Shocking photos representing serious pollution problems in China


In modern time, environmental pollution is considered as a form of “side effect” that comes along with development and growth, especially the development of industry. Developing, economy growing and urbanization link with pollution, deforestation and acid rain on a large scale, this is a general consensus that environmental pollution becomes one of the most serious problems in China or even the world as a whole. “China is still facing a grave situation in fighting pollution,” Tao Detian, a spokesman for the Ministry of Environmental Protection, in an interview with the official China Daily newspaper.
Journalist Takes Sample Of Red Polluted Water From The Jianhe River

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Credits: Reuters
Boy Swims In Algae-filled Water, Qingdao, Shandong

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Credits: Reuters
Fishermen Row Boat In Algae-filled Chaohu Lake In Hefei, Anhui Province

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Credits: Jianan Yu
Labourer Tries To Clean Up Oil From Water, Dalian, Liaoning

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Credits: Reuters
Boy Tries To Avoid Scattered Rubbish Floating On A Flooded Street In Shantou, Guangdong Province

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Credits: Reuters
Child Swims In Polluted Reservoir, Pingba

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Credits: Reuters
Worker Cleans Away Dead Fish At Lake In Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei Province

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Credits: Reuters
Girl Walks Through Smog In Beijing, Where Small-Particle Pollution Is 40 Times Higher Than International Safety Standards

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Credits: Kyodo News
Workers Clean Up Floating Garbage On Yangtze River

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Credits: Reuters
Child Drinks Water From Stream In Fuyuan County, Yunnan Province

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Credits: Reuters
Workers Try To Drain Sewage Water From Leaking Sewage Tank, Shanghang, Fujian

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Credits: Reuters
Pollution From A Factory In Yutian, 100km East Of Beijing

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Credits: Peter Parks
Heavily Polluted River In Jiaxing, Zhejiang

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Credits: Reuters
Buildings In Beijing Surrounded By Smog

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Credits: China FotoPress
A Woman Collects Plastic Bottles Near A River Polluted With Reddish Dye

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Credits: lu palmerini
Woman Walks On A Bridge Over A Polluted River, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province

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Credits: Carlos Barria
Man Walks By A Pipe Discharging Waste Water Into The Yangtze River

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Credits: William Hong
Fishermen Clean Up Oil At An Oil Spill Site Near Dalian Port, Liaoning Province

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Credits: Reuters
Residents Look At A Heavily Polluted River, Zhugao, Sichuan province

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Credits: independent.co.uk
Dead Fish In Water Filled With Blueish Algae, East Lake, Wuhan

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Credits: Reuters

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