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Rubbish piles up in India’s Himachal Pradesh, endangering Himalayan biodiversity

SCMP, 16 Nov 2021
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The northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is trying to deal with piles of unprocessed rubbish polluting its mountains and rivers. Despite efforts by local NGOs and a recycling plant to convert non-biodegradable waste into energy, minimal improvement has been made on the polluted landscape. An alarming lack of awareness, accountability and strategy from locals and government officials threaten the region's biodiversity and future livelihood.

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