Environmental Health

Colonias: Major Environmental Health Problems Linked to Poverty

Some half a million people live in Texas' colonias, impoverished communities often without flush toilets, clean drinking water, or electricity. Such commmunities exist in other border states, and their residents suffer disproportionately from a spectrum of serious diseases that arise from this environment.

Source: Texas Tribune, 07/11/2011
January 16, 2012 to January 19, 2012

World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

Every year, WFES gathers world leaders, international policy makers, industry leaders, investors, experts, academia, intellectuals and journalists to find practical and sustainable solutions for today's energy security, climate change challenges and the advancement of clean technology. The upcoming 5th edition of the event in Abu Dhabi will promote innovation and investment opportunities surrounding alternative energy, clean technology and environment.

UCSF, Stanford Autism Study Shows Environmental Factors Key

"Environmental factors play a more important role in causing autism than previously assumed and, surprisingly, an even larger role than genetics, according to a new study out of UCSF and Stanford that could force a dramatic swing in the focus of research into the developmental disorder."

Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 07/05/2011
August 21, 2011 to August 25, 2011

Society for Ecological Restoration International 2011 World Conference

The Society for Ecological Restoration International (SER) and its partners from Latin America invite you to Merida, Mexico – in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula – for SER’s 4th World Conference on Ecological Restoration.

August 17, 2011 to August 19, 2011

International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation (ICEPR 2011)

ICEPR is a series of international conferences held yearly to address environmental pollution and new advances in remediation. These conferences focus on all aspects of Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology. International ASET and the University of Ottawa will be hosting this conference.


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