China Smog: Chinese Families Buy Fresh Air From Canada For Their Children

Beijing as what was told on the news in the past, is on its “red alert” due to its toxic haze because of China smog which have affected thousands health-wise. The officials has its whole country on strict measures to protect their lungs as they try to curb the city’s notorious smog. More and more of the Chinese are taking precautions against this said air pollution.

In a video interview in www.bbc.com a Beijing resident, Li Tianqin with her three-year-old daughter have tried many ways to protect them both, especially the little child as they make their way daily thru the streets going to work and school.

The two, would usually walk with simple cloth masks to somehow filter what they are breathing in. At home, they use a can of fresh air imported from the Rocky Mountains of Canada. Most families in Beijing, China purchase this canned fresh air as a relief to the smog they breathe daily. China smog is said to be worse than third-world countries which have almost destroyed their environment.

For the four days, China smog have taken over the place, specifically the skies. The smog was described to be a black and thick layer of smoke-cloud encircling the whole place. Due to this, millions of people were told to stay indoors as to schools, offices and including factories were closed.

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According to the citizens experiencing this unfortunate happening, this is the type of pollution which you can feel when you breath as you can already taste it and feel the heaviness on your chest and be felt at the back of the throat when outside for a long time.

Three decades of immediate growth, the world’s largest country, China, now is dealing with problems relating to environmental damages. It is estimated that 20% of China’s arable land has been polluted with heavy metals and with 90% of groundwater said to be contaminated. Breathing the China smog is far more dangerous than smoking a cigarette nowadays.

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