DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • iDEA14 Poster

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    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 20 December 2013
  • QLD Seminar on Health and the Environment

    To download the poster click on the link on the right side of your screen. ...

    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 04 August 2013
  • Coal & Health Poster

    (To download pdf version of poster, see adjacent link or click here.) Australia has abundant reserves of coal, which is mined to power the majority of our electricity generation and exported overseas for coking and power generation. Due to the apparent low cost of this abundant resource Australians are enthusiastically exploiting it as rapidly as possible. Governments receive large royalties from coal…

    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 25 November 2011
  • DEA Poster

    Doctors for the Environment Recruiting Poster ...

    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 04 April 2011
  • DEA Population & Health Poster

    This is the Doctors for the Environment (DEA) population and health poster.  It has been prepared for display in doctor's waiting rooms right across the country. Click on either of the links to the right for large pdf versions of the poster. Alternatively, click below for related posts: Media release (accessible from 8 Feb 2011) Population position paper 2011  (pdf  384KB)  …

    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 04 February 2011
  • Economic Health Growth

    The words ‘economic growth’ appear in most news bulletins and political articles in the press. This poster raises the issue that growth in many ways is a health hazard for it is incompatible with a sustainable future for humanity. In Western society progress is equated with economic growth. It is argued that wealth creation has allowed us to spend more on environmental and health objectives…

    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 27 August 2010
  • Transport and Health Poster

    Doctors regularly see the adverse effects of private motor vehicles via patients injured in road traffic accidents. Despite the number of fatalities halving over the last 30 years due to random breath testing and improved road and vehicle design, Australia still recorded 1611 road crash deaths in 2007. (1) It has been predicted that by 2020 traffic accidents will be the third largest cause of global…

    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 25 November 2008
  • Climate Change and Health Poster

    Why is climate change so serious? Climate change happens when the earth heats up because of too much carbon dioxide and other ‘greenhouse gases’ in the atmosphere. Climate change is already happening. Temperatures and sea levels are rising and rainfall is changing. The CSIRO predicts that by 2030, annual average temperatures in Australia may be up to 2.0°C higher than in 1990. "Climate…

    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 01 December 2007
  • Biodiversity Poster

    The importance of biodiversity to your life and health   The single most important factor in the health of each person is not the availability of good health services, or effective cancer drugs, or short waiting lists or state of the art accident services, it is the integrity of the Earth’s ecological services. Perhaps this is an understatement for it is the only factor of consequence. Without…

    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 01 December 2007
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