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30 years on Kuwait is still scarred by catastrophic pollution

11 mins | Dec 18, 2021
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Gushing oil and roaring fires. Kuwait was ravaged by one of the worst environmental catastrophes when over 700 oil wells were deliberately set ablaze. The blaze was put out within months, but decades later, with billions of dollars given to deal with the contamination, insidious pollution still mars the desert. Richa Syal explores the current state of Kuwait’s environment.
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