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Living Downstream

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Living Downstream by Sandra Steingraber
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The first edition of Living Downstreaman exquisite blend of precise science and engaging narrativeset a new standard for scientific writing. Poet, biologist, and cancer survivor, Steingraber uses all three kinds of experience to investigate the links between cancer and environmental toxins. The updated science in this exciting new edition strengthens the case for banning poisons now pervasive in our air, our food, and our bodies. Because synthetic chemicals linked to cancer come mostly from petroleum and coal, Steingraber shows that investing in green energy also helps prevent cancer. Saving the planet becomes a matter of saving ourselves and an issue of human rights. A documentary film based on the book will coincide with publication.

Author Biography

Sandra Steingraber, PhD, is the author of Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood. An internationally recognized authority on environmental links to cancer and reproductive health, she is a visiting scholar at Ithaca College, New York.
Release date Australia
March 23rd, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Da Capo Press Inc
Pages
440
Dimensions
155x229x31
ISBN-13
9780306818691
Product ID
3956875

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