Category: Health & Safety

Light Pollution 101

Ever since the light bulb's invention 150 years ago, artificial light has illuminated homes, streets, and skies -- but with some unintended consequences.

Chemical mixtures and Food Safety

People, animals and the environment can be exposed to multiple chemicals from a variety of sources.

Keeping safe on the roads

A series of standards for vehicle electronics functional safety was just updated

Japan to test disaster warning system for Asia-Pacific region using satellite

The system could be particularly effective in encouraging evacuation and managing relief activities in remote areas such as small islands and mountainous regions

FSA and PHE issue advice to prevent foodborne illnesses during the holidays

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued advice to prevent food poisoning over the holidays while Public Health England (PHE) has warned about norovirus.

Resilience in 2019 will be much broader than preparedness

Resilience goes beyond your traditional emergency management and preparedness: it extends to community capacity building, health, cyber security, business continuity and critical infrastructure.

Resilient Animals – How Climate Change affects animals

The record low levels of sea ice extent which both the Arctic and Antarctic experienced this winter made the news around the world.

The barriers that are in your mind…

After Albert Lin lost his leg in an accident, he chose to become bionic and rethink his entire world.

Calgary, Alberta unveils 4 new smart city initiatives

The City of Calgary unveiled four new smart city initiatives designed to improve air quality, disabled services, climate and speed of play on its golf courses.

How bacteria can save children’s lives

A ground-breaking new project in Bangladesh could help reduce the life-long health problems that come from childhood malnourishment – by focusing on the gut.

6 airplane foods you should avoid, according to food safety experts

Incorrect holding temperatures is the number one reason for food-borne illness on a worldwide basis.

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