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Thousands of people in Kumanovo region in past 4 decades have been poisoned by arsenic and other toxic deposits

In the past several decades, the villages of Tabanovce, Lojane and Vaksince in the Kumanovo region have been continuously poisoned by arsenic and other toxic elements that had been dispersed on two locations near the border of North Macedonia with Serbia. At the first location, in the proximity of the Tabanovce Railway Station there is an illegal dump with hundreds...

Six out of eight causes of soil degradation come from agricultural practices, organic production as solution

Six out of the eight causes of soil degradation result from the agricultural practices. The overuse of chemicals and the inappropriate tilling and other soil cultivation destroy one of the most important natural resources, that together with the clean air and drinking water, must be preserved. The healthy soil is irreplaceable and essential to sustain life and produce safe...

Arsenic found in Tetovo soil 2.5 times over the limit, say “Vila Zora” and “Eco Guerrilla”

Soil examinations in Tetovo have revealed that the earth is contaminated with arsenic two and a half times above the permitted estimates, according to a survey conducted by environmental organizations "Vila Zora" from Veles and "Eko Guerilla" from Tetovo. This was presented at today's presentation at the South East European University in Tetovo (SEEU), by Arijanit Xhaferi from the Tetovo...