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Skin Cancer Remains the Most Common Cancer in U.S., Americans Urged to Take Action - EPA, CDC, FDA, National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Provide Sun Safety Tips for "Don’t Fry Day," May 24th (5/20/13, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Federal Agencies Should Use a Common Approach to Evaluate Risks That Pesticides Pose to Endangered and Threatened Species (4/30/13, National Academies); see links to the full report Assessing Risks to Endangered and Threatened Species from Pesticides and the summary in PDF
Webcast, May 30-31, 2013: National Academies of Science Workshop on Risks of Unconventional Shale Gas Development. See agenda and register for webcast here. (posted 5/21/13)
2nd Edition Model Risk Conference, June 10–12, 2013, at Downtown Conference Center in New York, NY. Presented by GFMI (Global Financial Markets Intelligence), a marcusevens company. Go to the conference web site. (posted 5/21/13)
Course on Animal Agriculture and Food Safety Risk Analysis and Disease Modeling, September 2–13, 2013, at The Royal Veterinary College Camden Campus, London, United Kingdom. Delivered jointly by EpiX Analytics and The Royal Veterinary College’s Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health Group, this comprehensive training course covers the essential knowledge and practical techniques required to build risk assessment models of internationally accepted standards. Read more. (posted 5/20/13)
Call for Papers: Risk, Perception, and Response Conference, March 20–21, 2014. Harvard Center for Risk Analysis is soliciting papers for presentation at this conference and subsequent publication. Submissions must be received via e-mail by June 10, 2013. Read the call for papers for more information. (posted 4/23/13)
Call for Papers on “City Resilience.” The journal S.A.P.I.EN.S (Surveys and Perspectives Integrating Environment & Society) has requested submissions for a special issue on “Resilient Cities” that will publish primarily review articles covering the various aspects of urban resilience. The deadline for initial manuscript submissions is May 30, 2013. Publication in French is also possible with [VertigO] – la revue électronique en sciences de l'environnement. Read more. (posted 3/5/13)
The Third National Climate Assessment Draft Report, which the
National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee (NCADAC)
released for public comment in January, is available for download as a
single document and by chapter at
http://ncadac.globalchange.gov/. The public comment period for the
report will run through April 12, 2013. All comments must be submitted using
the on-line comment tool that is also available at the draft report web
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