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We have compiled a list of vaulable resources on sustainability and environmental health. These include reports, as well as a collection of useful websites.


2010 - 2014

January 2014: Canadian Environmental Health Atlas. The purpose of this Atlas is to illustrate the myriad of ways the environment affects our health.

February 2013: State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals - 2012 [PDF -  11708kB]. An assessment of the state of the science of endocrine disruptors prepared by experts for the United Nations Environment Programme.

January 2013: America's Children and the Environment [PDF - 21342 kB].  An EPA report that presents key information on environmental stressors that can affect children's health.

September 2012: Ecohealth and Watersheds: Watersheds as settings for health and wellbeing in Canada [PDF - 1118kB]. A report by Karen Morrison and colleagues exploring the connections between watershed governance and human health.

August 2012: The Cost-Effectiveness of Environmental Approaches to Disease Prevention [PDF - 298kB]. A peer-reviewed article by Dave Chokshi and Thomas Farley, published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

July 2012: Exploring the Links between Early Environmental Exposures and Chronic Disease: Implications for Public Health Policy and Practice [PDF - 477kB]. Workshop Report. Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment.

April 2012: State of the Planet Declaration. Key messages from the proceedings of the Planet Under Pressure conference [PDF - 682kB]. Authored by Drs. Lidia Brito and Mark Stafford and supported by the conference Scientific Organizing Committee.

March 2012: Hormones and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Low-Dose Effects and Nonmonotonic Dose Responses [PDF - 727kB]. A landmark peer-reviewed article by Laura Vandenberg and others, published in Endcrine Reviews.

November 2011: Waterborne Disease Outbreaks in Canadian Small Drinking Water Systems [PDF - 416kB]. National Collaborating Centres for Public Health.

June 2011: Environmental Sensitivities - Multiple Chemical Sensitivities Status Report [PDF - 290kB]. Environmental Health Clinic, Women's College Hospital.

May 2011: Reducing the Staggering Costs of Environmental Disease In Children, Estimated at $76.6 Billion in 2008 [PDF - 365kB]. A peer-reviewed article by Leonardo Trasande and Yinghua Liu, published in Health Affairs.

July 2010: Oil Sands Development Contributes Elements Toxic at Low Concentrations [PDF - 554].  


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