High Level Air Pollution in Bangkok, Thailand

A young boy wears a protective mask for the high levels of air pollution as he’s picked up from school in Bangkok, Thailand. Over 400 schools in Bangkok were ordered shut Wednesday as the Thai capital saw continuously high levels of air pollution and dust particles. As Bangkok’s air pollution levels reach dangerous new heights, the government is testing a new way to clear the air by deploying a fleet a fleet of drones to spray water and non-hazardous chemicals into the air in an attempt to reduce pollution. Globally, about 7 million people die each year from air pollution, according to WHO. See more from the week in pictures at the link in our bio. (📷: Sakchai Lalit/AP) #health #thailand #bangkok #pollution #airpollution #photography #weekinpictures #sdgs #sdg3

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