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The slow violence of pollution in Afghanistan

Pollution is killing more people in Afghanistan each year than armed violence. While efforts have been made to build environmental governance since 2003, addressing the health and environmental threats posed by pollution in the face of insecurity, high levels of corruption and with limited financial resources remains an enormous challenge.

@wammezz @SpiezLab Good to see further radiochemical analysis of DU penetrators, helps build on the data from a UK Charm round and the UK MoD's internal studies. Would still welcome studies on other states' DU however, particularly Russia.

Latest findings by @SpiezLab on fate of #depleteduranium munitions in the soil. Findings shows limited and local impact from corroding DU penetrators, but long-term monitoring in contaminated regions is needed with regard to water resources. https://t.co/84F5yMMRlJ

More access to data on conflict-linked environmental degradation? We hope so. @UNEnvironment and @Google announce ground-breaking partnership to protect our planet

Displacement from the conflict in #Cameroon has forced people into forests and protected areas leading to a surge in hunting and forest loss

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@wammezz @SpiezLab Good to see further radiochemical analysis of DU penetrators, helps build on the data from a UK Charm round and the UK MoD's internal studies. Would still welcome studies on other states' DU however, particularly Russia.

Latest findings by @SpiezLab on fate of #depleteduranium munitions in the soil. Findings shows limited and local impact from corroding DU penetrators, but long-term monitoring in contaminated regions is needed with regard to water resources. https://t.co/84F5yMMRlJ

More access to data on conflict-linked environmental degradation? We hope so. @UNEnvironment and @Google announce ground-breaking partnership to protect our planet

Displacement from the conflict in #Cameroon has forced people into forests and protected areas leading to a surge in hunting and forest loss

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