DW Documentary – July 27, 2018 – 42 min
In Europe and Vietnam and elsewhere wars of the 20th century have left behind millions of tons of munition. They now pose a serious environmental danger. [Online until: 16.08.2018]
by Robert Hunziker / January 1st, 2018
Chronic disease is the biggest epidemic ever faced. Yet, even though it touches almost every family, people are not tuned into this epidemic, as such, nor are the causes fully understood by the general public. It haunts society; it’s everywhere; it deforms, debilitates, and incapacitates. Is this the normal course of life or is something in the environment seriously amiss?
A recent Rand Corporation study says that 60% of Americans have one and 40% have multiple chronic conditions: “Nearly 150 million Americans are living with at least one chronic condition; around 100 million of them have more than one. And nearly 30 million are living, day in and day out, with five chronic conditions or more.”1
On Wednesday May 31, environmental justice activists Clayton Thomas-Müller and Vandana Shiva will speak on this year’s theme, Social Justice = Environmental Justice: Rethink! Reclaim! Respect!