For Immediate Release: 27 June 2017 For More Information: Griffins Ochieng, CEJAD, +254 726 931318, firstname.lastname@example.org Jeiel Guarino, IPEN, +46 31 7995930, email@example.com Sara Brosché, IPEN, +46 31 7995900, firstname.lastname@example.org New Study Shows Many Kenyan Paints Still Contain High Lead Levels Nairobi, Kenya (27 June 2017). More than 70 percent of the paint..
For immediate release: Nairobi, 19th June 2017 Mercury Pollution Costs Billions in Lost Earning Potential in Kenya New analysis finds significant mercury exposures near sources named in the Minamata Convention Nairobi, 19th June 2017: Mining communities Kenya are losing more than 174 -342 billion shilling in earning potential every year due to mercury contamination, according..
Press Release: Recycling contaminates plastic children’s toys with toxic chemicals from electronic waste
For immediate release: Nairobi, 19th April 2017 Recycling contaminates plastic children’s toys with toxic chemicals from electronic waste A new global survey finds that recycling plastics containing toxic flame retardant chemicals found in electronic waste results in contamination of the world’s best-selling toy along with other children’s products. Ironically, the chemical contaminants can..
How miners, fishers are taking life out of Lake Victoria Twenty meters under the ground, lit only by the torches strapped to their heads, a group of eight men are seeking their fortune. The cramped tunnels have been hewn out of the bare rock using hammers, chisels, bare hands and many days of their own..
Toxic paints on sale, new study warns