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Story Publication logo February 13, 2023

How First World Consumers Dirty the Environment



An investigation uncovers how consumer choices pollute the environment in Lesotho.

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Video by MNN Centre for Investigative Journalism Lesotho. 2023.

This is the fifth and last installment of a five-part investigation by MNN into chemical pollution by textile factories in Lesotho, in disregard for labour laws. Factories pollute with apparent impunity as tests confirm that factories release toxic wastewater into water courses, including the Mohokare/Caledon River.

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