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Hormonal pollution alert: protecting our long-term health, protecting the environment  
http://www.web.net/~desact/anglais/hormonal/hormone.htm
Aims to inform general public of long-term health hazards of diethylstilbestrol (DES) and endocrine disrupters. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Polluted children, toxic nation: a report on pollution in Canadian families  
http://www.environmentaldefence.ca/toxicnation/report/PCTN_English%20Web.pdf
Documents the chemical contamination of children, parents and grandparents from five Canadian families. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Winning the war on cancer : Cancer prevention: Rachel Carson’s "imperative" need  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39386

A retrospective look at the forty-five years that have followed the release of Rachel Carson's book, Silent Spring, that both struck the match that lit the modern environmental movement but also provided an eloquent, compelling argument that man-made substances were driving cancer rates to alarming levels.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2007
Earth, air and water: women fight for the environment in india   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article explores stories of women fighting for the environment in India; the nonviolent ecological movement in Uttar Pradesh, the great Bhopal tragedy and the 34 year fisherfolk agitation witnessed in the state of Kerala. Connections made between women, poverty and victims of environmental destruction.

 



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Published: 1989