Join CHE-Alaska on July 28 and August 18 for presentations on microplastic pollution in Alaska’s marine and terrestrial environments and the effects of plastic-born toxic chemicals on Alaska’s ecosystems and Alaskans’ health.
On July 28, we will be joined by Veronica Padula from the Bering Sea Campus and Research Center at the Aleut
By nick|July 14th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Microplastic pollution and the effects of phthalates and other plastic-born chemicals on Alaska’s ecosystems and Alaskans’ health
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been used in textiles, cookware, and food packaging for stain and stick resistance for more than eighty years. The dispersive use of PFAS in firefighting foams used on airports and military bases
By nick|June 17th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Breast Milk: Findings of a New Study and Policies Needed to Protect Future Generations
Mercury is considered one of the top ten chemicals of major public health concern by the World Health Organization. Exposure to mercury, particularly methyl mercury, even at low levels, can cause irreparable harm to the developing brain and nervous system and is especially concerning for pregnant women and children.
By nick|May 5th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mercury, Fish, and Public Health Concerns: The Proposed Donlin Gold Mine