Asia’s Dust Bowl
Another example of regional ecosystem collapse that cumulatively place humanity on the brink of global ecological collapse. The Earth cannot continue to have its ecosystems plundered and used as waste repositories.
BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Asia's dust storm misery mounts
Scientists say they believe the dust and sand storms that for centuries have blanketed north-east Asia are becoming more dangerous to people's health. They think the storms are now combining with airborne pollutants emitted by human activities, and are adding to the region's severe air quality problems.