3 / 10

A woman collects garbages from a dump yard near a tannery at Hazaribagh along the polluted Buriganga river in Dhaka

A woman collects garbages from a dump yard near a tannery at Hazaribagh along the polluted Buriganga river in Dhaka June 5, 2014. Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina warned the tannery owners at Hazaribag of serious consequence if they failed to relocate their tanneries in Savar within the stipulated time, during a World Environment Day observance program, local media reported. According to the United Nations Environment Programme website, World Environment Day is celebrated annually on June 5 to raise global awareness and motivate action for environmental protection. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

10 most polluted places in the world

Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom

Remote industrial towns, e-waste processing centres and the site of an infamous nuclear disaster top 2013's worst polluted places, according to a list from the New York-based nonprofit Blacksmith Institute. (LiveScience.com)