We cannot use “blood minerals” to mitigate climate change: Statement from Collegium Ramazzini

Artisanal Small-Scale Mining (ASM) is one of the world’s most dangerous occupations. The World Bank estimates that 100 million children, women and men work in ASM worldwide, mostly in remote rural areas of Low-income and Lower-middle-income countries. ASM is increasing rapidly. Paradoxically, a key driver of this growth is climate change mitigation. However, “We cannot…

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Johns Hopkins University Facebook Live Discuss Family Separation at the Border

Dr. Nancy Glass, Dr. Carmen Alvarez, Dr. Paul Spiegel (JHSPH) and Dr. Kathryn Laughon (UVA) discuss family separation at the border and its impact in Facebook Live titled, “The Border is Here, The Crisis is Real for Our Children and the Time is Now.” About the event: https://bit.ly/2TNJKEu Carmen Alvarez, PHD, CRNP, CNM, RN, FAAN…

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PEGASUS Virtual Event – Environmental Racism

Join PEGASUS on October 29th from 5:00-6:00 PM ET for a virtual event, with Dr. Ingrid Waldron on the topic of Race, Place & Geographies of Disease in Indigenous & Black Communities. In this virtual event, Dr. Waldron will examine the larger socio-spatial processes that create disproportionate exposure and vulnerability to the harmful social, economic, and health impacts…

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