Lessons Learned: Looking Back to Go Forward
A series of articles exploring historical events that provide an important lesson for ensuring a more sustainable and healthy environment. Originally published as a bulletin feature for the newsletter of CHE-WA (Collaborative on Health and the Environment, Washington State chapter); produced by Steven G. Gilbert.
America's First Bioethicist: Aldo Leopold
Connecting a Pump Handle to Cholera in 1854
DDT: The Chemical Revolution Stumbles into Health and Environmental Issues
Environmental Justice, or Rather Injustice
Epigenetics: The Genes but More
Gerhard Schrader: "Father of the Nerve Agents"
Mercury: The Tragedy of Minamata Disease
Pedanius Dioscorides: "Lead makes the mind give way"
Precautionary Principle: The Wingspread Statement
Sir Austin Bradford Hill: Echoes of the Precautionary Principle
Tacoma Smelter: A Toxic Legacy of Lead and Arsenic Contamination
Teflon: Sticky When It Comes to Health
Thomas Midgley, Jr.: Developed Tetraethyl Lead for Gasoline
Tobacco: "Doubt Is Their Product"
"The River Caught Fire": The Cuyahoga River Fire of 1969
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