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Photo highlights from our top stories: Inuit parenting teaches kids how to control anger; a fisherman holds up a fish caught in Lake Malawi, where transactional sex is part of the fish trade; the Dandora Landfill in Nairobi, Kenya. Johan Hallberg-Campbell for NPR; Julia Gunther; Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco / Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto hide caption

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Johan Hallberg-Campbell for NPR; Julia Gunther; Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco / Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

Volunteers clear an alley strewn with trash near Fulton Avenue in Baltimore on Aug. 5. Another group was in the city Thursday doing similar cleanup. Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Trash piles in Monteverde, a residential neighborhood in Rome. During this scorching summer, the city's residents and visitors are being tested by a massive trash crisis. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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In Rome, Uncollected Trash Festers In Scorching Heat

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Garbage lies north of Beirut in 2017, after it washed away from a nearby seaside dump. Beirut and its suburbs generate some 3,000 tons of garbage per day. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Environmentalists Warn Of Mediterranean Pollution From Lebanon Land Reclamation

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A bottle of Misadventure Vodka, which is made out of disregarded baked goods like cake and bread. The southern California distillery reduces food waste while also creating premium vodka. Courtesy of Misadventure Vodka hide caption

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Henderson Island, in the South Pacific, is thousands of miles from any major industrial centers or human communities. But it's filled with trash — more than 37 million pieces of it, researchers say. Jennifer Lavers/University of Tasmania hide caption

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Inside Beijing's Gao'antun incinerator plant, garbage piles past the 25-meter (82-ft.) mark inside an arena-sized garbage container where engineers operate giant claws to sift through it. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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The Burning Problem Of China's Garbage

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The Keystone Sanitary Landfill outside Scranton, Pa., is pushing to expand its permit for another 50 years. Local activists concerned about the environmental impact are pushing back. Jessica Kourkounis/Keystone Crossroads hide caption

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Trash Backlash: The Battle For The Future Of 2 Pennsylvania Towns

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A Lebanese woman covers her nose as she walks past piles of garbage on a Beirut street. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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Amid Political Dysfunction, Beirut Residents Suffer The Stench Of Garbage

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