'Mountains and mountains of plastic': life on Cambodia's polluted coast

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Photographs from Sihanouk in the country’s south west reveal locals living amid a staggering tide of plastic pollution

Looking down into the water that lies beneath the ramshackle houses of Sihanouk, Cambodia, it is hard to imagine that the sea is there at all. Instead, there is dense layer upon layer of plastic waste clogging the water, piling up around poles that support the wooden homes, carpeting the beach.

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