Today on Planet 100: Chinese Sandstorms (Video)


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In northern China, sandstorms have engulfed several cities, bringing the air quality to dangerously low levels.The sandstorms, an annual even in many parts of China, are a direct result of soil degradation and desertification of the country's northern plains.

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