Dr. Sandra Steingraber Ph.D. – “Environmental Human Rights”

Ecologist, author, and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized authority on the environment links to cancer and human health. Steingraber’s highly acclaimed book, Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment presents cancer as a human rights issue. Originally published in 1997, it was the first to bring together data on toxic releases with data from U.S. cancer registries and won praise from international media including The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, The Lancet, and The London Times. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandra_Steingraber

Links to Explore:

Podcast Lecture: A Podcast of a lecture given by Sandra Steingraber at Mount Holyoke College.

Podcast of a BBC Radio interview with Dr. Sandra Steingraber: Woman’s Hour:

Article by Dr. Sandra Steingraber: Environmental Amnesia