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A truck unloads garbage at a landfill at Tseung Kwan O district in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2017. Picture taken June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Volunteers, residents and soldiers remove crude oil spilled from oil tanker Hebei Spirit, on a beach in Taean, about 150 km (93 miles) southwest of Seoul December 17, 2007. Thousands of soldiers and citizens have been working to remove 10,500 tonnes of oil from the Hebei Spirit after a crane mounted on a barge punched holes in its hull on December 7. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA)
The area where a pipeline exploded during an illegal tap in Zapoapan, Veracruz, Mexico August 19, 2017. REUTERS/Guillermo Carreon
A residential compound is seen during a smoggy day in Wujiaqu, Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region, November 19, 2013. Picture taken November 19, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA – Tags: ENVIRONMENT CITYSCAPE) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
A traffic jam is seen during the rush hour in Beijing June 14, 2006. China needs to improve public transport to help curb choking traffic jams instead of building more and more highways to make room for private cars, the World Bank said on Wednesday. REUTERS/ Jason Lee (CHINA)
Rubbish floats on a river crossing the city of Hefei, east China’s Anhui province, November 9, 2006. China’s pollution problems have damaged 10 million hectares, or one tenth, of the country’s arable land, said the environment watchdog Tuesday as it called for expanding grass- roots monitoring staff in the rural areas, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA)
Waldrapps, a critically endangered species, perch inside the breeding aviary cage at the Preservation and Research Center in Yokohama, south of Tokyo October 25, 2010. The facility located at the breeding zone of Yokohama Zoological Gardens, is closed to the public to allow the selected endangered species to breed in the most suitable environment and to study the endangered animals, according to the center. Negotiators from over 190 countries are gathered in Nagoya, Japan for a United Nations meeting to discuss ways to fight rising extinctions of plants and animals from pollution, climate change and habitat loss. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN – Tags: ENVIRONMENT POLITICS SOCIETY ANIMALS)
Birds are seen beside piles of garbage at a landfill at Tseung Kwan O district in Hong Kong, China June 9, 2017. Picture taken June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
A boy runs past a pile of garbage along the river Ganges in Mirzapur, India, April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui SEARCH “SIDDIQUI GANGES” FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH “WIDER IMAGE” FOR ALL STORIES.
A girl sits on a makeshift styrofoam raft as she collects recyclable material from floating garbage in a polluted river at Navotas city, north of Manila, July 2, 2015. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
Vehicles drive through heavy smog in Delhi, India, November 8, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
Cooling towers emit steam and chimneys billow in an industrial zone in Wu’an, Hebei province, China, February 20, 2017. Picture taken February 20, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
ATTENTION EDITORS – 19 OF 21 PICTURES TO MATCH PACKAGE ‘WORLD POPULATION – SEVEN BILLION’ – TO FIND ALL PICTURES SEARCH ‘POPULATION-BABY/’ Motorists crowd at a junction during rush hour in Taipei, in this file picture taken, October 29, 2009. The worlds population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations, which says this global milestone presents both an opportunity and a challenge for the planet. While more people are living longer and healthier lives, says the U.N., gaps between rich and poor are widening and more people than ever are vulnerable to food insecurity and water shortages. REUTERS/Nicky Loh/Files (TAIWAN TRANSPORT ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
People ride along a street on a smoggy day in Daqing, Heilongjiang province, October 21, 2013. The highest red alert was issued for heavy smog in several cities in Heilongjiang province on Monday, according to Xinhua News Agency. The second day of heavy smog with a PM 2.5 index has forced the closure of schools and highways, exceeding 500 micrograms per cubic meter on Monday morning in downtown Harbin, the provincial capital. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA – Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
Dead fish are seen floating on a polluted river in Hefei, Anhui province March 19, 2010. The Earth is literally covered in water, but more than a billion people lack access to clean water for drinking or sanitation as most water is salty or dirty. March 22 is World Water Day. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA – Tags: ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS)
Coast Guard responds to barge on fire approximately three miles from Port Aransas jetties in Texas, U.S., October 20, 2017. Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
A dead fish is seen floating in a polluted river on the outskirts of Yingtan, Jiangxi province March 20, 2010. The Earth is literally covered in water, but more than a billion people lack access to clean water for drinking or sanitation as most water is salty or dirty. March 22 is World Water Day. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA – Tags: ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS SOCIETY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
A stuffed toy is seen with floating trash, as a team from the governmental Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission and Greenpeace activists inspect the polluted Pasig River in San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
A fisherman washes himself in a severely polluted river located on the outskirts of Beijing August 16, 2010. Almost a quarter of China’s surface water remains so polluted that it is unfit even for industrial use, while less than half of total supplies are drinkable, data from the environment watchdog showed in a report last month. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA – Tags: BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT)
A general view shows a coal-burning power station at night in Xiangfan, Hubei province September 15, 2009. China needs huge flows of clean technology investment to maintain hope of keeping greenhouse gas emissions below levels that could help push the planet deep into dangerous global warming, a Beijing energy think-tank has said. Picture taken September 15, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
Land polluted by industrial wastewater is seen in an aerial photo in Langfang, Hebei province, China April 20, 2017. Picture taken April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.
Soldiers remove crude oil, spilled from oil tanker Hebei Spirit, on a beach in Taean, about 150 km (93 miles) southwest of Seoul December 17, 2007. Thousands of soldiers and citizens have been working to remove 10,500 tonnes of oil from the Hebei Spirit after a crane mounted on a barge punched holes in its hull on December 7. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA)
A dead fish is seen in a polluted pond on the outskirts of Yingtan, central China’s Jiangxi province March 20, 2007. China’s economy could face huge problems unless the country shifts to a more sustainable and environmentally friendly growth pattern, senior officials said. Picture taken March 20, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA) CHINA OUT
Dead fishes float on the waters of Nageen Lake in Srinagar August 6, 2012. Thousands of dead fishes were found floating on the lake on Sunday due to depletion of oxygen and the fluctuation of water temperature, according to local media. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR – Tags: ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT)
Sea gulls fly over a dump site looking for food as the sea freezes in Dalian, in northeastern China’s Liaoning province January 16, 2007. The deteriorating condition of China’s environment is a concern shared by the majority of its people, a recent survey shows, China Daily reported. CHINA OUT REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA)
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