Persistent Organic Pollutants
27 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

Inside Delhi's gadget graveyard where the West's e-waste ends up | theage.com.au

Inside Delhi's gadget graveyard where the West's e-waste ends up | theage.com.au | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
Indian men, women and children process discarded technology for as little as $2.10 a day and it is slowly poisoning them, writes Matt Wade.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

Chemical fire retardants found in Arctic reindeer dung

Chemical fire retardants found in Arctic reindeer dung | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
Arctic Newswire from Alaska Dispatch News
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

Defence personnel demand inquiry over exposure to toxic jet fuel

Defence personnel demand inquiry over exposure to toxic jet fuel | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
Current and former ADF personnel call for an inquiry into whether thousands of servicemen and women suffered serious illnesses due to exposure to toxic jet fuel.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

Defence personnel demand inquiry over exposure to toxic jet fuel

Defence personnel demand inquiry over exposure to toxic jet fuel | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
Current and former ADF personnel call for an inquiry into whether thousands of servicemen and women suffered serious illnesses due to exposure to toxic jet fuel.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

PLOS ONE: Expression of Obesity Markers and Persistent Organic Pollutants Levels in Adipose Tissue of Obese Patients: Reinforcing the Obesogen Hypothesis?

PLOS ONE: Expression of Obesity Markers and Persistent Organic Pollutants Levels in Adipose Tissue of Obese Patients: Reinforcing the Obesogen Hypothesis? | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

Scientists Turn Their Gaze Toward Tiny Threats to Great Lakes

Scientists Turn Their Gaze Toward Tiny Threats to Great Lakes | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
Scientists have worried about plastic debris in the oceans for decades, but focused on enormous accumulations. More recently, the question of smaller bits has gained attention.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens Pesticide Analysis Center of Excellence in UK - - Chromatography Online

Thermo Fisher Scientific Opens Pesticide Analysis Center of Excellence in UK - - Chromatography Online | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
Thermo Fisher Scientific (California, USA) has established a new Pesticide Analysis Center of Excellence (COE) in Runcorn, UK.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

The Canadian biosolids debate

The Canadian biosolids debate | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
Bradley Clarke's insight:

I wouldn't be surprised if we faced a similar public backlash to biosolids use in Australia in the future. Chemical contamination is a real problem and only way to solve it is source control.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

Penshurst residents ordered onto bottled water over contamination fears

Penshurst residents ordered onto bottled water over contamination fears | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
Hundreds of residents of a western Victorian town are being urged to only drink bottled water after the government revealed concerns over chemical ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

UN to decide on ban for toxic chemical linked to contamination at Williamtown RAAF base

UN to decide on ban for toxic chemical linked to contamination at Williamtown RAAF base | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
A United Nations group is to begin investigating whether to include a toxic chemical, linked to a contamination in Australia, on a global list potentially banning its use.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

DDT so safe you can eat it 1947 - YouTube

This is clipped from the record of the 1946 campaign to check an epidemic of malaria in the Kipsigis tribal reserve in the Kisumu district of north-west Keny...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

EHP – Persistent Organic Pollutants in Norwegian Men from 1979 to 2007: Intraindividual Changes, Age–Period–Cohort Effects, and Model Predictions

EHP – Persistent Organic Pollutants in Norwegian Men from 1979 to 2007: Intraindividual Changes, Age–Period–Cohort Effects, and Model Predictions | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
Bradley Clarke's insight:

gg

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bradley Clarke
Scoop.it!

China mulls ratification of Stockholm pollution rules|Politics|chinadaily.com.cn

China mulls ratification of Stockholm pollution rules|Politics|chinadaily.com.cn | Persistent Organic Pollutants | Scoop.it
China is considering ratifying two amendments to the Stockholm convention on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) listing nine new chemicals and endosulfan, an insecticide.
more...
No comment yet.