Tag Archives: Toxic Metals

Dead Sea Air Contains Mercury

The atmosphere over the Dead Sea, researchers have found, is laden with oxidized mercury. Some of the highest levels of oxidized mercury ever observed outside the polar regions exist there. The results appear in a paper published on-line November 28th

China’s Heavy Metal Crops

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

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

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.

Oklahoma: Mercury in 16 lakes

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

Africa: Acidic Mine Water Crisis

Johannesburg — JOHANNESBURG Water was concerned about the possibility of acid mine drainage flooding the city’s central business district, but there were potential solutions, the utility’s chairman said yesterday. Last week the parliamentary portfolio committee on water and environmental affairs

Bangladesh. 77 Million Poisoned by Arsenic Water

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

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

Bitter Water, Wormwood in Revelation 8 Explained

Event 3 – Rev. Ch. 8 V 10 & 11 In the soil occur natural metals which are toxic to all life. These toxic metals are: Aluminium, Arsenic, Beryllium, Cadmium, Copper, Lead, Mercury and Nickel. Under normal circumstances, they are

Skin Sores in Revelation 16 Explained

Event 8 – Rev. Ch. 16 V 1 – 2 Due to the events that have already taken place, we have seen a massive build up of Sulphuric acid and Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. This in turn has increased

Global Warming Apocalypse – James Lovelock

Five years ago, James Lovelock’s “The Revenge of Gaia” issued a terrifying warning: if humankind didn’t radically curtail greenhouse-gas emissions, there would, quite literally, be hell to pay. His new book out this year, “The Vanishing Face of Gaia,” says

The Plague of Locusts in Revelation 9 Explained

Locusts have always been a problem but never to the degree that they are today. As temperatures have increased, Locusts have moved with the climate and are now causing havoc as far north in Europe as France. When faced with

China shuts factory after lead poisons children

China has closed a factory in its northwest which is suspected of causing lead poisoning in more than 300 children, state media said on Wednesday. China’s pollution and lax product safety standards have long been a source of tension and

Climate change to challenge US military

Climate change will pose profound strategic challenges to the United States in coming decades, raising the prospect of military intervention to deal with the effects of violent storms, drought, mass migration and pandemics, The New York Times reported. Citing military

Hundreds sickened by China chemical plant

More than 500 people have been sickened by pollution from a chemical plant in central China that has also been blamed for two deaths, state media reported Monday. Health checks on nearly 3,000 people living near the plant in Liuyang

Water in Punjab causes DNA Mutations

Ground water in Punjab, India, has been contaminated to such an extent that it is now causing DNA to mutate in people who drink it, warns a research commissioned by the Punjab Water Pollution Control Board. The study was conducted