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Industrial pollution is destroying a Tunisian coastal community — but no one wants to talk about it
Once a pristine Mediterranean oasis, the Gabès region has been devastated by local chemical factories and health problems are soaring Abdellah Nouri has not been out to sea for two years. A fisherman from the Mediterranean town of Ghannouch in Tunisia’s coastal Gabès region, he was diagnosed with cancer in 2018. His condition and its […]Tunisia Phosphate Industry
Evaluation of the reliability of human teeth matrix used as a biomarker for fluoride environmental pollution.
Abstract Highlights Environmental contamination by heavy metals has been a matter of great concern in many countries for several decades. Human exposure to such elements may cause adverse health effects and young children are particularly at risk. Several studies have analyzed animals’ teeth to evaluate the relationship between increased fluoride exposure and dental fluorosis, however […]Tunisia
Risk assessment of fluoride exposure in drinking water of Tunisia.
Highlights Fluoride concentrations were ?2.4 mg L?1 in 100 water consumption points in Tunisia. Risk assessment of Fluoride exposure was assessed depending on the age of consumers. Approximately 75% of the Tunisian population is at risk for dental decay. 25% of Tunisians have a potential dental fluorosis risk. 20% of Tunisians might have a skeletal fluorosis risk. […]Tunisia