Articles about Arsenic in international media are few and long between considering the enormity of the disaster. Here are, however, some of them (pdf files):

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New developments in the removal of Arsenic (Sept 2014)
Addressing Arsenic Poisoning in South Asia


Can dugwell be used again as a safe drinking water source in Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra (GMB) plain taking care of the bacteriological contamination,

Article written by: Dipankar Chakraborti, Director (Research), School of Environmental Studies


Almost 330 million people may be at risk in India and Bangladesh compared to 150 million as believed earlier. From British Journal of medicine 2003;326:466 (1 March).


The Bangladesh Observer, April 12, 2005 - editorial


Mike White
PAKISTAN: Polluted water supplied to 21 cities


Barry Bearak
Wells that pump poison, New York Times November 10, 1998
Plan for Safe water stalls, New York times July 14, 2002


Fred Pearce
British scientists ‘failed to check for arsenic risk’, The Independent, January 19, 2001
Death in a glass of water, the Independent, January 19, 2001
Arsenic victims get legal aid to sue scientists, The Independent, July 27, 2001
Arsenic's fatal legacy grows worldwide, New Scientist, Aug 2003


Kirk Nordstrom
Global Efforts needed, Science 2002;296


Aapo Sääsk

Arsenic in Drinking Water, The Daily Star, Dhaka, July 28, 2006. Aapo Sääsk and Dr Azaher Ali Molla

Towards a more effective operational response to the Arsenic problem, August 2005

The Arsenic problem grows world wide, September 2003

Arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh, The Independent, Dhaka, July 2, 2003

The Arsenic Challenge, Water Conditioning & Purification, January 2002

Arsenik och den nya ekonomin, VISION, January 15, 2001 (in Swedish)


Vinay Chand


Shakeel Ahmed Ibne Mahmood
Water is life but Arsenic there is the silent killer, July 2002