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The 10 worst pollution problems in the world

By: chief on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:21 p.m.
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Pollution and disease go hand in hand. In fact, about 40 percent of deaths around the world can be attributed to air, water and soil pollution. The Blacksmith Institute and Green Cross Switzerland ranked the planet's most severe pollution threats and the health problems associated with them. (Text: Robynne Boyd)