Photographic Evidence Showing China’s Pollution Problem Is Absolutely Shocking

By | January 28, 2015

China is known around the world as a beautiful country with stunning landscapes, but that may not be for long. With a rising pollution problem, China is steadfastly becoming one of the world’s most polluted places and these photographs will show you just how bad at is.

A woman collects plastic bottles near river polluted by red dye

woman collects plastic bottles near river polluted by red dye

Worker cleaning up oil from the water in Dalian, Liaoning

worker cleaning up oil from the water in dalian liaoning

Workers clean up floating garbage on the Yangtze River

workers clean up floating garbage on the yangtze river

Workers try to drain sewage water from leaking sewage tank in Shanghang, Fujian

workers try to drain sewage water from leaking sewage tank, shanghang, fujian

Boy swims in algae water in Gingdao, Shangong

boy swims in algae water in qingdao, shandong

Buildings surrounded by smog in Beijing

buildings surrounded by smog in beijing

A child drinks water from a stream in Fuyuan county, Yunnan province

child drinks water from stream in fuyuan county, yunnan province

Child swims in polluted reservoir, Pingba

child swims in polluted reservoir, pingba

Cleaning the dead fish away at a lake in Wuhan, Hubei province

cleaning the dead fish away at a lake in wuhan in hubei province

Fake Hong Kong skyline for tourists

fake hong kong skyline for tourists

The Great Wall of China

great wall of china

Heavily polluted river in Jiaxing, Zhejiang

heavily polluted river in jiaxing, zhejiang

Journalist takes sample of red polluted water from the Jianhe river

journalist takes sample of red polluted water from the jianhe river

Man walks by pipe discharing waste in Yangtze river

man walks by pipe discharging waste into yangtze river

People walking through smong in Beijing, which is 40 times over the international standard.

people walking through smog in beijing 40x over the international standard

Pollution from a factory in Yutian, 100km east of Beijing.

pollution from a factory in yutian, 100km east of beijing

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