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Major health and environment organizations call on government to eliminate public exposure to BPA
2010-11-01
Thirteen of Canada’s leading health and environmental organizations call on the federal government to eliminate key sources of public exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), citing links between even low expos...

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Glyphosate's Suppression of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes and Amino Acid Biosynthesis by the Gut Microbiome: Pathways to Modern Diseases
Samsel, Anthony; Seneff, Stephanie
Article
2013
Entropy
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup®, is the most popular herbicide used worldwide. The industry asserts it is minimally toxic to humans, but here we argue otherwise. Residues are found in th...
Holding The Silent Killers Of Environmental Destruction Accountable
Zeese, Kevin; Flowers, Margaret
Article
2014
Countercurrents.org
The findings of the most recent IPCC report are sobering. We have 15 years to mitigate climate disaster. It is up to us to make a major transition to a carbon-free, nuclear-free energy economy within ...
Israel spraying toxins over Palestinian crops in Gaza
Aldabbour, Belal
Article
2016
Aljazeera
Khan Younis, Gaza Strip - On January 7, 2016, a low-flying agricultural aircraft sprayed herbicides on to Palestinian farmlands along the eastern border, eradicating or damaging up to 162 hectares of ...
The terrible legacy of Agent Orange and dioxin
Wynter, Coral
Article
2013
Links
Agent Orange was manufactured by Monsanto Corporation and Dow Chemicals to use as a herbicide and defoliant in the Vietnam War.
Toxicity
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Toxicity is the degree to which a substance can damage an organism.

Sources Bookshelf

Doubt is their Product
How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health
Michaels, David (ed.)
Book
2008
Reveals how the tobacco industry's duplicitious tactics spawned a multimillion-dollar industry that is dismantling public health safeguards. Offers concrete, workable suggestions for how it can be res...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
CCOHS promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing information and advice about occupational health and safety.
Environment Canada
Environment Canada is dedicated to safeguarding people's health and property from harmful substances and environmental changes; their quality of life, based on society's development in harmony with it...


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