The waste of developed countries cause extreme pollution at Agbogbloshie urban dumpsite, Ghana

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 22 April 2016 at 10:20:22 UTC
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 27 December 2022 at 10:24:31 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Urban planning, pollution, infrastructures, air quality, water quality; Ghana
Fig. 1 - S2 (27.12.2022) - Agbogbloshie dumpsite receives electronic waste from the rest of the World.
Fig. 2 - S2 (27.12.2022) - 40 000 persons live from the recycling of their valuable metal components.
To separate metal and plastic, they set fire to the waste. This emits highly toxic gas and cause metal to leak in the Odaw River.
Fig. 3 - S2 (24.04.2016 / 27.12.2022) - It is one of the 10 most polluted sites in the World.