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Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors  
http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/

Addresses the relationship between environmental risk factors and breast cancer through a variety of research and education strategies. Translates scientific findings and data into understandable and accessible information.

NOTE: The BCERF Program on the Cancer Risk of Environmental Chemicals in the Home and Workplace closed on March 31, 210. For more information, go to: http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/closure.cfm

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International POP's Elimination Network  
http://www.ipen.org/index.html

IPEN is a unique global network of people and public interest organizations, which respects and enjoys a wide diversity of cultures, skills and knowledge. Together we share a common commitment to achieve a toxic-free future where chemical production, use and disposal does not harm people and the environment. We welcome you to the IPEN family to work together for the elimination of the world's toxic legacy and to ensure safe alternatives for the protection of all living things and the prevention of future contamination world wide."

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Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment  
http://www.cwpe.org/
Forms a multi-racial alliance of feminist activists, health practitioners and scholars committed to promoting the social and economic empowerment of women in a context of global peace and justice and to eliminating poverty, inequality, racism, and environmental degradation. Builds collaborations among the public health, drug treatment and reproductive rights communities to resist the unethical tactics of the cash-for-sterilization program known as C.R.A.C.K. Monitors and opposes quinacrine chemical sterilization. Provides new analysis on the experiences of women of color with the violence of law enforcement. Opposes the 'greening of hate,' the penetration of the environmental movement by conservative anti-immigrant individuals and organizations. Surveys secondary-school social studies textbooks on population and the environment and working to develop alternative curricula. Educates population and environmental organizations on the problems of using demographic alarmism and rationales in explaining the causes of global problems. Campaigns against immunological contraceptives and dangerous contraceptive practices. (See Details)
Canadian Partnership for Children's Health & Environment  
http://www.healthyenvironmentforkids.ca/english/
Forms an affiliation of groups with overlapping missions to improve children's environmental health in Canada. (See Details)
World Wildlife Federation - United Kingdom
Seeks to influence global environmental issues through responsible actions, raises crucial environmental issues with policy-makers, business and industries, around the world.
Canadian Environmental Network (cen) – chemical management plan capacity building project  
http://www.cen-rce.org/CMP/indexcmp.html

Works with Environmental Defence (ED) to inform the public about the federal government’s Chemical Management Plan and to increase public involvement in the Plan. Regular updates and information on the website.


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Nuclear Information and Resource Service  
www.nirs.org

Founded in 1978 to be the US national information and networking center for citizens and environmental activists concerned about nuclear power, radioactive waste, radiation and sustainable energy issues. Has expanded both programatically and geographically to initiate large-scale organizing and public education campaigns on specific issues, such as preventing construction of new reactors, radioactive waste transportation, deregulation of radioactive materials, and more. With international programs and affiliation with WISE (World Information Service on Energy) the network spans more than a dozen offices and programs across the globe. 

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TEDX (The Endocrine Disruption Exchange, Inc.)  
http://www.endocrinedisruption.com/home.php

An prevention-driven organization that focuses primarily on the human health and environmental problems caused by low-dose and/or ambient exposure to chemicals that interfere with development and function, called endocrine disruptors.  Its large databases on this topic are available for those concerned about public health and environmental quality. 

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Silent Spring Insititute  
http://www.silentspring.org/

Staffed by researchers who partner with physicians, public health and community advocates and other scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer. 

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  
http://www.epa.gov/

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

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