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Sachets like these, developed to market consumer goods to the poor, have become ubiquitous all over Asia. Jes Aznar for NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

An Island Crusader Takes On The Big Brands Behind Plastic Waste

Every year, 8 million tons of plastic wash into the oceans. The biggest sources are in Asia. In the Philippines, one man is going head-to-head with multinational corporations to stop the plastic tide.

Staying There L'indécis
Interlude L'indécis
Tree Hunt Emancipator
Goodness Emancipator
Glisten Nym
Stromness Hauschka
Sanzhi Pod City Hauschka
Aarti Deepak Ram
Beauty in Diversity Deepak Ram

"I sort of became this cocktail party version of myself where I felt like I had to play the role of 'happy girl'," Maggie Rogers says. Cameron Pollack/NPR hide caption

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Maggie Rogers Reintroduces Herself

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Say It Maggie Rogers
Birds (Lymbyc Systym Remix) Lymbyc Systym

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A New Weapon In The War Against Plastic Waste

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Cetacean Way Lapa
Roadwalk Lapa
Thalia As The Poets Affirm
Polyhymnia As The Poets Affirm
Cold Water, Walk Further Cross Record
Melody of the Soul Distant.Lo
In Your Heart Distant.Lo
Chase Vasudeva
Cspan Vasudeva
Piano Fights 65daysofstatic

After the Camp Fire in November, thousands of people whose homes were destroyed were forced to seek refuge in nearby Chico, Calif. Some 700 people, some in their RVs, are still living at a Red Cross shelter at the Chico fairgrounds. The shelter is expected to close at the end of January. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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In The Aftermath Of The Camp Fire, A Slow, Simmering Crisis In Nearby Chico

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American actress and singer Carol Channing starred in the musical "Hello Dolly!" in New York City in 1964. She died at 97. Archive Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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Bidding Farewell To 'Hello, Dolly!': Actress Carol Channing Dies At 97

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