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Toxic levels of arsenic in Amazon basin

WT24 Desk Shallow wells dug for drinking water in the Amazon basin in order to avoid polluted rivers contain up to 70 times the recommended limit of arsenic, researchers warned Tuesday, AFP reports. Samples taken from 250 sites along the ...

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6.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan

WT24 Desk A 5.6-magnitude quake hit western Japan early Monday, injuring five people and damaging buildings and roads, as officials warned stronger tremors could come in the days ahead, AFP reports. The shallow tremor was gauged as magnitude 5.6 by ...

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