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Highly Hazardous Pesticides in the Pacific

Burning Biomass for Energy: A Fast Track to Climate Change and Adverse Health Impacts

New Toxic Time Bomb: Contaminants in Marine Plastic Pollution

The Persistence and Toxicity of Perfluorinated Compounds in Australia

Unconventional Gas Exploration and Production: Human Health Impacts and Environmental Legacy (April 2016)

Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) November 2015

Pharmaceutical Pollution in the Environment: Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands (report)

Fact Sheet: Pharmaceutical Pollution in the Environment

10 Reasons why burning waste for energy is a bad idea

Burning Waste for Energy: It Doesn’t Stack Up

Symptomatology of a gas field: An independent health survey in the Tara rural residential estates and environs

Industrial charcoal (biochar): just a dangerous technofix? A short primer (Dr Rye Senjen for Friends of the Earth Australia)

Rare Earth and Radioactive Waste: A Preliminary Waste Stream Assessment of the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant, Gebeng, Malaysia

Appendix: Comments on Origin’s Environmental Management Plan Land Spraying While Drilling

Hydraulic Fracturing in Coal Seam Gas Mining: The Risks to Our Health, Communities, Environment and Climate

Prioritising Existing (Regulatory) Chemical Assessments

POPs Hotspots in Australia

Tasmanian Pulp Mill

PVC, Phthalates and their Impacts

Intergenerational Equity and the Impact of Persistent Pollutants

Community guides:

CSG and Your Health: Understand the Risks, Protect Your Family (Dr Wayne Somerville)

A Public Interest Guide to Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals

Australia’s Most Dangerous Pesticides

The Threat of Pesticide Spray Drift: A Community Information & Action Kit

Reporting Spray Drift Guide

Getting the Drift: A community guide to pesticides sprayed in the NSW Northern Rivers

Published papers:

Children’s Environmental Health (Lloyd-Smith, Mariann; Sheffield-Brotherton, Bro. Children’s Environmental Health: Intergenerational Equity in Action—A Civil Society PerspectiveAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 1140, Number 1, October 2008 , pp. 190-200(11)

The role of community information systems in community capacity building (Lloyd-Smith M., Information, power and environmental justice in Botany: The role of community information systems. J Environ Manage. 2008 Sep 18.)

Precautionary Principle and its application in Australia. (Lloyd-Smith, M., Precautionary Principle Gets Real, Proceedings of the Environmental Grantmakers Conference, Kaui, Hawaii 2004)

Community right to know and access to information in chemical conflicts in Australia(Lloyd-Smith, M., Rights and Wrongs of Knowing in Chemical Conflict. Vol.2 No 3: March 2002 The Drawing Board, An Australian Review of Public Affairs.)

Polluter Pays Principle in relation to persistent pesticides in Australia. (Lloyd-Smith, M., Polluter Pays Principle, Myth or Legend, Vol. 8. 2002 Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology)

Toxic Disputes and the Rise of Environmental Justice in Australia (Lloyd-Smith, M. & Bell, L., Toxic Disputes and the Rise of Environmental Justice in Australia, Vol 9. 2003International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health)


Round Table with Pacific Women: Addressing SIDS Issues from Local to Global Food Security in Relation to Toxic Substances – Women’s Major Group, Imogen Ingram, Te Pa Mataiapo, Island Sustainability Alliance 2013

Synergy Among the Chemical Conventions – 11th Global Major Groups & Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF)  Bali, Indonesia 2010

Australia’s NPI: is it serving community right to know? – Pollutant Inventory Conference 2008

SLAPP suits against NGOs– IPEN General Assembly & Global Toxics-Free Future Forum India 2008

POPs and Pesticides– Pacific Workshop 2007

Impacts of Pollution on Wildlife – IPEN & Global Village Beijing Workshop for Chinese NGOs, Beijing 2007

Outreach Activities of IPEN and the Benefits of Community Engagement – UNITAR Workshop 2007

Perfluorochemicals – OECD Workshop on PFCA and Precursors, Stockholm 2006