Journals, videos, websites and other resources
There is a wealth of information about chemicals on the internet and in the news, some of which is unreliable to the point of satire. There is, however, a lot of very good research being done, and as a charity it is this which we are interested in. Below is a collection of resources to help you pick your way through the minefield of information about chemicals and health risks.
Recommended Reading. These classic papers will help explain what the issues are, why there has been a move towards trying to improve our understanding of how chemicals in the environment may affect health, and why we need to improve chemicals regulation in order to protect public health. Read more »
Health & Environment. Environmental health research and chemicals policy is reliant on a complex mix of evidence from animal studies, in vitro assays, and human epidemiology. We explore one complex and controversial issue every month in our e-publication, Health & Environment. Don’t miss it! Read more »
News and Science Archive. We have been maintaining an on-line archive of news stories and new scientific studies for over 4 years, providing a solid research base if you want to find out the latest information about substances of concern, and a news feed of the latest chemical information. Read more »
Environmental Health Journals. If you have the time and the inclination, you can’t beat primary data. Anyone interested in keeping up-to-date with the latest science in the environmental health field could do worse than follow these journals. Read more »
Websites. Particularly useful are on-line lists of priority substances, news websites, and some of those published by environmental and consumer organisations. We present our favourites here. Read more »