Toxic smog blanketed much of Pakistan and India, triggering a health emergency and reducing visibility so much that the number of traffic accidents soared.
Illegal agricultural burning, construction dust and carbon emissions created a vast cloud of smog that was two to four times the level considered hazardous.
The Indian capital of New Delhi was especially hard-hit, with schools forced to close and residents warned to wear masks outdoors.
India’s pollution control board said a lack of wind trapped emissions near the ground across the region.
These Dutch hens at Kipster farm are free to roam around a large solar-powered facility when they are not laying their “carbon-neutral” eggs.