Science: Environment: Environmental_Health
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Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane/Xavier Universities.
Provides information about the CBR and its mission to conduct and coordinate research and teaching to enhance global understanding of environmental issues and provide solutions through innovative communication and technology.
Environmental Change and Human Health in Countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific
Report by Stockholm Environmental Institute concludes that "old" problems of inadequate water, poor sanitation, smoky dwellings, and a lack of food, together with changes in the world economy pose a more obvious threat in these countries than does global climate change.
European Environment Agency
Collection of indicators, reports, links, data sets and targets on European human health topics related to the environment.
Fiberglass Information Network
Information on the health hazards of respirable, durable mineral fibers. Victims' stories, symptoms, background, identification and clean up tips.
Health and Environment Research
World Research Institute research into the interaction between human disease, pollution, and large-scale environmental, development, and demographic changes.
Institute of Occupational, Social, and Environmental Medicine, Erfurt, Germany
Discusses the institute's background and current and past projects. Indoor air quality is a particular focus. Bilingual site has more extensive information in Deutsch than in English.
International Society of Exposure Analysis
Fosters and advances the science of exposure analysis related to environmental contaminants, both for human populations and ecosystems. Includes conference announcements, newsletter, journal information, and other topics.
Longitudinal Cohort Study of Environmental Effects on Child Health and Development
News and information about progress of this U.S. government initiative.
National Center for Environmental Assessment (U.S. EPA)
National resource center for the overall process of human health and ecological risk assessments; the integration of hazard, dose-response, and exposure data and models to produce risk characterizations.
National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals
CDC National Center for Environmental Health report of ongoing assessment of the U.S. population's exposure to environmental chemicals using biomonitoring.
Trade Secrets - A Moyers Report
PBS investigative report by Bill Moyers about how human health and safety have been put at risk by the chemical industry. Includes documents obtained during a lawsuit against chemical companies. Advocates citizen action.
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services: Environmental Health Resources
Collection of fact sheets, other information materials, and links on diverse topics, including toxic chemicals, radiation, eating safe fish, indoor air, EMF, drinking water, lead poisoning, and treated wood products.
Global Warming Could Worsen Allergies, Study Finds
NY Times article about study on potential for global climate change to increase the prevalence of ragweed. [Subscription required - free.] (August 17, 2000)
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