RedskyNews Category: Bitter Water – Event 3

Africa’s “Wormwood” Acid Lakes

Video Report: Acid rain has reacted with rocks in open mines in Africa to release toxic metals into the water which itself has become dillute Sulphuric Acid. Experts say the toxic waters are rising at an alarming rate and are

China’s Heavy Metal Crops

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Looking for a good way to consume a higher daily dose of lead, arsenic, and cadmium? Try smoking Chinese cigarettes. According to a Reuters report, a recent tobacco study conducted by researchers from the Buffalo-based Roswell Park Cancer Institute found

Toxic Legacy Blights Europe

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Abandoned mines in Romania leach water contaminated by heavy metals into rivers. A Hungarian chemical plant produces more than 100,000 tonnes of toxic substances a year. Soil in eastern Slovakia is contaminated with cancer-producing PCBs. The flood of toxic sludge

Toxic Metals Found in Wine

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Red and white wines from most European nations carry potentially dangerous doses of at least seven heavy metals, U.K. researchers find. A single glass of even the most contaminated wine isn’t poisonous. But drinking just one glass of wine a

Arsenic found in New Hampshire wells

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More than 500,000 New Hampshire homeowners using well water may be at greater risk of cancer and other illnesses due to daily doses of arsenic in their water, according to recent studies. According to a study in Bangladesh — the

Mercury found in Queensland’s water

Video Report: Farmers in Kogan on Queensland’s Darling Downs say contamination from the coal gasification trials has spread to their waterways. Mercury is not used in the gasification process. Please follow and like us:

Oklahoma: Mercury in 16 lakes

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Catch a large striped bass in the Broken Bow Reservoir and you might as well throw it back. The bass isn’t safe to eat, according to a Mercury in Fish study released Wednesday. Sixteen state lakes have

Bangladesh. 77 Million Poisoned by Arsenic Water

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Up to 77 million people in Bangladesh have been exposed to toxic levels of arsenic from drinking water in recent decades, according to a Lancet study. The research assessed nearly 12,000 people in a district of the capital Dhaka for

High level of toxic metals in water

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Alarmingly high levels of deadly toxic metals in Grahamstown’s tap water has scientists worried about the future health of residents who drink municipal water. According to recently released research, drinking a litre of Settler City tap water a day for

300 children sick with lead poisoning in China

Video: 300 children sick with lead poisoning in China. Please follow and like us: