RedskyNews Category: Pollution

China: 127 Children Tested For Lead Poisoning

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More than 100 pupils will undergo blood tests after excessive lead was found in a water sample from a kindergarten, the second caught in a tainted water scandal. The safety precaution is being taken after the sample from a boiler

Hong Kong Pink Dolphins Face Extinction

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HONG KONG (WLS) — Hong Kong’s iconic pink dolphins are in danger of extinction. The Chinese white dolphins are famous for their pink coloring, but now, experts say their populations are decreasing due to a shrinking habitat. In the waters

Japan Resumes Search For 16 Missing

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Search teams using boats and helicopters resumed looking on Saturday for at least 16 people still missing after torrential rain and flooding across Japan this week, while thousands waited to return to their homes as waters slowly receded. Floods swept

Fukushima Leaks Radioactive Water After Etau

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Flooding from Typhoon Etau has caused new leaks of contaminated water to flow from the Fukushima nuclear power station into the ocean. The incident came after a rush of water overwhelmed the site’s drainage pumps. Typhoon Etau brought lashing rains,

Fukushima Residents Carry Out Cancer Testing

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Fukushima residents have taken cancer and radiation testing into their own hands, saying authorities are lying to them about the safety of their community. Please follow and like us:

Mercury Spike Linked To Moulting Seals

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It’s a wilderness home to otters and sea lions, coyotes and cor­morants. But the water gets more contaminated than industrialised San Francisco Bay, 70km away. Now scientists have identified the cause: moulting elephant seals. Researchers from the University of California,

China Pollution Reaches Apocalyptic Levels

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Video: 9 out 10 cities in China have failed government pollution standards according to China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection. A quarter of million Chinese die every year from pollution, rivers turn blood red, and by 2030, China will run out

Pollution Chokes African Lives

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Video: Did you know that in the next decade many of the world’s largest cities will be in Africa? But water, air and indoor pollution are killing urban residents, and the poor suffer most. Watch what’s happening in Lagos, Nigeria

China Farm Pollution Worsens

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Farm pollution in China is worsening, despite moves to reduce excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides, said the agricultural ministry, urging farmers to switch to organic alternatives to tackle severe soil and water pollution. But experts say achieving the ministry’s

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