Toxic Cocktail

Author: Barbara Demeneix
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190260939
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Children born to women exposed to thyroid-disrupting chemicals have lower IQs and more neurodevelopmental disorders in autism and ADHD, among others.

Native Americas

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Geographically, the Arctic could not be in a worse position for toxic pollu- Even as
traditional Inuit food sources return to popularity, they also are being threatened
by widespread pollution that has made many traditional food sources unsafe.
Toxicity in some cases extends even to mothers' milk. tion, as a ring of industry in
Russia, Europe, and North America pours pollutants northward. "As we put our
babies to our breasts we are feeding them a noxious, toxic cocktail," said Sheila ...

The Encyclopedia Of Global Warming Science And Technology I Z

Author: Bruce Elliott Johansen
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313377068
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Sometimes, she brought diplomats to tears as she described the effects of
persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and global warming on Inuit peoples. She
also extended cooperation among ... Native people whose diets consist largely of
sea animals (whales, polar bears, fish, and seals) have been consuming a
concentrated toxic chemical cocktail. Abnormally high levels of ... in Inuit mothers'
breast milk. "As we put our babies to our breasts we are feeding them a noxious,
toxic cocktail ...

The Listener

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THE LISTENER 25 June 1987 Chris Bryer and Phil Craig Contaminated water
The chemical cocktail in your tap- water Robert Phillis Strains within the ITV
system Now is the. Stella Malone lives ... Every morning she unwittingly feeds her
six-month-old baby a mild dose of poison. The poison is ... they don't like. Few
suspect that not only does tap-water taste of chemicals, it actually contains up to
350 manmade chemicals, most of which are there by accident and many of which
are toxic.

National Geographic

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DZERZHINSK, RUSSIA chemical^eapons ma-rfufacluring - NORILSK, RUSSIA
nickel mining, A smelting CHERNOBYL, UKRAINE ft ' nuclear power plant
SUMQAYIT, AZERBAIJAN petrochemical industry Magnitogorsk OskemenQ
UrumqiA ... and Marilao The 30 Worst Sites, 2007 TOP 10 in orang, Primary
Pollutants A Air pollution □ Heavy metals O Industrial chemicals □fe
Radioactive waste Sulfur and arsenic spew from coal refineries in Linfen, China,
poisoning air and water.


Author: Alex Farquarson
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Dr Wise's investigations indicate that sperm whales, which range widely in their
oceanic travels, inhale chromium emitted from coastal chemical plants, which,
along with other contaminants, may be causing cancer and birth defects
analogous to Down's syndrome in human beings. It was an awful irony: we share
the same air as these sea mammals, yet we contrive to poison even that, inflicting
upon them the same maladies as we suffer in turn." This toxic cocktail weakened
the ...

The National Geographic Magazine

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... A Air pollution □ Heavy metals O Industrial chemicals □fe Radioactive waste
Sulfur and arsenic spew from coal refineries in Linfen, China, poisoning air and
water. "When you live in a cocktail of heavy metals or chemicals, your body
struggles every day to survive," says Richard Fuller, head of the Blacksmith
Institute, an environmental nonprofit. The group's annual report on the world's
most polluted places aims to unite government, industry, and citizens to clean up
toxic sites.


Author: Rose Shapiro
Publisher: Random House Uk Limited
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These come from pollutants in the air, cigarette smoke, exhaust fumes,
detergents, household chemical and toxic metals in the environment such as
mercury and lead. And then there's the cocktail of pesticide residues and artificial
additives in your food as well as the toxins found in alcohol, caffeine, drugs and
medications.'84 It is a shame that Carol Vorderman, with her superb
mathematical skills, appears to misunderstand the principle believed to be first
formulated by the alchemist ...