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Trash Island Indonesia

A small island formed by trash in Tanjung Burung, on the coast of Indonesia's Banten province, is pictured on June 5, 2013. According to a local resident, the trash originated from Jakarta and surrounding cities, accumulating in this area after flowing through rivers.

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Enny Nuraheni/Reuters

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