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Environmental Health e-Resources

SEE ALSO: Environmental Health Journals

ATSDR Toxic Substances Portal

  • This website allows researchers and individuals to access the most important information about toxic substances and how they affect our health.


  • This website allows users to access information from select US EPA databases and provides information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land.

Environmental Health News

  • an independent, foundation-funded news organization that reports, publishes and contextualizes news stories on environmental topics.

Environmental Health Perspectives

  • An Open Access, monthly peer-reviewed journal of research and news published with support from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIH)

  • The mission of the NIEHS is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives. Brochures and Fact Sheets, a Environmental Health Topics A-Z List, Kids Environment /Kids Health, and more

WHO Environmental Health

  • An estimated 12.6 million deaths each year are attributable to unhealthy environments – nearly one in four of total global deaths. Environmental risk factors, such as air, water and soil pollution, chemical exposures, climate change and ultraviolet radiation, contribute to more than 100 diseases and injuries. By focusing on reducing environmental and social risk factors, nearly a quarter of the global burden of disease can be prevented. Provides Infographics, statistics, factsheets, and other publications

USAID Global Health

  • USAID’s mission statement highlights two complementary and intrinsically linked goals: ending extreme poverty and promoting the development of resilient, democratic societies that are able to realize their potential.

Environment at a Glance

  • Environment at a Glance Indicators provide real-time interactive on-line access to the latest comparable OECD-country data on the environment from the OECD Core Set of Environmental Indicators – a tool to evaluate environmental performance in countries and to track the course towards sustainable development.

EJSCREEN: Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool

  • EJSCREEN is an environmental justice mapping and screening tool that provides EPA with a nationally consistent dataset and approach for combining environmental and demographic indicators.

Center for Environmental Health

  • The CEH encourages private and business sectors to help protecting people, make the public safe and free the environment from toxic chemicals.

University of Rochester’s Environmental Health Center

WHO: Environment, Climate Change and Health

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