Search Organizations (English): Environmental hazards

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Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors  
http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/

Addresses the relationship between environmental risk factors and breast cancer through a variety of research and education strategies. Translates scientific findings and data into understandable and accessible information.

NOTE: The BCERF Program on the Cancer Risk of Environmental Chemicals in the Home and Workplace closed on March 31, 210. For more information, go to: http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/closure.cfm

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International POP's Elimination Network  
http://www.ipen.org/index.html

IPEN is a unique global network of people and public interest organizations, which respects and enjoys a wide diversity of cultures, skills and knowledge. Together we share a common commitment to achieve a toxic-free future where chemical production, use and disposal does not harm people and the environment. We welcome you to the IPEN family to work together for the elimination of the world's toxic legacy and to ensure safe alternatives for the protection of all living things and the prevention of future contamination world wide."

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Canadian Partnership for Children's Health & Environment  
http://www.healthyenvironmentforkids.ca/english/
Forms an affiliation of groups with overlapping missions to improve children's environmental health in Canada. (See Details)
World Wildlife Federation - United Kingdom
Seeks to influence global environmental issues through responsible actions, raises crucial environmental issues with policy-makers, business and industries, around the world.
Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment  
http://www.cwpe.org/
Forms a multi-racial alliance of feminist activists, health practitioners and scholars committed to promoting the social and economic empowerment of women in a context of global peace and justice and to eliminating poverty, inequality, racism, and environmental degradation. Builds collaborations among the public health, drug treatment and reproductive rights communities to resist the unethical tactics of the cash-for-sterilization program known as C.R.A.C.K. Monitors and opposes quinacrine chemical sterilization. Provides new analysis on the experiences of women of color with the violence of law enforcement. Opposes the 'greening of hate,' the penetration of the environmental movement by conservative anti-immigrant individuals and organizations. Surveys secondary-school social studies textbooks on population and the environment and working to develop alternative curricula. Educates population and environmental organizations on the problems of using demographic alarmism and rationales in explaining the causes of global problems. Campaigns against immunological contraceptives and dangerous contraceptive practices. (See Details)
Collaborative on Health and the Environment   
http://www.healthandenvironment.org/index.php

An international partnership committed to strengthening the scientific and public dialogue on the impact of environmental factors on human health and catalyzing initiatives to address these concerns. Leverages mainstream health-affected constituencies in the environmental health science revolution and engages researchers, health professionals, and environmental health and justice advocates from diverse sectors. Founded in 2002, an international partnership of over 4,000 individuals and organizations in 45 countries and 48 states, including scientists, health professionals, health-affected groups, nongovernmental organizations and other concerned citizens, committed to improving human and ecological health.

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Sandra Steingraber  
http://steingraber.com

Website of Sandra Steingraber, poet, ecologist and author of numerous books on environmental links to cancer and other diseases (Having Faith, Living Downstream).

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The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (US)   
http://www.safecosmetics.org/

A coalition effort launched in 2004 to protect the health of consumers and workers by securing the corporate, regulatory and legislative reforms necessary to eliminate dangerous chemicals from cosmetics and personal care products.

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Canadian Environmental Network (cen) – chemical management plan capacity building project  
http://www.cen-rce.org/CMP/indexcmp.html

Works with Environmental Defence (ED) to inform the public about the federal government’s Chemical Management Plan and to increase public involvement in the Plan. Regular updates and information on the website.


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Nuclear Information and Resource Service  
www.nirs.org

Founded in 1978 to be the US national information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues. Has expanded both programatically and geographically to initiate large-scale organizing and public education campaigns on specific issues, such as preventing construction of new reactors, radioactive waste transportation, deregulation of radioactive materials, and more. With international programs and affiliation with WISE (World Information Service on Energy) the network spans more than a dozen offices and programs across the globe. 

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