Environmental hazards

Environmental hazards

Climate change and health

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English
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Online
Author: 
David Suzuki
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the link between air pollution and climate change, as well as the benefits of the Kyoto accords for Canada and the health of Canadians.

Health and environment - partners for life

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English
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Health Canada
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1997
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Ottawa, ON

Describes the current understanding of the relationship between human health and the Canadian environment, based on the findings from the Action Plan on Health and the Environment (APHE), other Health Canada programs and other sources of information. Focusses on those contaminants that are of particular concern to the health of Canadians, notes the progress made in reducing levels of environmental contaminants and describes the impact that the human-made or 'built' environment can have on our health.

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ENVI.H43 1997
ISBN 0662261496

Highlights of the Canadian arctic contaminants assessment report : a community reference manual

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Siu-Ling Han
Kathie Adare
Publisher: 
Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Highlights information from the Canadian Arctic Contaminants Assessment Report, a report that summaraizes the results of research conducted by the Arctic Environmental Strategy northern Contaminant Program from 1991 to 1997.

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HEAD.H36 1997
ISBN 0662629744
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Review, Network Spring 2000: This report hightlights findings from the last six years of research under the Northern Contaminants Program (NCP) as summarized in the Canadian Arctic Contaminants Assessment Report. Geared towards front-line community people working on contaminants, it focuses on issues relevant to human health concerns. The report outlines what is currently known about contaminants found in food chains in the North, from how they got there to what happens when they are present.

Exposure: environmental links to breast cancer

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English
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Video
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Women's Network on Health and Environment
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores the little understood links between environmental degradation and breast cancer.

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Review, Network Winter 1997: Breast cancer rates are increasing all over the world. Seventy to eighty percent of women with breast cancer have none of the "official" risk factors. Does living in an increasingly contaminated world have anything to do with this? This powerful new documentary video sets out to explore the little understood links between environmental degradation and breast cancer. Narrated by Olivia Newton-John, a breast cancer survivor, the video contains illuminating interviews with women such as CWHN Coordinating Committee member Vuyiswa Keyi-Ayema, Dr. Susan Love, Dr. Devra Lee Davis, Dr. Rosalie Bertell and Sharon Batt.

International POP's Elimination Network

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English
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Community education/development
Advocacy

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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