Ghanaians working in Agbogbloshie, a suburb of Accra, Ghana. | Marlenenapoli, Wikimedia Commons

Top 10 Most Polluted Places on the Planet

Pollution is a global problem, but some areas have it worse than others. Here are the world's top ten polluted places.

Published On 11/05/2013
1:30 PM EST
A view of a radioactive sign near a shelter and containment area built over the destroyed 4th block of Chernobyl's old nuclear power plant on August 2qqaz25, 2013. | GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images
Environmental activists take part in a protest against the pollution of the Citarum river in Bandung on September 28, 2012. | TIMUR MATAHARI/AFP/GettyImages
View of the city of Dzerzhinsk from an airplane. | Cyrios, Wikimedia Commons
A worker uses boots to avoid dirty water and harmful chemicals while treating leather skins. | Raa Jonathan/Getty Images
A boy digs for lead in Kabwe, Zambia. | Blacksmith Institute
Workers are seen in a nest of illegal gold mining rigs at Lake Serantangan in Singkawang off the Indonesia's West Kalimantan province December 7, 2012. | YUSUF AHMAD/Reuters/Corbis
Fausto -- who works in the local aggregate industry, unloading sand and gravel from rafts -- sips mate as he looks from the Isla Maciel neighborhood to the Matanza-Riachuelo river on February 3, 2010 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. | Sub.Coop/LatinContent/Getty Images
A boat guide drives a speed boat as oil slick splashes on the water through the Bodo creek in Ogoniland near Nigeria's oil hub city of Port Harcourt Dec. 4, 2012. | AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE/Reuters/Corbis
A band of domra players from Norilsk Arts College, perform in safety helmets at Oktyabrsky Mine. | Kozhevnikov Denis/Corbis