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GreenFacts publications encompass a wide range of topics covering various aspects of health and the environment.

Current levels of air pollution still affect public health. Air pollution can cause respiratory diseases and reduce life expectancy. More...

What is the current state of biodiversity and the consequences of its loss for ecosystems and humans? More...

Substances we take in through food and water or through the air we breathe may influence our health. More...

What is the state of scientific research and knowledge on climate change? More...

Some consumer products may entail risks. For example are all tooth filling materials equally safe? Can using an MP3 player threaten my hearing? More...

Several diseases, such as AIDS, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and cancer are on the rise. How can they be prevented or their progress slowed down? More...

Rising fuel prices and concerns about climate change and oil dependence have brought energy to the forefront of public debates and policies. What is the future of energy production? More...

Our eating habits or our consumption of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs can each have consequences for our health. More...

Phthalates are additives that are widely used in plastics and other materials, primarily to make them soft and flexible. They are used in industry as well as in medical and consumer products.

There is public concern about phthalates because of their widespread use and occurrence in the environment. What is known about possible effects on environment and health?

Possible effects of five of the most widely used phthalates (DEHP, DBP, DINP, DIDP, and BBP) have been reviewed by the European Chemicals Bureau (ECB). More...

Radioactive materials, ultraviolet radiation, electromagnetic fields from mobile phones, power-lines, and other devices, the whole spectrum is covered. More...

New technologies are entering our shopping carts. How do they differ from traditional products? Do they pose potential risk to our health or to the environment? More...

What is the current state of our ecosystems, forests and drylands? How is our environment affected by human activities? More...

Sustainability is the capacity to meet our needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs. How sustainable are current practices?

How sustainable are current practices? More...

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