Posts By Seema Khan

Notes from the Field

Water Security and Arsenic Contamination in Bangladesh

March 18, 2009

The toxic effects of arsenic contamination have been affecting the health of millions of people around the world, including in India, Nepal, Cambodia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and even the United States. In Bangladesh, where roughly half the population drinks contaminated water, this issue is a particularly heavy concern. The problem arose in the 1970s during efforts […]

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