18 September 2020
Vol 369, Issue 6510

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COVER Plastic waste collects at a landfill near Talesh, northern Iran. Plastic production has surged in recent decades, and plastic waste is accumulating rapidly in every area of the environment. Reducing the amount of plastic pollution in the near future will require concerted global intervention. See pages 1455 and 1515. Photo: Ashkan Shabani/Redux