Villagers plant trees on polluted farmland in Shuangqiao village, Liuyang city, Hunan. A survey has found an alarming amount of cancer-causing substances in soil in the province known for its metal mines. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Heavy metal pollution in Hunan soil exceeds China’s limits by 1,500 times

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Villagers plant trees on polluted farmland in Shuangqiao village, Liuyang city, Hunan. A survey has found an alarming amount of cancer-causing substances in soil in the province known for its metal mines. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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