- Whoa August 11
China's economic growth over the last 30 years has been stunning, averaging just under 10 percent per year, roughly three times the global average. But all of that economic growth has created some mountainous environmental and health-related challenges, too. Literally mountainous — like this huge pile of trash that towers nine stories above the ground in central China's Hebei province. --John Aziz
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