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Every day another 335 tons of waste is unloaded onto Thilafushi. Despite the toxic fumes billowing around them, the workers on the island rummage through still burning embers of trash to find and collect precious scraps of metal in a strange race against time before the metal is buried under new truckloads of unsorted garbage.

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Henrik Kastenskov.+45 2619 0740.henrik@fotoco.dk
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Reportage fra Maldiverne
Every day another 335 tons of waste is unloaded onto Thilafushi. Despite the toxic fumes billowing around them, the workers on the island rummage through still burning embers of trash to find and collect precious scraps of metal in a strange race against time before the metal is buried under new truckloads of unsorted garbage.