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Riparian…say whaaat?

It may sound like some kind of prehistoric creature, but riparian refers to the strips of green vegetation alongside streams, creeks, rivers, lakes, sloughs and other bodies of water. 601 more words

Environmental Health

Mitigating the occurrence of harmful algal blooms

See https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDANIFA/bulletins/1577c06

As temperatures rise this summer, people turn to local beaches and lakes as a fun way to cool off. However, recent toxic algal blooms have hindered this experience for some in places likeFlorida, California, New York, and Vermont.

Environmental Health

Household hazardous waste – think before it hits the sink

Have you come close to throwing something out and wondered, “Can I just toss this in the trash?” Not everything can safely go into household trash – items like leftover cleaners, motor oil, light bulbs and aerosol cans are likely household hazardous waste (HHW) and require special disposal. 523 more words

Environmental Health

Public Health investigates Salmonella outbreak (updated 7/20)

Public Health is investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis (caused by Salmonella bacteria) associated with a Good Vibe Tribe Luau held on 7/3/16 from 6:00-11:00 PM at Golden Gardens Park in Seattle.  623 more words

Communicable Disease

2017 CGI Postgraduate Scholarship Program in Thailand for International Students

Applications are invited for the 2017 Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) Postgraduate Scholarship Program in Thailand for International Students. Up to ten scholarships are available for applicants who are interested to pursue a master degree in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health, Environmental Toxicology and Chemical Biology… 282 more words


Reblog: What does BPA have to do with metabolism, mazes and my mom?

So, I am currently a High Meadows Fellow at Environmental Defense Fund. As part of that, I sometimes write blog posts on the EDF Health Team’s Blog… 1,022 more words