The 10 most eco-friendly cities in the world.
Almost every metropolis of the world can be considered dirty, not very suitable to the good life place.
But there is also a city with this level of pollution that scientists carry them in a separate list. 10 the darkest, from the point of view of ecology places on the planet where it is not recommended to live with anyone.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
In connection with urbanization and population growth, Addis Ababa is faced with a shortage of fresh water and harsh unsanitary conditions. Groundwater polluted with industrial and municipal waste. The sources of rivers, which for years served as a source of drinking water discovered high levels of chromium.
Mumbai is the eighth city in the world in terms of population: it is home to as many as 12.7 million people, according to official data of the Road serve more than 70 0000 private vehicles per day, which is not only wild tube, but also a strong air pollution. The noise level in General is beyond description. and noise pollution. Also, however, as the percentage in the air of nitric oxide, which even leads to acid rain.
New Delhi, India
The majority of premature deaths in new Delhi associated with the strongest air pollution. According to the report of the world health organization, made in 2014, new Delhi holds the first place among 1600 cities: air pollution here is 10 times higher than the maximum allowed.
Mexico City, Mexico
Experts claim that to breathe in Mexico city is comparable to Smoking two packs of cigarettes a day. Now the condition of the city improved slightly, but still in 90-e years, the UN said that the air here can kill flying birds.
Due to unreliable electricity in Port-AU-Prince prefer to use diesel generators as a viable alternative. In addition, they actively use charcoal or anything that burns for cooking. These factors, plus the habit to burn garbage and enough congestion, make the Port-AU-Prince is not the most pleasant city to live.
Norilsk is the world’s largest center for the processing of heavy metal. 4 million tons of cadmium, copper, lead, Nickel, arsenic, selenium, and zinc into the air every year. The city is so polluted that residents suffer from dozens of diseases: this is the highest likelihood of developing cancer, lung disease, blood, skin diseases, and even depression. Vegetation simply does not exist, berries and mushrooms are poisonous, as the air contains large amounts of sulfur dioxide.
In Dhaka are up to 95% are officially registered in the country of the tannery. These enterprises are outdated and dumped in the river up to 22,000 cubic liters of toxic waste every day. One of these toxins is hexavalent chromium, which leads to the development of cancer.
The population of Karachi, Pakistan, 22 million people. Even without industrial plants, a number of people simply heats the surrounding nature in its own waste. Waste textiles, plastic and leather float in the drain water of chemical plants. 8000 tons of solid waste dumped into the Arabian sea daily.
Mailuu-Suu is a mining town in the South of Kyrgyzstan, known as one of the most polluted places in the world: it is here brought radioactive waste from all over the Soviet Union.
Coal mining throughout the Chinese province Linfen makes it one of the worst cities in the world. If the 1980-ies the inhabitants of Mexico smoked per day two packs of cigarettes without any cigarette, the inhabitants still consume a number of carcinogens, comparable to the three packs. The vast majority suffer from cancer and chronic lung problems.
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