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Web Resources for
Toxicology, Plants, Pesticides, Herbicides ...



Websites:

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH/ TOXICOLOGY:

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/

A broad collection of resources and links brought to you by NIEHS in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: a part of the National Institutes of Health. Info covers molecular biology, medical and environmental research, a national toxicology program, a superfund research and training program and much more. Be sure to check out their new K-12 Environmental Health Science Education Web Site at:
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/science-education/home.htm

Environmental Health Clearinghouse
http://infoventures.com/e-hlth/

Resources included on this site are: * Information About The Environmental Health Clearinghouse * Factsheets and Booklets Available from the Environmental Health Clearinghouse (many on pesticides) * Ask us a Question * Questions to the Environmental Health Clearinghouse * Answers to Selected Questions on Environmental Health Issues * Other Sources of Environmental Health Information * Environmental Health Reference and Resource Materials

Scorecard
http://www.scorecard.org/

Scorecard has brought online a variety of new and expanded features to characterize environmental quality in your community. Combining cutting-edge information and technology, Scorecard makes it simpler and easier than ever to find out what the health risks are from air pollution in your area, and to take action. Topics include 'How high is the cancer risk from air pollution in your community,' 'Is the Clean Air Act protecting you?' and Scorecard's new community center offers a one-stop summary about local environmental problems. Scorecard is an Environmental Information Service provided by the Environmental Defense Fund.

The Institute for Environmental Toxicology
http://www.iet.msu.edu/

EnviroHealth Link
http://www.mpt.org/learningworks/teachers/ehl/

Interactive student pages, environmental health lesson plans (including several on the topic of cancer) and Internet links, a teacher bulletin board and bimonthly newsletter.

Project Greenskate
http://depts.washington.edu/ceeh/Outreach/outreach.html

A fun, interactive environmental learning adventure.

Chemicals and Human Health
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/chh/

An interactive toxicology Web site developed by the SWEHSC. Addresses basic toxicology, metals & kidneys, lung toxicology, and environmental tobacco smoke and lung development.

The National  Institute of Environmental Helath Sciences

Courtesy of Environmental Health Clearinghouse

Scorecard - click to see!

Enviro Health Link - click to see!

PLANTS & TOXICOLOGY

Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center
http://www.pharmacy.arizona.edu/centers/apdic/apdic.shtml

Provides information on poisonous plants and herbal remedies.

Cornell Poisonous Plants Homepage
http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/index.html

This is a growing reference that includes plant images, pictures of affected animals and presentations concerning the botany, chemistry, toxicology, diagnosis and prevention of poisoning of animals by plants and other natural flora (fungi, etc.).

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mnh/

Discusses: why some plants are toxic, plant toxins, medicinal plants.

Plants Toxic to Cats
http://www.cfainc.org/articles/plants.html

Poisonous Plants Datbases
http://www.inform.umd.edu/PBIO/FindIT/popl.html

Plants Toxic to Animals
http://gateway.library.uiuc.edu/vex/vetdocs/toxic.htm

http://www.vet.purdue.edu/depts/addl/toxic/cover1.htm


http://www.catalinaconservancy.org/ecology/plants/index.asp
Short article on a birth defect possibly caused by a plant.

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural  History - click to see

Cat & Plants - click to see

Indiana Plants Poisonous to Livestock and Pets

PESTICIDES/HERBICIDES

Common insecticides in our homes: Synthetic pyrethroids
http://www.prn2.usm.my/mainsite/bulletin/sun/1997/sun9.html

Extoxnet Pesticide Information Profiles
http://extoxnet.orst.edu/pips/ghindex.html

Pesticide Labeling Tutorial
http://pests.ifas.ufl.edu/software/det_core2.htm

Pesticide Use Maps
http://ca.water.usgs.gov/pnsp/use92/

Pesticide Labeling Tutorial - click to see

MISC

National Agriculture Safety Database
http://www.cdc.gov/nasd/

National Agriculture Safety Database - click to see
 

Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Room 244
PO Box 210207, Tucson, AZ, USA 85721-0207
swehsc-info@pharmacy.arizona.edu
520-626-5594
520-626-6944(FAX)
This list of resources was originally assembled for the workshop 'Toxicology and Plants.'


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