Not just groundwater, fluoride has poisoned agricultural soil, crops in Bengal

What is the news? A new study has pointed out that crops and vegetables that use fluoride-contaminated groundwater have been contributing to an increase in consumption of fluoride among locals in Bengal. The study investigated the magnitude of fluoride contamination in agricultural land soil and food crops in two districts of Western Bihar, as well… Continue reading Not just groundwater, fluoride has poisoned agricultural soil, crops in Bengal

Scientists create a global map of where groundwater meets oceans

According to a study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters,researchers from the U.S. has announced the creation of a global map which shows where groundwater meets oceans. This study is the first such analysis of its kind that may help protect both drinking water and the seas. The study says that nearly one-half of… Continue reading Scientists create a global map of where groundwater meets oceans