December 31, 2013

Save the Shark, Save the World

Joshua Reichert, New York Times

The Associated Press

The world’s most populous nation faces serious issues: Air pollution has become a growing concern, with recent emissions of particulate matter so high in the northeastern city of Harbin that its official website stated, “You can’t see your own fingers in front of you.” Meanwhile, supplying wood for more than 80 billion sets of disposable chopsticks each year has decimated forests, and water pollution renders large sections of major rivers unfit for drinking and swimming.

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TAGGED: Pollution, Environmentalism, Sharks, China


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