DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Join DEA for Global Divestment Day, 13 to 14 February

    The very first Global Divestment Day is just four weeks away on 13 and 14 February, and thousands of people in cities and on campuses all over the world will take action against fossil fuels.  DEA is an official partner of Global Divestment Day. As doctors, we have an important role in urging our…

    Read More | Filed in: | 16 January 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Registration for iDEA15 is now open: network, learn and get inspired!

    BOOK NOW TO GET YOUR EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT AND TO SECURE YOUR PLACE- LAST YEAR'S CONFERENCE SOLD OUT!   THE FIRST 100 PEOPLE TO REGISTER  WILL GET A FURTHER 20% OFF THEIR TICKETS, SO BUY NOW AND SAVE!*     Join us on the weekend of  14 to 15 March for iDEA15!…

    Read More | Filed in: | 26 September 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Study: Walking can save lives and money

      By Dr Margaret Beavis   Research that Population Health Professor Marj Moodie and I have conducted has found that incidental physical activity from active transport, such as walking to catch the train to work or cycling to the shops, can save lives and money.   The results…

    Read More | Filed in: | 12 January 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Waiting for Godot: Bushfires, heat and climate change – a doctor’s compelling view from the #SAfires

    Blog written by Dr David Shearman and published in Croakey  By Marie McInerney The fearsome spectre of Ash Wednesday hung over the Adelaide Hills for five days this week as firefighters battled to control the worst bushfires so far in Australia this summer. Now South Australia, and elsewhere,…

    Read More | Filed in: | 12 January 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • On my agenda – the importance of investing in health, by Grace Davies

    Doctors from across the globe came together at the H20 International Health Summit late last year. Grace Davies, one of the keynote speakers, explains the influence of climate change on existing health and development issues and what she and fellow Australian medical students are doing to address this.…

    Read More | Filed in: | 09 January 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • “Tread carefully or we risk fracturing our environment”, comment in “The Mercury” by Dr Rohan Church

      Health experts around the world are warning against the exploration and mining of unconventional gas reserves- for example, the UK’s chief scientific adviser Mark Walport, advised in his recent annual report that fracking could carry unforeseen risks in the same way that thalidomide, asbestos…

    Read More | Filed in: | 22 December 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • MJA: “Doctors for the Environment Australia: achievements and lessons learned”

    Article by David Shearman and William Castleden      Since DEA began in 2002, it has been using its medical expertise to raise awareness of the dependence of our wellbeing on a healthy and stable planet, and is now a leading and credible voice in this area. …

    Read More | Filed in: | 19 December 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
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