Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, mankind has struggled with the deadly problem of pollution. While we have come quite far in the preservation of our planet, serious levels of pollution (especially industrial pollution) continue to destroy vast areas of the planet. The face of the pollution problem today is China, but many developing countries of Asia and Africa are not far behind. That does not mean that the Western world does not cause their fair share of pollution problems, however. These photos from around the world show the global face of pollution … and it’s not pretty.