How chemicals can affect the health of developing children

There is an increased concern about endocrine-disrupting chemicals, especially their interference on the thyroid gland

The impact of such chemicals on thyroid hormone levels, especially those of pregnant women during the first three months of pregnancy, may result in neurodevelopmental diseases, autism and IQ loss in the unborn child.

Barbara Demeneix, Professor from the French National Museum of Natural History, explains why these chemicals affect the signalling of thyroid hormones and what we can do to protect our children.

Video published on 7 February 2018, by EUchemicals.

The field of microplastics

Adding microplastics to products is irresponsible since sustainable alternatives already exist

Watch interviews with leading experts and researchers in the field of microplastics as well as representatives from environmental NGOs and industry who explain their concerns with the use of plastic in our society.

Video published on 25 January 2019, by EUchemicals.

Shady Deals between Device Makers and Hospitals … Damages are on Patients

Newstapa investigates collusion between device makers-hospitals in Korea

Doctors should be free to choose the best medical device when treating their patients. But if the doc is paid with $ and fancy trips by MD makers, will his/her decision be objective ?

Korea Center for Investigative Jounalism (KCIJ)-Newstapa has investigated the problems of medical device industry as part of the cross-border investigation project with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists(ICIJ) and its 58 member news organizations from 36 countries.

Video published on 27 Nov 2018, by newstapa.

The Story of Microbeads

#breakfreefromplastic is a global movement envisioning a future free from plastic pollution

Video published on 6 May 2015, by The Story of Stuff Project.

This 2-minute “explainer” shows how tiny plastic microbeads are designed to go down the drain and into our rivers, lakes, and oceans and we can do to stop this ridiculous assault on our public waters.

A policy of pollution prevention is clearly preferable to pollution control

REACH, animal testing, and the precautionary principle

Video published on 21 November 2012, by Dove Medical Press.

Read REACH, animal testing, and the precautionary principle, 10/2017.

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Treatments to Manage Weeds and Pests Without Pesticides

Pesticide Action Network Europe, 2018

Published on 4 Nov 2018, by PAN Europe

Read Alternatives Methods in Weed Management to the Use of Glyphosate and Other Herbicides, 10/2017.

Techniques to Manage Weeds and Pests Without Agrichemicals

Pesticide Action Network Europe, 2018

Published on 4 Nov 2018, by PAN Europe

Read Alternatives Methods in Weed Management to the Use of Glyphosate and Other Herbicides, 10/2017.

Techniques to Manage Weeds and Pests Without Pesticides

Pesticide Action Network Europe, 2018

Published on 4 Dec 2018, by PAN Europe

Read Alternatives Methods in Weed Management to the Use of Glyphosate and Other Herbicides, 10/2017.

Weed Management Alternative Methods

Pesticide Action Network Europe, 2016

Published on 9 Dec 2016, by PAN Europe

Read Alternatives Methods in Weed Management to the Use of Glyphosate and Other Herbicides, 10/2017.