How Are Chemical Contaminants Impacting Our Environment? | An Expert Explains


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Miriam Diamond joins the podcast today to discuss chemical contaminants in the environment – and viable strategies she is investigating to reduce them. Miriam is an environmental chemist and professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Toronto, where she has been teaching for over 10 years.

Miriam has always been interested in the environment, and over the years, she has developed a deep passion for the reduction of chemical contaminants within it.

She accomplishes this within the Diamond Research Lab, a group she founded that is dedicated to identifying and connecting sources of chemical emissions to understand how they move through systems – and ultimately to exposure…

Join us now to learn more about:

  • How scientists are discovering more about the sources of chemicals.
  • Why chemical contaminants are so present in indoor environments.
  • Chemical profiles that can exist within average homes.
  • How smartphones can act as repositories for chemicals.

To find out more about Miriam and her work, click here now!

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