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50th Anniversary of Earth Day

This year, it is unlike past celebrations because we will observe it virtually, not with PARADES; on-line, not with FESTIVALS; on Social Media, not TOGETHER. Earth Day 1970 brought together 20 million Americans into the sunshine for peaceful demonstrations for environmental reform.  It is now observed in 192 countries around the world.

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Climate Crisis and Health

In recognition of the need for a world federation to address the threat of toxic environmental chemicals to human reproductive and developmental health on the global stage, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) adopted its opinion, Reproductive Health Impacts of Exposure to Toxic Environmental Chemicals 

A new US study has shown that pregnant women often have high levels of potentially dangerous chemicals - including some that were banned 40 years ago.According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are a number of banned chemicals that appear to be making it into the food chain, including the extremely controversial and illegal pesticide DDT.
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Banned pesticides found in pregnant US women