Severe Sandstorm Blasts China

Strong winds originating out of the dry Gobi region sweep across China this time each year, carrying clouds of loose soil and dust for hundreds of miles. The storms have been growing in intensity for several years. Many scientists believe that unsustainable farming practices combined with droughts have been causing cropland in China to turn into desert at an alarming rate.

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