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World Toilet Day: The lives of Indian sanitation workers

Sudharak Olwe has been documenting the lives of Mumbai’s sanitation workers for about two decades. The work, often in appalling conditions, is reserved for Scheduled Castes, officially designated groups of historically disadvantaged communities that live…


Attenborough: World ‘changing habits’ on plastic

Image copyright BBC NHU/Alex Board Image caption Sir David is currently on our screens with the Seven Worlds, One Planet series The world is beginning to tackle the threat of plastic waste, according to the…


Worst air quality in the world due to bushfires

Sydney’s air quality is today the worst in the world at almost 30 times safe levels. Health authorities have urged asthma sufferers across Sydney to stay inside as a thick blanket of bushfire smoke settles…