27 Dec '12, 10pm

WORST STORY OF 2012: Walmart refused to pay for factory improvements in Bangladesh that could have prevented fire

2012 won't go down in history as one of humanity's finest moments. From environmental crimes caused by toxic pollution to the mounting human cost of cheap fashion , here are seven stories we'd sooner forget ever happened. Above, a scene from the site of a factory fire in Bangladesh that claimed the lives of at least 112 garment workers in November.

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