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Exclusive ADAO Guest Asbestos Blog by Alok Gupta “Crayons of Cancer”

Posted on July 12, 2015 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization is honored to have talented journalist Alok Gupta write about the new study finding Asbestos in children’s toys. Voices like Alok’s are necessary to inspire change and ADAO is beyond grateful for … Continue reading

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“The 1st Conference of the European Asbestos Forum – Meeting the Need to Share” by Yvonne Waterman

Posted on June 10, 2015 On May 27th 2015, Amsterdam was the exciting scene of the first international conference of the European Asbestos Forum (EAF). The long held dream of our Charter Member and EAF founder, Dr. Yvonne Waterman, the … Continue reading

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Press Release: Prime Minister should ensure that Indian govt officials do not get subordinated by asbestos industry at UN meet underway in Geneva

Posted on May 14, 2015 UN Meet on hazardous substances concludes on May 15 Making India rife with asbestos related diseases, a sad legacy for Make in India slogan Indian opposition to listing of white chrysotile asbestos in UN hazardous … Continue reading

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India blocks listing of Chrysotile Asbestos in Rotterdam Convention: Hides behind smokescreen of bogus science

Posted May 14, 2015 India along with a handful of countries including Russia, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Cuba once again blocked the listing of Chrysotile Asbestos in the Prior Informed Consent list (PIC) at a UN convention meeting currently underway … Continue reading

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ADAO Urges the Rotterdam Convention Delegates to List Chrysotile Asbestos on the PIC List Now

Posted on May 1, 2015 The UN Rotterdam Convention is a critical piece of the global effort to prevent exposure to toxic chemicals, including asbestos.  Join in solidarity. Be heard. Share your message of support by posting pictures, short videos, and messages … Continue reading

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AMIANTE ET CONVENTION DE ROTTERDAM : UN NOUVEAU SABOTAGE ANNONCÉ

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2015 14 Mai 2015. Convention de Rotterdam 2015 : l’amiante chrysotile ne sera pas inscrit sur la liste des produits dangereux. Une victoire à la Pyrrhus pour l’industrie russe de l’amiante   Association Nationale de Défense des … Continue reading

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NEWS from Italy: May 12, Stephan Schmidheiny’s Preliminary Hearing for Murder Begins

Posted on May 11, 2015 The Eternit bis trial begins on May the 12th 2015 “First preliminary hearing [1] concerning the request of the Turin Prosecution to commit Mr Schmidheiny to trial for the murder of 258 former Eternit workers … Continue reading

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Press Release from India: List Chrysotile Asbestos in PIC List Ban Asbestos NOW!

Release Date – 30 April, 2015 Victims and Activists urge the Indian Government to Ban all forms of asbestos and allow listing of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous substance at an upcoming UN meeting In a press conference held today, … Continue reading

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“My recent scan results after radiation and closer to an asbestos ban in USA” by Lou Williams

Posted on March 14, 2015 “My recent scan results after radiation and closer to an asbestos ban in USA” by Lou Williams After a few days of fatigue and resting I am now sitting at the main computer ready to … Continue reading

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“Canada is on the sidelines when it comes to banning asbestos trade” by Kathleen Ruff

Toronto Star: “Canada is on the sidelines when it comes to banning asbestos trade” by Kathleen Ruff  February 27, 2015 Canada is sending a terrible message to the rest of the world. Oppose responsible trade; reject scientific evidence; obstruct international co-operation. By: Kathleen Ruff … Continue reading

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