Organizations

Some of our favourite environmental organizations, as well as sources of information on toxics, PCBs, Sludge.

Environmental Organizations

BC Spaces for Nature
http://rcbc.bc.ca

Earthsave Canada
http://earthsavecanada.wildapricot.org

British Columbia Conservation Federation
http://bccf.com

Canadian Wildlife Federation
http://cwf-fcf.org

Wilderness Committee
http://wildernesscommittee.org

Friends of Clayoquot Sound
http://focs.ca

Dogwood Initiative
http://dogwoodinitiative.org

Ecotrust
http://ecotrust.ca

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
http://www.cpaws.org

David Suziki Foundation
http://www.davidsuzuki.org

Federation of BC Naturalists
http://www.bcnature.ca

Greenpeace Canada
http://www.greenpeace.org/canada

The Land Conversancy
http://blog.conservancy.bc.ca

Nature Canada
http://www.naturecanada.ca

Recycling Council of BC
http://rcbc.bc.ca

Save our Salmon
http://www.saveoursalmon.ca

Sea Shepard Society
http://www.seashepherd.org/canada/

Sierra Club Canada
http://www.sierraclub.ca

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN)
http://www.cban.ca

World Wildlife Fund
http://www.wwf.ca

West Coast Environmental Law
http://www.wcel.org

Toxics

Reach For Unbleached – working for a sustainable pulp and paper industry
www.rfu.org

Look up the polluters in your neighbourhood and find out what those chemicals do to human health. Based on Canada’s National Pollution Release Inventory data and 8 toxicological databases
www.pollutionwatch.org

Website for authors of Our Stolen Future, provides regular updates about the cutting edge of science related to endocrine disruption. Search this site for specific chemicals
www.ourstolenfuture.org

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity – Global Recognition Campaign for Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and other chemically induced illnesses, diseases and injury affecting civilians and military personnel, with extensive information links
www.mcs-global.org

PCB’s

Health Canada – the most conservative view
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/iyh/environment/pcb.html

US public health implications of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
www.atsdr.cdc.gov/DT/pcb007.html

PCBs, Fish Consumption and Health Risks, Hudson Riverkeeper
http://www.riverkeeper.org/campaigns/stop-polluters/pcbs/

Sludge

Cornell Waste Management Institute, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Sludge documents – authoritative evaluations of risks, especially useful for metal
http://cwmi.css.cornell.edu

Water
Blue Planet Links – water resource website
www.blueplanetlinks.ca

 

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