Environmental Working is an American environmental organization that specializes in research and advocacy in the areas of toxic chemicals, agricultural subsidies, public lands, and corporate accountability. EWG is a non profit organization whose mission, according to its website, is to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment.
Environmental Worry Group
If you’ve picked up a newspaper during the last twenty years, odds are you’ve come across a breathlessly written news report warning against some item that is secretly poisoning you. Sunscreen is causing cancer the headlines might scream. Why your baby’s bottle is poison, says the local newscaster. Non organic vegetables are covered in toxins, another report might ominously warn. If you actually read the story that accompanies these attention grabbing headlines, you’ll notice that many of them come from the same source the Environmental Working Group and related organizations like the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.
The As Joe Schwarcz, director of McGill University’s Office for Science and Society pointed out in the Montreal Gazette, better known as vitamin A, retinol plays an important role in maintaining normal skin function. When added to creams or lotions, it can reduce the appearance of fine lines, giving the skin a more youthful appearance. Indeed, the New York based Skin Cancer Foundation disputed the report’s findings and, according to the Palm Beach Post, is worried that consumers confused about the report might stop using sunscreens.
Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation
The Remote sensing has enormous potential as to provide information on the state of, and pressures on, biological diversity and ecosystem services, at multiple spatial and temporal scales. This new publication provides a forum for multidisciplinary research in remote sensing science, ecological research and conservation science. The journal’s intended audience includes ecologists, conservation scientists, policy makers, managers of terrestrial and aquatic systems, remote sensing scientists, and students.
A Hunt for Wild Lands
The These are some of the basic tenets of our call to arms for North American sportsmen and women to stand up for the wild country and fish and wildlife that depend on it. Now, more than ever before, we need wild lands places to rekindle the fire at the heart of the human soul. Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is a nonpartisan group of sportsmen and women who are standing up for these places and for the outdoor opportunities they represent.
Together We Create a Special World
The We Are Human Foundation is an NGO established to promote welfare activities, aimed at the alleviation of human sufferings and overall amelioration of society especially for the poor, helpless, weak and under privileged. The commitment is also towards proper information dissemination as well as promotion of developmental initiatives as a way of responding to the needs of the marginalized and insufficiently represented segments of the nation.