We take a look at how the press is covering the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day as well as the first anniversary of a brutal killing in the Amazon, and how, on this anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square uprising, Hong Kong’s tributes were silent. We take a look at two breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer. Finally, two stories about ‘indecency’ – involving the Bible and nude beaches – are making headlines.
On the Italian coast, in the central region of Tuscany, the seaside resort of Rosignano looks like a picture-postcard paradise with turquoise sea and shimmering white sand. But this landscape is a result of its close proximity to a large factory producing soda ash. For over a century, the Belgian chemical company Solvay has managed the site, with the authorisation to discharge up to 250,000 tons of waste – pumped directly onto the beach.
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