why india's land is *still* salvageable, and china's isn't.
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(A reminder that China is not a model for us to emulate)
BEIJING – Sandstorms whipping acrossshrouded cities in an unhealthy cloud of sand and grit Monday, with winds carrying the pollution outside the mainland as far as and .
It was the latest sign of the effects of urban sprawl and drought have expanded deserts in the country's north and west. The have gradually encroached onto populated areas and worsened sandstorms that strike cities, particularly in the spring.: Overgrazing, deforestation,