Environmental : Health & Medical
This review offers some insight into the risk factors for acute leukemia including environmental, genetic, or infectious risks.
Could "eyes on the street"--architectural/neighborhood design features that promote direct observation and interactions--predict Hispanic elders' social support and psychological/physical functioning?
Are humans at risk for adverse events after exposure to low-level methylmercury, and are they potentially serious?
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a Plan: they intend to actually enforce provisions of the Clean Air Act. To do so, they need to set quantitative standards against which industrial operations may be measured. The EPA has been working on implementation standards for years.
If you are in the flooring business it seems like everyone is green these days or at least claiming to be green. Kermit the frog would be proud. Marketing brochures are using lots of green photos of trees and nature motifs to make us feel green. The Carpet and Rug Institute qualifies just about any
As responsible human beings it is our moral duty that we leave this world a better place than we got it from our ancestors. There is an ardent need for saving the environment that is being polluted by emissions given out by the extensive use of gasoline.The conventional and traditional fuel sources
About half of the world's population lives in cities. While they only cover a small fraction of the earth's surface, they use about two-thirds of its resources and produce about 70 percent of its emissions. So maybe cities, more so than national governments are better equipped to deal with
The tragedy of Love Canal cannot be over emphasized. In American history, Love Canal is one of the most appalling environmental tragedies. But that's not the most disturbing fact.What is worse is that it cannot be regarded as an isolated event. It could happen again--anywhere in this country--u
Fax to email is one of the simplest ways that a modern office can take steps toward going green--and for both business and ecological reasons, it makes sense to do so. More and more customers look for so-called "green" companies, and while many ecologically safe practices require enormous
The world's climatic changes problems continues to be a matter of concern. Governments and research scientists are at the crossroads because of differences in perceptions with regards to the causes of these problems. Now, in spite of the diffuse perspectives, there is a new sense of awareness a
Dams are now a threat to the world. Dams are built by promising the inhabitants that it will never affect their life. Do you think these many dams are really needed? Outdated dams are a threat to human life. These dams have to be removed to restore rivers and to protect life.
What can residents of Southeastern Wisconsin do with their junk? You can haul it to a landfill or recycling facility yourself and pay the charges for dumping these items or you can have a dumpster delivered and provide your own cleanup. There are two major landfills: one in Menomonee Falls and the o
Recent research from the US suggests that the number of Hurricanes and Tropical cyclones experienced in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will decrease as a result of global warming. At the same time there will be a slight increase in the intensity of these storms.So, fewer hurricanes but more severe
AGL is the largest private company that owns and operates renewable energy sources in Australia. It is the thrust of the company to be aggressive in producing sustainable energy for the good of the consumers and the environment.
It sure is a reality of which we Earthlings should be aware of that the Earth's rivers are in crises and this is going to cause dreadful devastation in the world. Freshwater is undoubtedly the most essential and the only water resource that is vital to life and this is the reason that humans ha