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Save the Date! 2017 Women's Congress for Future Generations Nov 3-5

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The Facts: Financial Status of Energy Transfer Partners and the Dakota Access Pipeline

A financial analysis by Executive Director, Carolyn Raffensperger on the moral and financial reasons for banks and other investors divesting from Dakota Access.

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Inseparable Futures: Healthy Food & Sustainable Agriculture

San Francisco Medical Society. The entire issue, December 2016, Volume 89 Number 10 is devoted to environmental health topics.

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Updates of Interest

  1. Passion into Action! Support the Work of SEHN and the Women’s Congress

    Science & Environmental Health Network Networker Volume 22 (3) Spring Appeal, 2017. ‘I’m a futurist, so let me foretell: Trump trashing Paris will enrage and inspire a new, radically ambitious American climate movement. And when we come, we’re not going to be coming looking for a few gestures – some subsidies, a little cap-and-trade, a…Read More →

  2. Less Meat, More Options, Better Health

    A new report released by Health Care Without Harm, Redefining Protein: Adjusting Diets to Protect Public Health and Conserve Resources, distills current research to reveal the human, environmental, and social impacts of the production of high-protein foods other than meat to arm hospitals with key information to design the healthiest plate. The impact of hospital…Read More →

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Recent Blog

  1. The Heartland: Environmental threat or promise?

    Networker Volume 22 (2), March, 2017 Dear Reader   The Heartland and all the bordering rural areas are often described as “fly-over” country, places that barely merit a glance out the airplane window. And yet these vast lands are emerging as the center of both great environmental hazards and great environmental promise. For instance, crude…Read More →

  2. The Measure of Meat: Efficiency or Ecology?

    The Measure of Meat: Efficiency or Ecology? Ted Schettler March, 2017   Meat consumption in countries around the world varies more than 30-fold, with the US near the top. Our appetite for meat, estimated to be on average 137-250 pounds per person annually, far exceeds nutritional recommendations. [1] [2] [3] Meanwhile many people in other…Read More →

  3. Action Alert on Dakota Access

    By Carolyn Raffensperger Call the Army Corps of Engineers Now. In a fast moving chess game over Dakota Access, the President just issued a Presidential Memo to the Army Corps of Engineers telling it to fast track Dakota Access and 1) to review and approve the construction and operation of DAPL; 2) consider whether to…Read More →

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