Christine Marie George Archives - State of the Planet

Communities Participate to Lower Arsenic Exposure More Effectively in Bangladesh

There are more than 30 million people in Bangladesh at risk from arsenic contaminated water, which can cause health problems including thickening and hardening of the hands and feet, skin cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, vascular disease leading to gangrene, and diabetes. Columbia University scientists from the Mailman School of Public Health and Lamont-Doherty Earth… read more

by |May 25, 2010