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The Michigan Network for Children's Environmental Health is a coalition of health professionals, health-affected groups, environmental organizations, and others dedicated to a safe and less toxic world for Michigan's children. Through education, outreach, and advocacy, we work to change current policies and practices that result in exposure of children to environmental toxicants.


        


What would your grocery store look like if bees were to go extinct? Cocoa, cucumbers, lemons, squash, almonds, grapes, tomatoes, strawberries, pears, cotton, and broccoli are a few of the products that would disappear from our shelves.The contribution made by bees to our global food production and the overall health of our ecosystem is overwhelming.  
The earlier you know, the more you can do, which is why the Ecology Center went to classrooms in Grosse Pointe recently to teach students about the life cycle of microplastics, their harmful environmental effects, and why they’re still in use. 
We always strive to engage the public, researchers and policymakers in our efforts to protect children's health - and our new “wiki” will do just that! Our team has been building this wiki for nearly two years and we are thrilled to finally launch this resource!
Have you heard yet about the introduction of The Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA)?  If so, you were probably sorely disappointed.  The CICA, introduced on February 27th by Rep.
On Wednesday March 26th, health advocates and fire fighters had one clear message: Give Toxics the Boot! The Ecology Center gathered with the Lansing Fire Fighters Local 421, Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union, and concerned Michiganders to ask for a stronger response from Lansing to get toxics out of our homes.
It’s March and if you live in a college town like I do, that means one thing… MARCH MADNESS!!! This season, our partners at HealthyStuff.org took a look into the hazardous chemicals in our favorite University Themed products. We found some pretty nasty stuff in our favorite fan gear, that’s why they’re releasing their “March Badness” study today.