A sharp increase in household plastic waste amid COVID-19 has exacerbated the threat posed by Yangon’s near-capacity landfills and poor waste management systems. By HEIN.
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A sharp increase in household plastic waste amid COVID-19 has exacerbated the threat posed by Yangon’s near-capacity landfills and poor waste management systems. By HEIN.

Fishermen working on rafts off the coast of Ayeyarwady Region share stories of beatings and exploitation at sea. With no legal paperwork or identification, they are struggling to get their voices heard.

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