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About the hazardous brominated flame retardant HBCDD

Hexabromocyclododecane  Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD) is a brominated flame retardant identified as persistent in the environment, bioaccumulative in living organisms, and highly toxic to aquatic organisms. Human exposure is evidenced by the presence of HBCDD in breast milk, adipose tissue, and blood, and it biomagnifies in the food chain. HBCDD also presents human health concerns based on animal test…
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Land is a finite resource

A new report: "Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply" has been released by the Land and Soils Working Group of the International Resource Panel on 24 January 2014. The report explores how the management of land-based biomass production and consumption can be developed towards a higher degree of sustainability across different scales:…
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