Resources

This page contains resources about health and environmental issues. The chemicals that burden our bodies and our environment lead to cancer, birth defects, and other serious health conditions. Can we prevent these invisible threats before they strike us? What can we do to lead safer lives?

Ava Anderson

Ava Anderson Non-toxic is a leader in providing wellness information, while sharing the dangers of toxic chemicals in personal care and home products with families across America.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we’ve waited too long, and that massive change is not only unavoidable but already under way.

Environmental Health News

Environmental Health News is an independent, foundation-funded news organization that reports, publishes and contextualizes news stories on environmental topics.

Environmental Working Group

A non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment.

Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion

The clothes in your closet come from many hidden worlds. This book gives you a tour.

Population Connection

America’s voice for educating and advocating about the troubling realities of rapid population growth.

The Story of Stuff

Animated films and print information on electronics, bottled water, cosmetics, and consumption’s connection to politics.

The World Without Us

In The World Without Us, Alan Weisman offers an utterly original approach to questions of humanity’s impact on the planet: he asks us to envision our Earth, without us.

Unacceptable Levels

A film about chemicals in our bodies… and how they got there.

US Environmental Protection Agency

Although we can do a lot to clean up pollution after it’s in the environment, preventing pollution in the first place is even better. Learn what you can do to protect the environment in your home, workplace, and community.

 

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