Tagged: cancer

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Deadly ghost town thrills tourists

The asbestos mine in Wittenoom is one of Australia’s greatest tragedies, one that is often compared to the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe. Although the area has been closed since the 1970s, more and more thrill-seeking...

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World facing flood of new toxins

Common household products like cleansers, personal care products and food packaging are responsible for a flood of potentially dangerous new pollutants making their way into our drinking water, warns an international expert in environmental...

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Land of Fires a burning issue

Italians have dubbed the area in the Italian province of Campania near Naples the ‘Land of Fires’. Not only is the mafia illegally dumping toxic waste there, it is also burning it. Dioxins contaminate...