Friday, February 18, 2005

Fixing Nepal's Drinking Water.



In Nepal, millions of people drink water from wells tainted with Arsenic. Estimates now show that millions more are drinking such poisoned water worldwide. Health experts have referred to this as "the largest mass poisoning in history." Read
here to find out how scientists are working to come up with an affordable solution to this disturbing problem.

Isn't this the kind of stuff the UN should be spearheading?

3 Comments:

Blogger thc said...

According to the article, it was actally the UN that caused the problem by digging tube wells in the 1970s. Has the UN ever been useful?

9:50 PM  
Blogger Vavoom said...

Yes, that was my point (poorly put). The UN screws this up and then can't even be bothered to fix the problem...

11:08 PM  
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