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Monday

11

January 2010

Health effects of the major environmental health concerns

by At-Risk.org Staff, on air pollution, disease, ecosystems, effect, environmental, environmental health concern, food, global warming, health, pollution, tox town, toxic substances, waste, water, water sources

There government agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, that have information on environmental health concerns across the country. It is important to know the effects of the major environmental health concerns so that you can see the seriousness of taking action. The website of EPA, http://www.epa.gov, and the websites of FDA, NIEHS, and…

Friday

08

January 2010

Introduction of EPA Environmental Center to High School Students

by At-Risk.org Staff, on conservation, country pages, effect, environment, environmental center, ground water, health, high school students, links center, pollution, protect, sensitizes, students, water

The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, has an Environmental Center for High School Students. This was created to serve varying purposes aimed at sensitizing high school kids on environmental issues and engaging them on the same. Detailed information on what EPA’s Environmental Center for High School Students is all about is contained in this link; EPA Student Center. One role of EPA Environmental Center for High School Students is…

Thursday

07

January 2010

The devastating effects of climate change

by At-Risk.org Staff, on animals, carbon dioxide, climate change, devastating effects, diseases, draught, global warming, greenhouse, land, reefs, temperature, water

People need to be sensitized on the devastating effects of climate change on their health and on the environment before they can be told what to they can do to stop it. Climate change has been brought about by the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation. This has been over the past few decades – it is scary to imagine what might happen in a few hundred years should what is…