Tags » Environmental Health

Message from the Health & Environment Alliance (HEAL)

Dear members,

A European petition launched by HEAL, EEB, CAN Europe, and WWF today calls on governments to protect citizens’ health and the environment by adopting a European environmental standards document called the ‘revised LCP BREF’. 908 more words

Environmental Health

Dow gave Trump $1 million, then asked his administration to “set aside” safety tests on its pesticides

Dow Chemical bluntly asked the Trump administration to “set aside” research showing three of the organophosphate pesticides it manufactures pose threats to endangered species in… 423 more words

Rodents, your car, and hantavirus: What to do if you suspect rodents are living in your vehicle

Here at the Insider, we’ve been talking to Dr. Meagan Kay, Medical Epidemiologist, about the cluster of hantavirus cases that we’ve had in King County over the last several months. 1,117 more words


Weeks 13-14: Case Study Presentations

Okay, last post of this lecture.

I found the case study really interesting. Our group got the max point (Yay for us!).  Oh and I must say my friends/group, Minh Anh, Linh, Quynh and Duy play an important role in this so thanks a lot guys. 241 more words

Environmental Health

Apple wants to try to “stop mining the Earth altogether” to make your iPhone

Apple just announced that it plans to stop relying on mined rare earth minerals and metals to make their products, and instead use only recycled sources. 304 more words

Watch this: GMOs

Curious about GMOs?

Watch this slightly spirited vid.  Not sure to laugh or be sad.  Got to love sarcasm, but this is based in science and environmental research.  Curious about the truth.

Environmental Health

California is home to eight of the 10 cities in America where air pollution is worst

A combination of unfortunate topography, a large population, and the realities of worsening climate change makes California cities some of the worst places to breathe air in America. 744 more words