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Ecological disaster: a list of the world's dirtiest countries

The industrialization of countries in the 20th century has brought the world to the threshold of ecological disaster. Water bodies are polluted, forests are cut down, automobile and factory exhausts make the air poisonous, garbage is stored in landfills and rots there for decades, poisoning the environment and groundwater. Few countries are concerned about this situation, making attempts to recycle garbage.

Consider the question of which country has the dirtiest air, and the authorities are unwilling to deal with garbage issues. The culture of behavior of the residents themselves is also taken into account.

Sources of environmental problems

The 20th century was a century of technological progress, which had disastrous consequences for the environment. The increase in the number of inhabitants of the planet and the consumption of resources led to the emergence of local and global environmental problems.

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