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Microplastics

Workshops Presentations

Unwrapped – Plastic Food Contact Articles And Chemical Food Safety

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speaker: Shirra Freeman, Environmental Health and Knowledge Translation Scientist, NCCEH Summary: Plastics are emerging as an important environmental public health (EPH) issue. Within this...

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Integrating the Science of Aging and Environmental Health Research

With the global population living longer—the number of people worldwide aged 80 years or over is projected to triple by 2050—understanding the factors that influence healthy aging throughout our lifetimes is critical for protecting public health.   Scientists have long known that environment plays an important role in aging: for example, research has shown that human exposure to environmental...

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Citizen Science Programs at the Centers for Oceans and Human Health

The NIEHS and the National Science Foundation have created the Oceans and Human Health (OHH) program, which emphasizes research on harmful algal blooms (HABs), infectious microbes (Vibrio bacteria), and contaminants of emerging concern such as microplastics. To foster community involvement and participation, each of the four OHH Centers has a Community Engagement Core that works with Center...

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