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Environmental Hypersensitivity Association of Ontario
Promotes concerns about the adverse health effects of natural inhalents and chemicals in the air, food and water. Promotes public awareness and provides information to individuals about a healthier approach to improve the quality of everyday living. Also provides workshops, seminars and accurate information about healthy environments, preventative measures and current medical research. Publishes literature on a variety of environmental subjects. Provides opportunities to network and discuss difficulties on a person-to-person basis with knowledgeable people in a support group setting.
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.
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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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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TEDX (The Endocrine Disruption Exchange, Inc.)  
http://www.endocrinedisruption.com/home.php

An prevention-driven organization that focuses primarily on the human health and environmental problems caused by low-dose and/or ambient exposure to chemicals that interfere with development and function, called endocrine disruptors.  Its large databases on this topic are available for those concerned about public health and environmental quality. 

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Environmental Health Perspectives  
http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/home.action

A monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news published by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. EHP's mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing in a balanced and objective manner the best peer-reviewed research and most current and credible news of the field. With an impact factor of 6.09, EHP is the top monthly journal in public, environmental, and occupational health and the third-ranked monthly journal in environmental sciences.

EHP publishes articles from a wide range of scientific disciplines encompassing basic research; epidemiologic studies; risk assessment; relevant ethical, legal, social, environmental justice, and policy topics; longitudinal human studies; in vitro and in vivo animal research with a clear relationship to human health; and environmental medicine case reports. Because children are uniquely sensitive to their environments, EHP devotes a research section specifically to issues surrounding children's environmental health.

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Silent Spring Insititute  
http://www.silentspring.org/

Staffed by researchers who partner with physicians, public health and community advocates and other scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer. 

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  
http://www.epa.gov/

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

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