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Wastewater causes a ‘manmade disaster’ for Karachi’s marine life

The Pakistani megacity releases 88% of its sewage untreated into the Arabian Sea, mostly through open drains that flow past fishing villages
Explore our award-winning features on the music of the Brahmaputra, winners at the 2022 Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards Read the stories
<p>(Illustration: <a href="https://www.behance.net/thanwarsingkho1">Neutron T.</a> / The Third Pole)</p>
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Plastic river: Following the waste that’s choking the Chao Phraya

From the heart of Thailand to Bangkok and the sea, one of the country’s most important rivers is inundated with plastic

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Life in the shadow of a cement plant in Kazakhstan

Local residents and activists say that the Gezhouba Shieli cement plant, part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, is polluting the air, water and soil of a village less than a kilometre away

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    China Dialogue Ocean is a bilingual platform dedicated to illuminating, analysing and helping to resolve our ocean crisis.

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The Third Pole is a multilingual platform dedicated to promoting information and discussion about the Himalayan watershed and the rivers that originate there.

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China Dialogue is an independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting a common understanding of China’s environmental challenges.

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Diálogo Chino is the only independent journalism platform dedicated to better understanding the China-Latin America relationship and its sustainable development challenges

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China Dialogue Ocean is a bilingual platform dedicated to illuminating, analysing and helping to resolve our ocean crisis.

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