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In India’s Capital, Escaping the Toxic Air Is a Privilege Few Can Afford

As India’s government scrambles to solve New Delhi’s worsening air pollution crisis, some residents find temporary relief from oxygen bars and air purifiers. But those who can’t afford these luxuries have no choice but to endure the toxic air – and its devastating effects on their respiratory systems.

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Amid Confusion About Land Ownership in Uganda, Violence Between Landlords and Tenants Escalates

As migrants crowd into Uganda’s Mityana District and demand for land grows, the relationship between tenants and landlords has reached a breaking point. Landlords fear asserting their rights as tenants embrace the country’s growing trend of mob justice.

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In the Absence of Garbage Collection, Residents Implement Grassroots Recycling and Composting

When a breakdown in negotiations left the city of San Cristóbal de Las Casas without garbage collection for two weeks in 2019, trash piled up around town and the streets reeked. As the world grapples with waste collection, residents of this city devised a local solution – with sustainable effects to outlast the strike.

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On Ancestral Island, Pygmy People in DRC Seek Self-Sufficiency Amid Discrimination and Economic Hardship

Indigenous Pygmies on DRC’s Idjwi Island have faced generations of discrimination, and the minority community struggles to survive as land, education and medical care remain out of reach for most. Now, one member of the community who beat the odds to complete his education is determined to provide the same opportunity to others.

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Ugandan Scientists Join Forces with Community to Collect Urine, Combat Soil Infertility

The Ugandan economy relies on agriculture, but widespread soil infertility threatens the future of farming. Now, an organization of scientists has an unlikely solution – and it’s joining forces with the community to put it to the test.

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Zimbabwean Migrants Return Home, Sacrifice Opportunity After Attacks in South Africa

This year, a spate of attacks against foreigners in South Africa led hundreds of Zimbabwean migrants to return home and sacrifice income their families rely on. But it’s not just migrants who have been affected – the attacks have spelled trouble for many other Zimbabweans who depend on the South African economy.

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