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Activating Science: How the Environmental Breast Cancer Movement is Shifting Science for the Better

Thank you to Breast Cancer Action for publishing this in this Spring’s “The Source”! I am constantly inspired by your organizing, and I am excited to try to make the innovative changes in the Environmental Breast Cancer research world accessible to more people! 2,415 more words

Feeling Good About Rubber Mulch

Have you often wondered about why you should stop using a perfectly good biodegradable substance to landscape with like wood mulch and switch to something that won’t break down or fade away like… 354 more words

Rubber Mulch

Years of Living Dangerously

http://www.upworthy.com/a-controversial-episode-with-harrison-ford-and-don-cheadle-that-will-haunt-you-make-the-time

Showtime recently came out with the new show “Years of Living Dangerously,” which is a nine-part documentary series focusing on climate change. Attached is the first episode of the installment, which features prominent thinker Thomas Friedman along with actors Don Cheadle and Harrison Ford. 443 more words

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same. 95 more words

Data And Journal Articles

Scented laundry products emit hazardous chemicals through dryer vents

Public release date: 24-Aug-2011

The same University of Washington researcher who used chemical sleuthing to deduce what’s in fragranced consumer products now has turned her attention to the scented air wafting from household laundry vents. 479 more words

Emerging Contaminants

Everyday Toxic Trespass

Women’s Voices for the Earth has a great page about toxic ingredients commonly found  in products women, men and children are exposed to on a regular basis, usually everyday, even when we try not to be. 137 more words

Environmental Health

Multi-state Shale Research Collaborative Case Studies -- Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Natural Gas Development

Multi-state Shale Research Collaborative (Policy Matters Ohio | West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy | Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center | The Commonwealth Institute) 222 more words

Energy And Climate