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The Diplomat: Bhutan’s Happiness Faces the Growing Pains of Development

When the World Health Organization recently named and shamed the world’s most polluted cities, it contained a notable surprise. Pasakha, a industrial town in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, was ranked second behind Muzaffarpur in India. With around 150 micrograms per cubic meter of fine particle emissions found in the air, it was above the notoriously smoggy climates of Delhi and Cairo...

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