Vietnam’s largest city is plagued by rubbish but eager young volunteers are doing their bit to clean up the environment.
Zoe Osborne is an award-winning freelance journalist and photographer specialising in human rights, development and the environment. She is based in S... outheast Asia and covers stories from across the South and Southeast Asian regions, from Nepal to Vietnam.
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