Fluorescent tents, discarded climbing equipment, empty gas canisters and even human excrement litter the well-trodden route to the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) peak.
Worries for health mount as temperatures rise to an all-year high in Athens. Rubbish has not been collected for the last ten days due to an ongoing municipality workers' strike.
Young people in Douala city are trying to turn garbage into cooking fuel safe for the environment, aiming to overcome one of Cameroon's biggest problems.
A report says Henderson Island, which is prized for its biodiversity, is polluted with an estimated 37.7 million pieces of plastic.
Around 150 people were present at the garbage dump site when the landslide occurred. Almost 500 people work at the landfill daily.
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