The Planet, Fall 2016, The Human Health Issue
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Western Washington University. Associated Students; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies
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Western Washington University
Managing Editor: Rebekah Way; Editors: Frederica Kolwey, Alyssa Sanchez; Multimedia Editor: Nic Ulmer; Science Editor: Erik Faburrieta; Designers: Alicia Terry, Oliver Amyakar; Assisting Designers: Sean Powell, Andy Lai; Radio Coordinator: Rebekah Way; Web Designer: Bjørn Harlson; Cartographer: Gus Landefeld; Writers: Rossella Bernocco, Gabriel Brenner, Katy Cossette, Alexa Eddy, Rachel Hunter, Nick Jenner, Marina Price, Gabriela Arteaga Ramos; Photographers: Sarah Climaco, Katy Cossette, Edward Clem; Videographers: Hunter Philip, Aaron Gillis
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Table of Contents
The Daily Planet
Environmental news stories from the Northwest.
Hold Your Breath
A Planet air pollution analysis reveals cancer risks in Whatcom County.
University researchers track urban rat movements in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Inmates in the Whatcom County Jail receive little time outside their cells.
Oil on the Tracks
Local activists fight against oil trains travelling through the Northwest.
Zeroing in on Zika
Seattle scientists race to develop a vaccine for Zika virus.
Lawmakers update a 40-yearold chemical safety law.
Scientists discover pharmaceuticals in wastewater flowing into the Puget Sound.
Built to Break
Historic brick buildings in Bellingham could collapse in an earthquake.
Remembering a Planet Pioneer
Former Planet faculty adviser Michael Frame dies at 96.
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Nichols, Jesse and Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University, "The Planet, 2016, Fall" (2016). The Planet. 72.
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