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Baby Bottles and Bisphenol A
Baby Bottles and Bisphenol A
Bisphenol A has been the cause for concern for environmentalists for more than seventy years but what exactly is it and what does it do?...
Bleached Paper Products
Bleached Paper Products
Office paper, tissues, toilet paper; they will probably have been bleached with chlorine to that desirable bright white. But how safe is the process?...
Cancers and Chemicals
Cancers and Chemicals
We are bombarded with information all the time that chemicals can cause cancer. But how do we measure the risks and sort out the facts from the scare stories?...
Climate Change and Pollution: How the Maldives Are Sinking
Climate Change and Pollution: How the Maldives Are Sinking
The Maldives is a paradise collection of coral islands in the Indian Ocean. It offers luxury holidays and some of the world's best diving. But it's also sinking - fast....
How Paint Pollution Effects the Environment
How Paint Pollution Effects the Environment
There’s no quicker way to brighten up a home than a fresh lick of paint. So why has the Environmental Protection Agency classified paint as a top 5 hazardous substance?...
Lead Piping and the Environment
Lead Piping and the Environment
Until 1970, houses were traditionally serviced with lead pipes. But with fears over contamination of water supplies, they were phased out. So what harm does lead do?...
Mobile Phones and Electromagnetic Pollution
Mobile Phones and Electromagnetic Pollution
Most of us have one and many of us couldn’t do without one – but what if you were allergic to them? We’re talking mobile phones and electromagnetic pollution....
Monitoring Radiation Levels
Monitoring Radiation Levels
Radiation occurs naturally in the environment and we are all exposed to low levels each day. So who does the monitoring and why is it necessary?...
Safety Concerns about Pylons and Phone Masts
Safety Concerns about Pylons and Phone Masts
For many years there has been concern over the safety of pylons and phone masts but until now there hasn’t been enough evidence to force a change....
What are Gender Bending Chemicals?
What are Gender Bending Chemicals?
We’ve all heard the striking phrase, ‘gender-bending chemicals’ but what exactly are they and should we be worried?...
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