Coastal erosion carries millions of tonnes of long-buried trash into deep ocean canyons, where it remains for decades.
With more than 15 years' experience as a journalist, Tarek has reported from around the world, visiting dozens of countries in Europe, Asia, Africa an... d the Middle East. He has covered elections, wars and revolutions but now focuses on the way innovations in science and technology are changing the world, the disruptions caused by the digital revolution and, in particular, how these changes are transforming lives.
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