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Dioxin Facts
Chlorine Chemistry Council provides information regarding dioxins, their release into the environment, and their effects on human health.

Dioxin Threat
A report on the technical and social implications of dioxin.

Endocrine/Estrogen Letter
Newsletter and comprehensive set of endocrine disrupter links.

Hormonally Active Agents in the Environment
1999 National Academy of Sciences report (1) examines the science behind the ominous prospect of "estrogen mimics" threatening health and well-being and (2) identifies research needs. Purchase book or read it online.

International POPs Elimination Network
IPEN works for the global elimination of persistent organic pollutants. Information on PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) including health effects, international, national and local policy efforts, elimination technology, and links to further research and resources.

Introduction to Hormone Disrupting Chemicals
An introduction to the effects of hormone disrupting chemicals on man and the environment, and the response of governments and industry to this problem. Written for anyone interested in the subject. Includes internet links and other references.

New Studies Confirm Dangers of Atrazine, a Widely Used Agricultural Weed-Killer
NRDC website describes research suggesting the atrazine is a carcinogen and causes sexual abnormalities in male frogs.

Our Stolen Future
Provides updates about endocrine disruption created by man-made chemical contaminants that interfere with hormones in humans and wildlife.

PCB Home Page at EPA
Provides information on Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB's). Background, resources and links to many topics.

The Dioxin Home Page
Personal home page by Lewis A. Shadoff, Ph.D., discusses dioxins, furans, and similar toxic substances, including what they are and where they are found.

Weed Killer Deforms Sex Organs in Frogs, Study Finds
New York Times report on University of California study that found that male frogs exposed to very low doses of atrazine are deficient in testosterone and can develop multiple sex organs.

e.hormone: At the Cutting Edge of Endocrine Disruptor Research.
Provide information about: upcoming conferences, the latest in research techniques and results, commentaries from distinguished scholars in the field, links to related news and stories.

Analyses of material flows of chemicals in the environment, including endocrine-disrupting industrial chemicals. [Site in English and German. Flags are language selectors.]