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A lone man walks past Qianmen Gate near Tiananmen square in Beijing. When dust storms strike the capital, they turn the sky an amber color and reduce visibility to around a 100 meters. Extensive deforestation and desertification in northern China have fueled the dust storms. Nearly one million tons of Gobi Desert sand blows into Beijing each year...LOU / SINOPIX
A lone man walks past Qianmen Gate near Tiananmen square in Beijing. When dust storms strike the capital, they turn the sky an amber color and reduce visibility to around a 100 meters. Extensive deforestation and desertification in northern China have fueled the dust storms. Nearly one million tons of Gobi Desert sand blows into Beijing each year...LOU / SINOPIX