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These Disturbing Photos Prove That Pollution Is Out Of Control In China

Over the last 30 years, China”s economy has been growing at a breakneck pace. While this rapid growth has benefited the population, the environmental impact of that growth is also unreal. China is currently the world”s biggest polluter and largest producer of carbon emissions.

It”s a fact that can be seen, felt, and even tasted.

Garbage clogged waterway.

Garbage clogged waterway.

Millions of dead fish.

Millions of dead fish.

I”m not sure that water is safe to drink.

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Dumping garbage straight into the river.

Dumping garbage straight into the river.

Surrounded in pollution.

Surrounded in pollution.

Running through the garbage.

Running through the garbage.

Sitting among piles of industrial garbage.

Sitting among piles of industrial garbage.

So sad.

So sad.

More dead fish.

More dead fish.

You can barely see the sun through the haze in this picture.

You can barely see the sun through the haze in this picture.

I”m not sure I even want to know what happened here.

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How did it get this bad?

How did it get this bad?

Straight from the factory to the oceans.

Straight from the factory to the oceans.

Intense smog.

Intense smog.

Devestating the countryside.

Devestating the countryside.

Not a pleasant sight to have outside your home.

Not a pleasant sight to have outside your home.

What are they doing here?

What are they doing here?

So tragic.

So tragic.

More industrial waste dumping.

More industrial waste dumping.

Careful not to breath the air.

Careful not to breath the air.

This looks like the apocolypse.

This looks like the apocolypse.

That”s no wild fire, it”s just smog.

That

This might be beautiful if it wasn”t so toxic.

This might be beautiful if it wasn

(via Reddit)

I dread to think what these parts of China will look like in another 30 years if something isn”t done to clean up this damage.