Each year approx. 1-2 million people die prematurely from lead poisoning and 1 in 3 children – up to 800 million globally – have blood lead levels at or above 5 micrograms per deciliter (µg/dL), the level at which requires action to prevent lead poisoning and it’s long term health impacts. *
In #3 episode, we talk with Richard Fuller, founder of Pure Earth and Great Forest, co-chair of the Lancet commission on pollution and health, as well as author of the Brown Agenda, “My mission to clean up the world’s most life-threatening pollution”.
Through his organizations, Richard has directly impacted the health and future wellbeing of countless people around the globe. As a staunch advocate of finding actual solutions to world problems, Richard targets less fortunate areas of the world by cleaning up the planet plagued by some the most toxic environmental contaminants.
Listen to the episode to learn more about heavy metals, lead especially, understand how it enters our food chain, why it’s so dangerous and what you can do to secure a healthier you and a cleaner planet.
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