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From Exploration to Closure of a Large-Scale Mine: Environmental and health impacts of the proposed Donlin Gold Mine on the watershed, communities and people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Region

Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-Alaska) Webinar: December 7, 2021 entitled ‘From Exploration to Closure of a Large-Scale Mine: Environmental and health impacts of the proposed Donlin Gold Mine on the watershed, communities and people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Region’

You can register here. 

Join the Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-Alaska) on Tuesday, December 7 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM for a lunch-and-learn webinar

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Protecting Water Quality, Health and the Environment: Urgent Questions Pertaining to PFAS with Dr. Carla Ng

Protecting Water Quality, Health and the Environment: Urgent Questions Pertaining to PFAS with Dr. Carla Ng   

You can listen to the audio recording here.

You can download Dr. Ng’s presentation slides here. 

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a class comprising thousands of ‘forever chemicals’ that are environmentally persistent and present in soils, drinking water, foods, and in the bodies of wildlife and people worldwide.  PFAS are used in a wide variety of consumer products, industrial applications, and fire-fighting foams because of their stain resistance, durability and nonstick properties. 

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Addressing Root Causes and Preventing Breast Cancer: A New Toolkit and Breast Cancer Action

Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-Alaska) Webinar: October 28, 2021 entitled ‘Addressing Root Causes and Preventing Breast Cancer: A New Toolkit and Breast Cancer Action with a Precautionary, Prevention-Oriented Approach

Download and view Sarah Petras’ Slides here (7 Mb)

Download and view Jayla Burton’s slides here (4 Mb)

Listen to the audio recording of this webinar here.

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