In the congested traffic of Mumbai, a new breed of bicyclists is changing the image of the bicycle as a poor man's transport. (Video: Assignment Earth)

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"Assignment Earth" features compelling video reports from the front lines of major environmental stories from around the globe. Topics include global warming, pollution, habitat destruction and endangered species.

More Assignment Earth India videos:

Endangered bats in India

India's polluted Yamuna River

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