Environmental Health News

Remembering an environmental science pioneer.

Theo Colborn's Great Lakes doctoral research found manmade chemicals accumulating in female birds, fish and wildlife and, alarmingly, being passed along to their offspring and impacting early development. The findings introduced scientists and policymakers to the uncomfortable consequences of endocrine disruption.

New twist in Mapua contamination saga.

Hundreds of Mapua residents have had a nasty Christmas surprise from the Tasman District Council - a letter telling them their homes might be on chemically-contaminated land.

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