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Podcast Available: Plastics and Chemicals in the Marine Environment—Effects on Seabirds in the Bering Sea and on Global Marine Ecosystems

CHE-Alaska call recorded January 25, 2017 Podcast On this call, Veronica Padula, graduate student at the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at University of Alaska discusses her research project investigating the effects of plastic marine debris on seabird communities in the Bering Sea, particularly exposure to harmful plastic-associated compounds such as phthalates, known hormone

Recording Available – Reflections and Recommendations from the Alaska Children’s Environmental Health Summit

Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 9:00 am – 10:00 am (Alaska Time) Presentation Slides (PDF) Recording In October, ACAT convened the first Children's Environmental Health Summit in Alaska to address growing concerns about disproportionate exposures to environmental contaminants experienced by children in the circumpolar north. Listen to this call to hear conference highlights and learn ways

Recording Available – CHE-Alaska call: Endocrine Disruption at the Top of the World – State of the Science with a Message from Alaska

Presentation Slides (PDF) Recording (MP3) About the Call: This teleconference was recorded on October 26, 2016. Dr. Carol Kwiatkowski, Executive Director of TEDX discussed highlights of 25 years of endocrine disruption science. She spoke about recent scientific advances and how hormone disruption may be a common causative factor in many diseases and disorders of the