RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan: A children’s hospital in Kabul is reporting a large increase in patients experiencing respiratory problems as smog and pollution continue to blight the Afghan capital. Kabul, which has seen its population rise rapidly in recent years, currently ranks fourth in a global pollution index.
Tolo News: The air pollution in Kabul is seasonal and it will increase with the arrival of summer. A report released by an American institution last year listed Afghanistan among the ten cities in the world which have the most polluted air. During winter, as the weather gets cold, the air pollution increases in the city
Tolo News: People in Afghanistan on Sunday joined other nations around the world to mark World Earth Day and carried out a clean up operation at the Hashmat Khan Lake in Kabul city. The theme for World Earth Day this year was End Plastic Pollution. Click here to read more (external link).