China: Pearl River Cancer zone

Onemanbandwidth retells a story about a victim of cancer in Pearl River Delta, a most industrialized area in China: Like the Mississippi Delta, the Pearl River Delta is in the midst of a class four silent storm. It is a cancer zone. It is the dumping ground for every industrial success above it: a slow moving sewage system for dozens of cities.

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  • […] Two American bloggers based in southern China’s Guangzhou city are gearing up for a year’s worth of blogging trips which will take them through all twenty-two provinces in mainland China and see them raising funds for charities, offering scholarships for Chinese students to go study in the West as well as raising funds to cover medical costs for people struggling with cancer back in the heavily-industrialized Pearl River Delta, where cancer rates run high. […]

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