Environment & Health

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Connexions Library

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Book
2015
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.
The Canada Metals story: A chronology
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1980
The ongoing struggle against lead pollution in South Riverdale.
Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
Contamination: The Poisonous Legacy of Ontario's Environmental Cutbacks
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
The story of Ontario's right-wing Harris government, which gutted health and environmental protection polices, leading to the Walkerton water disaster.
Life, Money & Illusion: Living on Earth as if We Want to Stay
Nickerson, Michael
Book
2006
The failure to reduce green house gas emissions, the success of efforts to curb ozone depletion, causes related to prosperity and social justice are just some the topics covered. By using the example ...
Walkerton Tragedy: Connexipedia Article
Article
Brief overview of the Walkerton water contamination incident.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Campaign for Nuclear Phaseout
CNP is a non-profit initiative directed by a steering committee of activists across Canada. CNP encourages the phaseout of nuclear power in favour of safer, cleaner and more economic energy alternativ...
Great Lakes United
An international coalition of 170 environmental, hunter-angler, labour union and grassroots community organizations from Chicoutimi, Qu‚bec, to Duluth, Minnesota, dedicated to the protection and resto...
Greenpeace Canada
Active in a wide variety of environmental campaigns, Greenpeace is effective at educating the public through creative, non-violent direct actions, researching alternatives to destructive practices and...
Prevent Cancer Now
To build and sustain a Canada-wide movement that generates both the resolve and action required to eliminate preventable causes of cancer.
David Suzuki Foundation
Since 1990, the David Suzuki Foundation has worked to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. Focussing on four program areas -- oceans and sustainable fishin...
Toronto Environmental Alliance
Since 1988, Toronto Environmental Alliance has campaigned locally to find solutions to Toronto's urban environmental problems. A not-for-profit organization, we advocate on behalf of all Torontonians ...
WaterCan
WaterCan is a leading Canadian charity dedicated to fighting global poverty by helping the world's poorest people gain access to clean water, basic sanitation and hygiene education.