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" When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically. "
Genetic Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives - Page 79
edited by - 2007 - 148 pages
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Panarchy Synopsis: Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems

Lance H. Gunderson - 2002 - 64 pages
...precautionary principle. This principle suggests that when an activity, technology, or product poses risks to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause-and-effect relationships have not been fully established scientifically. In this context, the...
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Immunization Safety Review: Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines and ...

Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Immunization Safety Review Committee - 2001 - 136 pages
...consistent with the precautionary principle (Goldstein, 2001; Kriebel and Tickner, 2001), which states that "when an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the jD. <B ^ environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships...
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Ethical Issues in Biotechnology

Richard Sherlock, John D. Morrey - 2002 - 643 pages
...formulation that would be included but not limited to biotechnology is from the Wingspread Statement of 1998: When an activity raises threats of harm to human...relationships are not fully established scientifically. For the writers of the Wingspread Statement, precautionary measures should include requiring those...
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Nominations of Angela B. Styles, Stephen A. Perry, and John D. Graham ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs - 2002 - 689 pages
...the so-called "experts."1" The precautionary principle follows the public's intuition, stating that: "When an activity raises threats of harm to human...relationships are not fully established scientifically. "1! This age-old wisdom is also captured in the adage: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of The...
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Risk and Reason: Safety, Law, and the Environment

Cass R. Sunstein, Robert Walmsley University Professor Cass R Sunstein - 2002 - 342 pages
...publicized Wingspread Declaration, from a meeting of environmentalists in 1998, went further still: "When an activity raises threats of harm to human...even if some cause and effect relationships are not established scientifically. In this context the proponent of the activity, rather than the public,...
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Environmental contributors to breast cancer: what does the science ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards - 2002 - 124 pages
..."Precautionary Principle." The precautionary principle steles that when an activity raises fnreaf s of harm to human health or The environment, precautionary...measures should be taken even If some cause and effect relationship are not fully established sctontHlcally. The Victoria Declaration Delegates attending...
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Geographic Information Systems and Health Applications

Khan, Omar A., Skinner, Ric - 2002 - 344 pages
...new public policy initiative, the precautionary principle: "When an activity raises threats ofharm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause-and-effect relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context the proponent...
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Precaution, Environmental Science, and Preventive Public Policy

Joel Tickner - 2002 - 320 pages
...underscores a duty to prevent damage to health as well as the concept of primary prevention in public health. should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not Iully established scientifically." The statement listed four central components of the principle: (1)...
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Environmental contributors to breast cancer: what does the science ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Environment, Technology, and Standards - 2002 - 124 pages
..."Precautionary Principle." Tne precautionary principle stares that wfien an activity raises fnreafs of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be (•lien even If some cause and effect relationship are not fully established scientifically. The Victoria...
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Morality & Markets: The Ethics of Government Regulation

Edward Soule - 2003 - 193 pages
...Wingspread Statement42 is an example: Therefore, it is necessary to implement the Precautionary Principle: When an activity raises threats of harm to human health...relationships are not fully established scientifically. The key feature of this doctrine is the lack of consideration for any factor except environmental risk....
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