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Vehicles clog a highway during a hazy day in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
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 BBC News 
Asian air pollution strengthens Pacific storms
Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests. | Researchers have found that pollutants are stren... (photo: AP / Ng Han Guan)
A man walks to work past an almost unseen Sydney Harbour Bridge during a dust storm Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.
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 Al Jazeera 
Australia hit by weakening storm
A tropical cyclone has battered Australia's Barrier Read coast, knocking out power and phone lines for thousands of people before weakening and downgraded to a Category 1 storm, from a previous 5, whi... (photo: AP / Rob Griffith)
This May 1, 2008 file photo shows Chinese women cycling through smog and pollution over Beijing's Tiananmen Square.  China Daily 
Beijing dust storm expected to linger until Sunday
The dust storm that has enshrouded the Chinese capital since Wednesday night won't disperse until Sunday, the city's environmental watchdog said. | Beijing was hit by another wave of floating dust and... (photo: AP / Oded Balilty, File)
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a sow polar bear resting with her cubs on the pack ice in the Beaufort Sea in northern Alaska. An environmental group is pressing ahead with efforts to declare Alaska's polar bears threatened under the Endangered Species Act in an effort to get the Bush administration to focus on global warming.  The Himalayan 
8 reasons to worry about global warming
   | Added At:  2014-03-29 2:18 PM |    Last Updated At: 2014-03-29 2:18 PM | The Himalayan Times - Saved Articles(s) | The headlines has been added to your saved article... (photo: AP / U.S. Fish and Wild Life Service, Steve Amstrup)
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Vehicles clog a highway during a hazy day in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
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A man walks to work past an almost unseen Sydney Harbour Bridge during a dust storm Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.
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