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A new E-book tell the story of this "unconference" through narrative, pictures, sketches and graphics, plus embedded in the PDF are links to brief videos of various content framers and participants representing different sectors. The E-book continues to evolve with ongoing input and contributions from those interested in the conference and its message.
The national Cumulative Impacts Project was officially launched in May 2011 by the Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) and the Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN). The Cumulative Impacts Project is dedicated to promoting science, law, and policy that will reduce cumulative impacts.
Oregon Environmental Council’s Successful Eco-Healthy Child Care Program Becomes National Organization
Program merges with another leading program to increase capacity and effectiveness in offering comprehensive environmental-health standards to child-care providers throughout the United States
Voices from the spill and the end of fishing in the Gulf.
Teresa Heinz was joined by a sell-out audience at the 2010 Women's Health & the Environment Conference where attendees learned more about the effects environmental exposures have on women's health and the importance of prevention
President's Cancer Panel: Environmentally caused cancers are 'grossly underestimated' and 'needlessly devastate American lives.'
The panel advised President Obama "to use the power of your office to remove the carcinogens and other toxins from our food, water, and air..."
Grantee Story highlighting work of the National Center for Healthy Housing, Worthington, Minnesota.
Chemicals known as endocrine disruptors may be associated with a range of health concerns and may also act as "obesogens" – substances that trigger the propensity to develop obesity.
Twelve leaders and self-advocates from the learning and developmental disabilities community recently stepped forward to have their bodies tested for the presence of a set of known or suspected neurotoxic or endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Mind, Disrupted is a synthesis of the results of these tests and the experiences of the participants, and this report is intended to spotlight these pressing questions and prompt actions to reduce these exposures that may impair how we think -- and, in the most basic ways, who we are.
In the first major agreement secured through Connecticut's new environmental justice law, PSEG has consented to reduce hours of operation at its current power plants in New Haven and to create a $500,000 fund to reduce local pollution in neighborhoods impacted by its plants. The move promises to improve air quality for sensitive populations in nearby neighborhoods.
Mercury Policy Project (MPP) presents a hopeful view of building a Global Mercury Treaty to protect families around the world from mercury contamination.
Science has always followed the money but we can make it follow the public interest.
Sam Suds, PI (poisons investigator) is no ordinary detective - his job is to protect the Johnson household from dangerous toxins. He'd been a hero in the past, locking away household villains like lead and DDT. Now he faces one of the most toxic offenders yet: PVC, the poison plastic. But the trail had gone cold. Word around the bathroom was he was washed up. Until she floated in... Watch this funny animated detective spoof, brought to you by the Center for Health, Environment and Justice's PVC Campaign.
Workshops have helped shape the emerging field of environmental reproductive health and led to sought-after materials.
Profiles of some of the leaders of the environmental health movement.
A July 2009 video of Richmond, CA residents speaking about the Chevron refinery expansion's threat to community health.