Wuhan (population 4.3 million) is a sprawling city that sits on both sides of the Yangtze River.  2008.
  • A scenic view of central Shanghai from the Shanghai World Financial Center.<br />
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  • A scenic view of central Shanghai from the Shanghai World Financial Center.<br />
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  • Heavy traffic during rush hour in central Shanghai.<br />
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  • Cityscape of offices and apartments in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.<br />
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  • The Bitexco Financial Tower in Ho Chi Minh City at sunrise.<br />
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  • Cityscape of the southern section of Macao.<br />
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  • A tourist looks out onto central Shanghai from the Jinmao Tower.<br />
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