Agriculture

Air Quality and Community Health Impact of Animal Manure Management (UBC Bridge Program)

Nearly 200 million tonnes of livestock manure are generated in Canada each year.1 Manure storage and land application tends to produce odour, greenhouse gases, microbes, and particulate matter, which…
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Case Study: Herbicide Use in Wild Parsnip and Giant Hogweed Control

The document was developed in response to a request from the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit to assist with addressing public concerns about the use of herbicides to control…
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Indigenous Food Safety and Security: Community Adaptations in the Wake of Climate Pressures

As ecosystems try to adapt to climate volatility, so are Indigenous communities striving to become more food self-sufficient — both in reaction to and in anticipation of further climate pressures.…
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March 2018 Environmental Health Research Scan

Full Scan The attached PDF version of the Research Scan has over 100 references and is broken into over 30 categories.Editor’s PicksAfter searching through the dozens of articles referenced in the…
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Microbiology - Antimicrobial Use, Resistance and Stewardship in Animals

Antimicrobials are widely used in animals, which has led to concern about antimicrobial use and resistance in veterinary medicine and agriculture. Antimicrobials are required in many situations for…
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Pesticide Exposure in Vulnerable Populations: New Horizons for Evaluating Sources and Health Outcomes

Raising Chickens in City Backyards: The Public Health Role

Topics: Agriculture
Canadian Public Health Assocation Centennial Conference (2010)
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Urban Agriculture: Issues for Public and Environmental Health

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