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Cutting Food Loss and Waste Will Benefit People and the Environment, Says New Study on World Environment Day - New Research Spotlights Low-Cost Actions for Delivering Major Benefits for Development, Environment and Livelihoods (6/5/13, United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna)
Detecting Lead Hotspots in Urban Gardens Requires Different Sampling Strategies - Analyzing Soil Lead in an Urban Garden Plot Is Important and Sampling Approaches May Involve Tradeoffs Between Finding "Hotspots" Versus Looking at the Average Amount of Lead When Checking for Safe Levels (6/5/13, EurekAlert!)
No Immediate Health Risks from Fukushima Nuclear Accident Says UN Expert Science Panel - On the Whole, the Exposure of the Japanese Population Was Low, or Very Low, Leading to Correspondingly Low Risks of Health Effects Later in Life (5/31/13, United Nations Environment Programme)
CoNetrix tandem Software was built specifically for financial institutions to help increase security, stay in compliance, and lower overhead costs. Read more. (posted 6/12/13)
DMEC 2013 Annual Conference: Absence & Disability Management Strategies for Today’s Workforce, August 18–21, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia. Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter will give the keynote address. Register on or before July 10 to receive reduced rates. Read more. (posted 6/12/13)
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, including topics such as risk and vulnerability assessment methods. The deadline for initial manuscript submissions is June 30, 2013 (previously May 30). Publication in French is also possible with [VertigO] – la revue électronique en sciences de l'environnement. Read more. (posted 3/5/13, updated 6/5/13)
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)
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