Author and conservationist Caroline Fraser talks about bringing the predators of the Pleistocene back to America and other efforts to restore wildlife habitat. Her book is REWILDING THE WORLD. It’s the last in our April 2011 series on the environment.
We look at the environmental causes of illness and how the truth about them is being distorted and suppressed.
Environmental health expert Dr. Devra Davis tells us about [amazon-product text=”THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE WAR ON CANCER” type=”text”]0465015662[/amazon-product]. She says 95% of all cancers are caused by our environment–and that powerful special interests have colluded with government and watchdog organizations like the American Cancer Society to sow doubt on longstanding research proving that. Davis is director of the Center for Environmental Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh, where she also teaches epidemiology.
And click here for a Web-only extra: Debra Davis tells Writers Voice the truth about the sugar substitute aspartame and its link to cancer. She also says that peer-reviewed studies have shown that ritalin and other treatments for ADD may boost the risk of cancer, too.
We also talk with occupational health physician Dr. Paul Blanc. He tells us about his book [amazon-product text=”HOW EVERYDAY PRODUCTS MAKE PEOPLE SICK: Toxins at Home and in the Workplace” type=”text”]0520248821[/amazon-product].