More than half a century on from the Civil Rights Act, a wealth gap exists between white and non-white America – with black communities often hardest hit.
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One school in India is trying to tackle the country’s plastic waste problem and improve education at the same time.
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As of June 1, people travelling to Tanzania will be prohibited from bringing plastic bags into the country, as the country steps up its fight on plastic.