Pollution

Pollution

Earth, air and water: women fight for the environment in india

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Pamela Philipose
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

 

Winning the war on cancer : Cancer prevention: Rachel Carson’s "imperative" need

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Liz Armstrong
Angela Rickman
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

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.

Environmental Defense

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to protect the environment and human health. Conducts research and educates on clean air, safe food, thriving ecosystems, and more.

Primary Telephone: 
416-323-9521
Email Address: 
info@environmentaldefence.ca
Fax Number: 
416-323-9301
Street Address: 
705-317 Adelaide St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5V 1P9

Polluted children, toxic nation: a report on pollution in Canadian families

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jana Neumann
Sarah Winterton
Publisher: 
Environmental Defense
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Documents the chemical contamination of children, parents and grandparents from five Canadian families.

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Toxic Nation

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy

Works to protect the environment and human health. Web site includes informaiton on toxic chemicals and their impacts on human health.

Primary Telephone: 
416-323-9521
Email Address: 
info@environmentaldefence.ca
Fax Number: 
416-323-9301
Street Address: 
705-317 Adelaide St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5V 1P9

Hormonal pollution alert: protecting our long-term health, protecting the environment

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ellen Reynolds
Rosanna Baraldi
Galina De Repentigny
DES Action Canada
Publisher: 
DES Action Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Aims to inform general public of long-term health hazards of diethylstilbestrol (DES) and endocrine disrupters.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DES.R49 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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