Pesticides as Endocrine Disruptors
WWF Endocrine Disruptor Information
Dr. Theo Colborn, a leading scientist and expert on endocrine disruptors,
has co-authored Our Stolen Future
with Dianne Dumanoski and John Peterson Myers.
STATE OF THE WORLD FORUM Dr. Theo Colborn, November 6, 1997, San Francisco CA.
Evolutionary differences between natural and synthetic estrogens are
discussed in a fascinating November 16, 1997 post
to the Sanet discussion
group by Dr. Ann Clark, University of Guelph. Dr. Clark reflects upon
information in Our Stolen Future and offers examples
cropping-livestock systems of how animals respond differently to plant
estrogenic compounds they have evovled with, in contrast to those introduced
into their environment from an exogenous source.
WWF - Hormone Disruptor site with information on how hormone
disruptors interfere with bio-chemical processes, the wildlife-
human connection, a known and suspected list of hormone
disruptors and an audio clip from Dr. Theo Colburn as she
explains endocrine disruption and it's hazards
- "Acceptance Speech", Dr. Theo Colborn, delivered
June 19, 1997, upon receipt of the Rachel Carson Leadership Award from
Chatham College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The establishment of the Rachel
Scholarship was also announced at the event. The annual scholarship will support field ecolgical
research by a promising woman scientist.
- "State of the World Forum" Speech, Dr. Theo Colborn, October 3, 1996, San Francisco CA.
- Erice Statement on "Environmental Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: Neural, Endocrine, and Behavioral Effects," International School of Ethology, November 10, 1995.
Last Updated on 4/16/98
By Karen Lutz