Air pollution fears at Buddha's birthplace
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Air pollution at Buddha's birthplace is 10 times the safe level

It's Buddha's birthday today and millions of people around the world are marking the religious occasion.

But in his birthplace in Nepal, rising air pollution is causing alarm.

BBC World Service environment reporter Navin Singh Khadka has been to Lumbini to see how monks and pilgrims are coping.

  • 10 May 2017