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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

You can view a recording of this webinar here.

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

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

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The extent of microplastic occurrence in Juneau, Alaska and potential effects of plastic-born chemicals on these environments

Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-Alaska) Webinar: Recorded on August 18, 2021 entitled ‘The extent of microplastic occurrence in glaciers, rivers, beaches, rain, and snow in Juneau, Alaska and potential effects of plastic-born chemicals on these environments’

You can watch the video recording here. 

You can listen to the audio recording here.

You can view and download Sonia Nagorski’s presentation slides here.

You can view and download Pam Miller’s presentation slides here.

On August 18, we hosted a second

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Microplastic pollution and the effects of phthalates and other plastic-born chemicals on Alaska’s ecosystems and Alaskans’ health

Alaska Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE-Alaska) Webinar: Recorded on July 28, 2021

You can watch the video recording here. 

You can listen to the recording here.

You can download Veronica Padula’s presentation slides here.

On July 28, we were joined by Veronica Padula from the Bering Sea Campus and Research Center at the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island to hear about her ongoing research and results from a 2020 study ‘Plastic-derived contaminants in Aleutian Archipelago seabirds…”. Phthalates, a known endocrine disruptor, were found

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