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Eco-photos of the week: June 6-12

By: Catie Leary on June 11, 2010, 6:06 a.m.
Women burn garbage in a field near Soweto, Johannesburg.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Garbage burning

Women burn garbage on June 6 in a field near the Orlando Railway Station in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa. In poor residential areas like Soweto, the burning of coal and wood for heating and cooking is the major source of smoke and CO2 pollution.