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Bangladesh tanners boom despite toxic costs

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March 2, 2014
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Bangladesh’s tanneries produce leather for fashion brands around the world but the environmental cost of global demand for cheap shoes is on full display in Dhaka where the industry's toxic waste is killing the city's main river. Duration: 02:30 Video provided by AFP


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