DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Croakey: A timely examination of fracking concerns in the NT

    By Dr Rosalie Schultz   Territorians love the natural environment. We enjoy the environment both for the exhilaration it gives us, and for its tourism value. We should also remember that our health depends on having clean air and water and safe food. Damage and contamination of the NT’s natural…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media | 25 July 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Media release SA power crisis: Add the true costs of coal and gas to the energy bill, urge doctors

        Media release   19 July 2016   Doctors have today described comments that renewable energy from solar and wind are causing the SA power “crisis” as disingenuous because they ignore the hefty costs of coal and gas to public health and to the health budget.  Medical…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 19 July 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • The Medical Republic: Encouraging healthy eating helps more than just our patients

    Dr George Crisp     There is much discussion in the medical and general media about the healthiness of food. Hardly surprising, as we face an unfolding epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases which, along with inactivity, are in large part related to our dietary excess.…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media Opinion & Commentary | 15 July 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Climbing the mountain of climate change

    Where do we go from here, do we remain at base camp for another 15 years? The going has become more difficult as international chaos threatens! Here are my thoughts, we welcome those of any member. BREXIT and more Brexit is just one of the increasing barriers to the successful prosecution of climate…

    Read More | Filed in: Opinion & Commentary | 30 June 2016 - David Shearman
  • Media release: Doctors deliver PM Turnbull Climate Change Survival Health Kit and open letter

        27 June 2016     Doctors will on Monday morning deliver Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull his very own Climate Change Survival Health Kit along with an open letter signed by over 350 health professionals to highlight that climate change is hazardous to health and must be tackled…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 27 June 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Professor Fiona Stanley urges for action on climate change this Federal Election

    Former Australian of the Year Professor Fiona Stanley recently wrote to candidates in the upcoming Federal election, asking for their support on four key initiatives to reduce greenhouse emissions and the overall effect of climate change. Professor Stanley, a member of Doctors for the Environment Australia’s…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action DEA In Media | 23 June 2016 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Letter to 2016 election candidates urging climate action by former Australian of the Year

        14 June 2016   Dear Candidate, I write to you on behalf of Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA). DEA is a medical organisation that protects human health from harms to the environment. It is supported by a Nobel Prize Laureate, an Australian of the Year Award recipient, Deans…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action Opinion & Commentary | 20 June 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
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