For a Healthier Environment:
The Toxic Nation Studies - www.toxicnation.ca
"Environmental Defence has tested Canadians young and old for the presence of harmful chemicals in their bodies. In our first study, we tested 11 adults from across the country for 88 chemicals, and for our latest study, we tested children, parents and grandparents form five families for 68 chemicals. Find out how much pollution has made its way into Canadians by viewing the personal profiles and results of the Toxic Nation volunteers."
The Body Burden 2 - www.ewg.org/reports/bodyburden2
"Environmental investigations have been our specialty at the Environmental Working Group since 1993. Our team of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers and computer programmer's pores over government data, legal documents, scientific studies and our own laboratory tests to expose threats to your health and the environments, and to find solutions. Our research brings to light unsettling facts that you have a right to know. It shames and shakes up polluters and their lobbyists. It rattles politicians and shapes policy. It persuades bureaucracies to rethink science an strengthen regulation. It provides practical information you can use to protect your family and community."
Score Card - www.scorecard.org
"Get an in-depth pollution report for your county, covering air, water, chemicals and more. Get answers to the most commonly asked questions on nationwide pollution."
Health eHouse - www.checnet.org/healthehouse
"The resource for environmental health risks affecting your children."
EarthSave - www.earthsave.org
"EarthSave educates people about the powerful effects our food choices have on the environment, our health and all life on Earth, and encourages a shift toward a healthy, plant-based diet. With your membership and support, EarthSave programs and local groups make a bigger difference across the world."
Ecological Footprint - www.footprintnetwork.org
"The Ecological Footprint is a resource management tool that measures how much land an water area a human population requires to produce the resources it consumes and to absorb its wastes under prevailing technology. In order to live, we consumes what nature offers. Every action impacts the planet's ecosystems. This is of little concern as long as human use of resources does not exceed what the Earth can renew. But are we taking more?"
The Greener Choices - www.greenerchoices.org
"There are many ways you can reduce global warming emission at hoe and on the road. Below is a list of steps you can take to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - primary contributor to global warming - by potentially thousands of pounds."