Pollution is likely to be the most pressing global health issue in the coming years without effective prevention and clean-up efforts, experts say.
The village of Dong Mai in Vietnam's agricultural heartland had a serious problem.
Pollution, not disease, is the biggest killer in the developing world, taking the lives of more than 8.4 million people each year, a new analysis shows. That’s almost three times the deaths caused by malaria and fourteen times those caused by HIV/AIDs. However, pollution receives a fraction of the interest from the global community.