Photo Gallery: Dangerous Water from the Deep
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Photo Gallery: Dangerous Water from the Deep

Contaminated Aquifers Radioactive Water Threatens Middle East

The Middle East and North Africa suffer from water shortages and pump millions of liters a day from ancient aquifers. But the water contains high levels of naturally-occurring radioactive contamination. Experts fear this will increase the cancer risk for millions of people.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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