Thursday, 31 March 2016 07:32

Arsenic and Old Lace

Photo by Nick Ross

Hanoi has a problem with arsenic. Now it’s entered the water system. Words and photos by Nick Ross

Published in The Stories
Sunday, 01 March 2015 17:53

Arsenic in the Water

Nothing gets a headline like a health crisis. After a study made international headlines in 2013, Katie Jacobs followed up with the author to see how the apocalypse is coming along.

Published in The Stories
Thursday, 11 December 2014 21:32

In the Water

What's in the water in Vietnam? And is it dangerous?

The rise in people getting asthma may not just be due to air pollution. As Nick Ross discovers, it may be something to do with the water. Photos by Kyle Phanroy and Nick Ross

Published in The Stories
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 07:40

Elixir of Life

Elixir of Life

“If you are an outsider looking in at urban surface water you can see two main things. One is the production of water — getting it out of the river and making it clean — and the second part is the distribution through a network of pipes to customers.”

Published in Features
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 05:44

Toxic Water Exceeds Safety Standards

Arsenic Tainting Vietnam's Water
Rapid extraction has increased concentrations of toxic chemicals in groundwater throughout the Red River Delta in the past decade, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

 

Published in In The Papers
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 06:20

Paddling against Plastic

Rob Kidnie is a man on a mission and is about to set off on an epic journey down the Mekong River. After eight years of chasing wind and waves around Asia, this surfer is primed for a new challenge, all in the name of raising awareness about a pressing environmental issue.

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