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Cancer home

Cancer burden is rising globally, what can be done to prevent a further increase? What are the strategies that can be used for cancer prevention and early detection? More...

This is a faithful summary of the leading report produced in 2020 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC):"The World Cancer Report 2020 : Cancer Research for Cancer Prevention 

Latest update: 24 March 2020

World Cancer home

The most comprehensive, up-to-date science on cancer prevention, including statistics, causes, mechanisms and early prevention. More...

This is a faithful summary of the leading report produced in 2020 by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC):"World Cancer Report: Cancer Research for Cancer Prevention 

Latest update: 23 March 2020

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Covid-19 or climate crisis: how to manage hazard risk, safety and precaution

 

Facing the corona virus and other crisis : how to make the difference and the balance between the intrinsic hazard and the exposure risks and to how to manage a reasonable balance between safety measures and precaution measures

 

To that effect, we offer you these resources:

The four Poles of the compass to manage societal challenges without losing sight of the north!

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Danger

Expectations Risks
 
Safety

 

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of the links between danger, risk, safety and precaution in terms of public health and in the context of the present coronavirus situation

 

Second, two videos, one on hazard and risk, and one on vaccines.

 

And third, a number of scientific reports on public health and vaccinations

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YouTube Video: Hazard, Risk & Safety
 

YouTube Video: The essentials about vaccines

     

Hazard, Risk & Safety - Understanding Risk Assessment, Management and Perception

 

The essentials about Vaccines & Vaccination

 

Europe Green Deal home

The European Union has published, at the end of 2019, a European Green Deal, which covers policy guidance on climate and pollution. These are the essential proposals. More...

This is a faithful summary of the leading report produced in 2019 by European Commission (EC):"The European Green Deal 

Latest update: 7 January 2020

Biodiversity home

The IPBES has published its first global assessement of biodiversity. What are the conclusions of this evaluation of ecosystems and the services they provide ? More...

This is a faithful summary of the leading report produced in 2019 by The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES):"The global assessment report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services, summary for policymakers 

Latest update: 20 December 2019

Biosecurity home

Biosecurity is concerned with animal and plant diseases, invasive species, the transmission of diseases from livestock to humans, and the effect that all of these can have of health and the environment. How can it be ensured through an integrated approach? More...

This is a faithful synthesis and summary of several scientific consensus reports. For the full list of sources, see the references.

Latest update: 16 December 2019

Chlorpyrifos pesticide home

The approval of chlorpyrifos has recently been suspended by the european commission.

What are the EFSA conclusions that led to that suspension of its approval? More...

This is a faithful synthesis and summary of several scientific consensus reports. For the full list of sources, see the references.

Latest update: 13 December 2019

Fluorinated gases home

Fluorinated gasses have an effect on the ozone layer and on the climate. What are the stakes related to their use in refrigeration or air conditioning? More...

This is a faithful synthesis and summary of several scientific consensus reports. For the full list of sources, see the references.

Latest update: 21 November 2019

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Synthetic Biology home

SynBio uses faster and easier methods for producing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). What could be the potential risks of synthetic biology? More...

The answers to these questions are a faithful summary of the scientific opinion produced in 2015 by the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) and the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER):" Opinion on Synthetic Biology I - Definition

Latest update: 15 August 2015