Environment and Health 25.3

Published: July 1999

Editorial: Treating the Causes - Stephen Bocking

Money Matters - TED SCHRECKER
Incomes tell a story about environmental dangers and human health.
Inset: Plump Eyelashes or Proper Education by ELENA JOHNSON
Inset: Poor Environment, Poor Health by ELENA JOHNSON

Children First - SANDRA SCHWARTZ AND GRAHAM W. CHANCE
Environmental contaminant protection policy needs to be rewritten to reflect the needs of our most vulnerable citizens.
Inset: Eleven Steps to Improve the Indoor Environment for Children by JILL MCDOWELL

Detective Work - D.C. COLE, R.E.G. UPSHUR AND B.L. GIBSON
Environmental contaminants are important contributors to ill health, but it is not easy to identify the culprits and measure their effects.
Inset: Proving the Environment-Health Link in Court by THERESA MCCLENAGHAN

Mining for Community Benefits -MAURA HANRAHAN
The Voisey's Bay Environmental Assessment Panel shows how it might be possible.

Air Power - STEPHANIE ALEXANDER
Despite government inaction, more Canadians are turning to green energy from windmills.

Clear-cutting the Ocean Floor - HELEN BAULCH
Trawling gear devastates the world's continental shelves.

Battlelines - J. PATTERSON, T. BOWDEN AND C. DYER
Val-Saint-François citizens win court case against Hydro-Québec, but power line construction continues.

Citizen Case - WN PIER
Kingston resident wins Fisheries Act prosecution of city.

Reviews
Sacred Lands: Aboriginal World Views, Claims and Conflicts by Jill Oakes, Rick Riewe, Kathi Kinew, and Elaine Maloney, eds. 
The Ecology of Eden by Evan Eisenberg 
The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature by David Suzuki with Amanda McConnell 
Dismantling the State: Downsizing to Disaster by Walter Stewart

Harms' Way: Modified Organisms for Lunch - Dave Harms

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