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In Pakistan's northern mountains, plastic bags face the bin

In April, Hunza banned their "use, purchase, export or import" in an effort to cut plastic waste and pollution, and rolled out first deliveries of cloth shopping bags.

June 26, 2019

Lebanese town bans Muslims from buying, renting property

A Christian resident or landowner of Hadat is not allowed to sell or rent his property to Muslims from outside the town.

June 26, 2019

Big plastic user Japan fights waste ahead of G-20 summit

As world leaders gather for the summit, Japan will attempt to become a leader in environmental policy at the same time it plays catch-up with countries.

June 26, 2019

Iranians say their 'bones breaking' under US sanctions

As the US piles sanction after sanction on Iran, it's the average person who feels it the most.

June 24, 2019