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Living in the smog of China

Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
SHENGFANG, CHINA

People wear face masks as heavy smog blankets Shenfang in Hebei province, on an very polluted day. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People wear face masks as heavy smog blankets Shenfang in Hebei province, on an very polluted day. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
Jason Lee
Location
BEIJING, China

People take videos of a flag-raising ceremony during smog at Tiananmen Square after a red alert was issued for heavy air pollution in Beijing. REUTERS/Jason Lee

People take videos of a flag-raising ceremony during smog at Tiananmen Square after a red alert was issued for heavy air pollution in Beijing. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
LANGFANG, China

People enjoy their time inside the Jiutian Greenhouse in Langfang, Hebei province. According to the staff of the greenhouse, more people visit their environment-friendly project when pollution in the city is higher than usual. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People enjoy their time inside the Jiutian Greenhouse in Langfang, Hebei province. According to the staff of the greenhouse, more people visit their environment-friendly project when pollution in the city is higher than usual. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
JINAN, CHINA

Buildings are seen in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer

Buildings are seen in heavy smog during a polluted day in Jinan, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
HANDAN, CHINA

Children exercise indoor during a polluted day in Handan, Hebei province. REUTERS/Stringer

Children exercise indoor during a polluted day in Handan, Hebei province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
BEIJING, China

A man smokes as he rides in smog during polluted day in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer

A man smokes as he rides in smog during polluted day in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
BEIJING, China

A chimney of a power plant is pictured among smog as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer

A chimney of a power plant is pictured among smog as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
SHENGFANG, China

A man cooks in open air as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A man cooks in open air as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
LANGFANG, China

Women wearing face masks wait for the bus on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Langfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Women wearing face masks wait for the bus on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Langfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
SHENGFANG, China

People make their way through heavy smog on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Shengfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagol

People make their way through heavy smog on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Shengfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagol
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
SHENGFANG, China

A street food vendor prepares food for customers as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A street food vendor prepares food for customers as heavy smog blankets Shengfang, in Hebei province, on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
LANGFANG, China

People enjoy their time inside the Jiutian Greenhouse in Langfang, Hebei province, as the region goes through the period of extreme air pollution with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People enjoy their time inside the Jiutian Greenhouse in Langfang, Hebei province, as the region goes through the period of extreme air pollution with red alert issued. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
LANGFANG, China

A woman wearing a face mask rides a moped on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Langfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A woman wearing a face mask rides a moped on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Langfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC
Location
BEIJING, CHINA

A man swims in a lake in smog during a heavily polluted day in Beijing. China Daily/via REUTERS

A man swims in a lake in smog during a heavily polluted day in Beijing. China Daily/via REUTERS
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
SHENGFANG, China

People make their way through heavy smog on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Shengfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People make their way through heavy smog on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Shengfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
LANGFANG, China

People ride a bus on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Langfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People ride a bus on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Langfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
TIANJIN, CHINA

A woman wearing a mask walks along a bridge in smog during a polluted day in Tianjin. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman wearing a mask walks along a bridge in smog during a polluted day in Tianjin. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
Jason Lee
Location
BEIJING, China

Sun is seen in smog during sunset on a polluted day as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Sun is seen in smog during sunset on a polluted day as a red alert for air pollution is issued in Beijing. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
LIANYUNGANG, China

People ride during heavy smog in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/Stringer

People ride during heavy smog in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
TIANJIN, CHINA

People walk across a road in smog during a polluted day in Tianjin. REUTERS/Stringer

People walk across a road in smog during a polluted day in Tianjin. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
Jason Lee
Location
BEIJING, China

Artist Liu Bolin wearing a vest with 24 mobile phones walks in smog as he live broadcasts air pollution in the city on the fourth day after a red alert was issued for heavy air pollution in Beijing. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Artist Liu Bolin wearing a vest with 24 mobile phones walks in smog as he live broadcasts air pollution in the city on the fourth day after a red alert was issued for heavy air pollution in Beijing. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
HARBIN, CHINA

Buildings are seen in heavy smog in Harbin, Heilongjiang province. REUTERS/Stringer

Buildings are seen in heavy smog in Harbin, Heilongjiang province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
TIANJIN, CHINA

A woman sits on the back of a motorcycle in smog during a polluted day in Liaocheng, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman sits on the back of a motorcycle in smog during a polluted day in Liaocheng, Shandong province. REUTERS/Stringer
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Photographer
Damir Sagolj
Location
LANGFANG, China

People wait for the bus on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Langfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People wait for the bus on an extremely polluted day with red alert issued, in Langfang, Hebei province. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Photographer
China Stringer Network
Location
BEIJING, CHINA

People sit on a bench at a park in heavy smog during a polluted day in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer

People sit on a bench at a park in heavy smog during a polluted day in Beijing. REUTERS/Stringer
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