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Photos: Making charcoal in a Manila slum

Residents of the slum of Tondo in Manila, Philippines, make charcoal by burning wood in shallow pits on Monday, October 22. Recent studies show that air pollution in Manila causes 60% of lung cancer cases, costing the country about $1.2 million in reduced productivity and another $21 million in health care.

Residents of the slum of Tondo in Manila, Philippines, make charcoal by burning wood in shallow pits on Monday, October 22. Recent studies show that air pollution in Manila causes 60% of lung cancer cases, costing the country about $1.2 million in reduced productivity and another $21 million in health care.