I don’t think that anybody in this world will be surprised to hear that the world nowadays is having some major pollution-related problems. But until you see the real effects it has on this world, you probably won’t be able to really understand the gravity of this problem.
China is the most populated country in this world and also a heavily industrialized country, which means that pollution is at an all time high there. Below we have selected for you 20 shocking photos that show how shocking China’s pollution problems have become and we can only hope that the measures taken by the authorities and the people living there can salvage something. Otherwise, it’s pretty much clear that our planet is dying a slow and horrendous death.
This is Lake Chaohu in Hefei, Anhui Province
Lake in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei Province
This is the smog in Beijing
Wastewater being poured into the Yangtze River
Flooded street in Shantou, Guangdong Province
A view over the smog in Beijing
Polluted red waters of the Jianhe River
A river in Zhugao, Sichuan Province
People fishing in a polluted canal in Beijing
The beautiful blue water of a river in Jiaxing, Zhejiang
A river polluted with dye and plastic bottles
More plastic bottles near the Great Wall Of China
The waters of East Lake, Wuhan
The Yangtze River again
Workers in Shanghang, Fujian
Kid swimming in a polluted reservoir in Pingba
Chinese worker removing oil from water in Dalian, Liaoning
Simming in Qingdao, Shandong
A polluted stream in Fuyuan County, Yunnan Province
How to take a clear photo in Hong Kong
These images are indeed shocking! Hopefully they are strong enough to convince all people living on this planet that we should start caring about the high levels of pollution in the world and do our best to stop it. Share this article with your friends if you agree!