The 15 most toxic places in the world to live

Yes, we here in Tampa Bay may live in a highly populated metropolitan area with a huge carbon footprint, but you can now rest a little easier when I tell you that we didn't make the list of The 15 Most Toxic Places to Live (courtesy of The Mother Nature Network). This doesn't mean that we shouldn't try to live greener lifestyles - let's just start taking notes now and learning from some of the locations on the Toxic 15 list on what not to do and why we should be more conscious of the environment.

Some of the cities that did make The 15 Most Toxic Places to Live were Chernobyl, Ukraine (I'll let you guess why); the Citarum River in Indonesia - the most polluted river in the world; Linfen, China - the city with the most air pollution (laundry turns black when hung out to dry); the Yamuna River that flows through Delhi, India - used for waste disposal, drinking and bathing; and Lake Karachay, Russia - named the most polluted area in the world by the Worldwatch institute on nuclear waste because, thanks to the nuclear dumping by the Soviet Union, one hour of exposure at this spot will guarantee you a lethal dose of radiation.

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