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Should we care about pollution in other parts of the world? If yes, what can we do to limit it?

Much of the world's electronic waste ends up in Guiyu, China, where old parts are recycled but chemicals like mercury leak into the water. Do you care? If yes, what do you do about it?


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    Jun 13 2013: I care although I keep a grain of salt, just because the media tells me it ends up there doesn't mean it does. It's a little hard for me to believe anything if I don't see it myself.
    • Jun 25 2013: Greg, do you believe in atoms, germs, and light. You cannot see any of these, yet you know they are real. Case in point, if the doctor says you have a bacterial infection and you should take a Z-Pak (Azithromycin) you probably do as she says. You can't see the virus, but you listen to the scientist. Same thing here, you can't see the pollution, necessarily, but that doesn't mean it is not there. Think about it.
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        Jun 26 2013: Well, the difference is that I can't see the bacteria, but I can feel the results, illness, or pain, so I can show a little faith. With the idea that all of a certain kind of waste is going to one place, I really have so little evidence that it's true.

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