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  1. Bhopal's Fight for Memory
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    In December, 1984, unknown poisonous gases burst out from a Union Carbide pesticide plant located in a vicinity of the city of Bhopal in central India. The plant, scheduled for possible closure, was understaffed, not maintained adequately, and had already seen prior deaths from exposure to leaks.
  2. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 3 - July 1982 - Prairie Region/Region des Prairies

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  3. Cracking the Canadian Formula
    The Making of the Energy and Chemical Workers Union

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
  4. Fresh Water Seas
    Saving the Great Lakes

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    Weller takes readers on a tour of the Great Lakes region, tracing its natural history from the time before human habitation. He describes how the region has been affected by uncontrolled development to the point where it now contains one of the planet's most intensive concentrations of industrial and agricultural activity.
  5. Key evidence in EU's risk assessment of glyphosate must not remain 'trade secret'
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    The chemical industry and the European Food Safety Authority are refusing to disclose key scientific evidence about glyphosate's risks, citing 'trade secrets' protection, writes Corporate Europe Observatory. They must be compelled to publish the 'mysterious three' scientific studies EFSA used to assess glyphosate as 'unlikely' to cause cancer to humans - contradicting the IARC's view.
  6. Monsanto's Worst Fear May Be Coming True
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The Chipotle restaurant chain decides to make its product lines GMO-free -- a trend that may be a threat to Monsanto's goal of controlling the food industry.
  7. Pesticides, Neoliberalism and the Politics of Acceptable Death
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    In 1900, cancer killed three people in America out of every hundred. Today, it's 33 out of every 100 -- more than one-in-four Americans die from cancer. These figures come from Dr. Joseph Weissman, a professor of medicine at UCLA. Weissman reckons that a fair slice of this explosion in cancer mortality can be laid at the door of petro-chemicals, particularly those used by the food industry.
  8. The Polluters
    The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2010
    Provides an account of the American chemical industry and its effect on the environment.
  9. Poor West Virginia? Think Again
    Resistance in the Valley of Death

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The chemical spill in Charleston, West Virginia has once again put Appalachia on the map. This is what it usually takes. People have to not just die at the hands of the coal and chemical industry, they have to die dramatically. The long slow death spiral West Virginia has been in for over a hundred years is not news unless they do.
  10. TTIP will legalize cancer-causing chemicals banned by EU, trade union warns
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    Britain could be flooded with harmful chemicals currently banned in the European Union if the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is signed next week, a trade union has warned.
  11. The World Without Us
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.

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