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Boxer Jelly Fish

Boxer Jelly Fish | APES Human Hazards 8 | Scoop.it

A Picture of the Most Toxic Animal in the World. It’s toxins target the heart, nervous system, and skin cells. The Venom causes human victims to go straight into shock, and drown or die of heart failure before even reaching shore.

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Lead Poisoning- Smaller you are the more dangerous it is!

Lead Poisoning- Smaller you are the more dangerous it is! | APES Human Hazards 8 | Scoop.it
Long-term exposure to lead can cause serious health problems, particularly in young kids, so it's important to find out whether your child might be at risk for lead exposure.
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Vectors and Other Disease Carriers - Health Protection - Province of British Columbia

Vectors and Other Disease Carriers - Health Protection - Province of British Columbia | APES Human Hazards 8 | Scoop.it

A vector is an organism that transmits diseases or infections -- any organism that transports foreign living material usually mosquitoes, ticks and mammals. Vector control is any method to limit or eradicate the vectors which carry or transmit viruses or parasites responsible for vector-borne diseases such as West Nile Virus, Avian Influenza, Lyme Disease and Rabies.

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Air Pollution Around The World

This video provides many pictures of the effects of air pollution and some general facts"

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Toxic chemicals in New Orlean Water

Toxic chemicals in New Orlean Water | APES Human Hazards 8 | Scoop.it
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US Deaths from Fukushima Radiation Study (

A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal International Journal of Health Services alleges that 14,000 people have already died in the United States... 

Toxicologist says 14,000 deaths in america caused by Fukushima meltdown. Exposure to radiation! especially deadly to younger children!

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Basic Information | Risk Assessment Portal | US EPA

Basic Information | Risk Assessment Portal | US EPA | APES Human Hazards 8 | Scoop.it

EPA uses risk assessment to characterize the nature and magnitude of health risks to humans (e.g., residents, workers, recreational visitors) and ecological receptors (e.g., birds, fish, wildlife) from chemical contaminants and other stressors, that may be present in the environment. Risk managers use this information to help them decide how to protect humans and the environment from stressors or contaminants.

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