Environmental Health

August 28, 2016 to August 31, 2016

Third International Symposium on Ethics of Environmental Health

Scientists, regulators and practitioners from all over the world will come together in the Czech Republic to discuss ethical issues related to radiation and chemical protection, epidemiology, biomonitoring, risk management, emergency preparedness and related areas.

Humans Have Relied on Honeybees for 9,000 Years -- Now a Decline

"With the help of 20 years’ worth of research and thousands of prehistoric shards of pottery, a large group of scientists have presented evidence that the deep relationship between humans and honeybees is far older than we thought — giving us just one more reason to care about the conservation of a species that we’ve relied on for thousands of years."

Source: Wash Post, 11/12/2015

"Arizona Copper Smelter to Slash Emissions, Pay $163M"

"Mexican copper miner, smelter, and refiner ASARCO must pay more than $163 million to settle U.S. government charges that the company broken the law by releasing hazardous air pollutants, including lead and arsenic, from its primary copper smelter in Hayden, Arizona."

Source: ENS, 11/12/2015


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