RedskyNews Category: Bitter Water – Event 3

Chinese Ban Toxic Anglesey Crab Imports

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Chinese officials have banned imports of Anglesey brown crabs over fears they contain dangerous toxins. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has announced all trade or selling of the meat should stop immediately because of high levels of the element

Water In Peru Contains Arsenic

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DESAGUADERO, Peru — In the middle of September in 2007, a meteorite saved the people of Carancas, Peru. When a chunk of space rock bested the atmosphere and tumbled earthward, it terrified Peruvian locals with its violent entrance of flame

Water in Hanoi Contains Arsenic

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment in 2011 released a report about the underground water monitoring results in the north, south and Central Highlands, warning that underground water level and water quality was declining. In the northern delta,

Biblical Wormwood Arrives In India

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Tubewells in seven wards of Chittagong City Corporation are pumping water with arsenic contamination 10 times higher than the safe level. The wards’ low-income group people are especially exposed to arsenic related diseases as they drink and use water from

Toxic Metals Found In China River

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HIGH levels of a cancer-causing heavy metal and arsenic have been discovered in a river and reservoir in the southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Despite efforts to dilute the pollution, carcinogenic cadmium still remained at three times permitted levels in

High Mercury Levels In Antarctic

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A team of French and Australian oceanographers have discovered the seabirds in the Southern Ocean have four times the mercury levels of aquatic birds elsewhere. The toxic element has come from both man-made and naturally occurring sources and while the

Arsenic Found In More U.S. Water

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An environmental monitor Tuesday identified 19 new sites across the United States where groundwater near coal-ash dumps from power plants was found to be contaminated with arsenic and other pollutants. The Environmental Integrity Project said the pollution — in some

Arsenic Found In Australian Lake

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The Northern Territory Health Department says water in the Lake Bennett area is mostly fine for household use, despite containing arsenic levels more than 20 times above safe guidelines. The Environment Department says two private bores in the area had

India Serves Up Toxic Vegetables

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BANGALORE: The next time you go to buy vegetables in the market, check if they are coming from villages around Varthur Tank, Bellandur Tank, Byramangala Tank and Nagawara Tank areas, for a recent study conducted by city-based Indian Institute of

Arsenic Poisons 4.5m S. Americans

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Volcanic lakes that are a primary source of freshwater to at least 4.5 million Latin American citizens have been found teeming with arsenic. The poisonous element leached into the water from sediment around the lakes. Ohio University researcher Dina López

Arsenic In Adelaide River Water

Video Report: Residents in the northern NT town of Adelaide River have been warned against drinking bore water after toxic levels of arsenic were detected. Please follow and like us:

Arsenic Water Linked To Boy’s Death

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Police and government agencies are remaining tight-lipped about what may have led to the suspected poisoning of a young man from a Northern Territory cattle station. Ben Witham died last week in hospital in Adelaide. A memorial for the 17-year-old