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Burning question: plastic pollution scars poorest countries - in pictures

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

A new report by the NGO Tearfund calls out four of the biggest single-use plastic polluters, Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Pepsi-Co and Unilever. Photographs from Tanzania show the scale of the problem Story: Drink firms' massive footprint
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Women's Super League and Championship seasons ended with immediate effect

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