Author Archives: Gary Chandler

About Gary Chandler

Public affairs and sustainability consultant. Founder of Crossbow Communications. Follow him on Twitter @Gary_Chandler

Mad Cow Disease Spreading Via Biosolids

Prion Disease Never An Isolated Event Mad cow disease has again raised its ugly head in the United States. Thanks to misinformation and mismanagement by government, the problem will persist. Government and industry representatives announced yesterday that an 11-year-old beef … Continue reading

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Norway Killing Reindeer Instead Of Biosolids Policy

Plan Ignores Source Of Prion Disease Norway and the greater Scandinavian region are experiencing some of the highest rates of neurodegenerative disease in the world. The human epidemic is fueling a related epidemic among wildlife. Norway will slaughter hundreds of … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s A Transmissible Disease

Science, Evidence Proving Alzheimer’s A Transmissible Disease If you think that you and your family are immune to the surging epidemic of neurodegenerative disease, think again. Neurodegenerative disease, including Alzheimer’s disease, is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. It’s getting worse every day … Continue reading

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Chronic Wasting Disease Caused By Infectious Waste

Wildlife Contracting Brain Disease From Humans With Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodegenerative disease, including Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Misinformation and mismanagement are contributing to the surge. Alzheimer’s disease alone is killing 50-100 million people now. Experts suggest that the prevalence … Continue reading

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Harness Public Opinion For Better Public Policy

Digital Marketing Trends Critical To Environmental Advocacy Public affairs and public relations are not synonymous or mutually exclusive terms, but the line is getting blurred as the art and science of influence evolves. I see public affairs as an organization’s … Continue reading

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Wastewater Reuse Based On Outdated Risk Assessments

Wastewater Reclamation Spreading Brain Disease Neurodegenerative diseases are the fastest-growing causes of death around the world. The mismanagement of infectious waste is contributing to the epidemic, including the autism epidemic. Dr. Stanley Prusiner earned a Nobel Prize in 1997 for … Continue reading

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Tips For Environmental Advocates

Best Practices In Public Affairs, Environmental Advocacy Public affairs and public relations are not synonymous or mutually exclusive terms, but the line is blurred as the art and science of influence evolves. I see public affairs as an organization’s efforts … Continue reading

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UN Recommends Reforestation Of Mt. Kilimanjaro

Ecosystems Threatened Across East Africa The greater Kilimanjaro ecosystem is one of the most threatened ecosystems on earth. As the snows, glaciers and rains retreat, millions of lives and the future of nations hang in the balance. A new report by … Continue reading

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Deforestation Disrupting Earth’s Carbon Cycle

Forest Conservation and Carbon Capture Trees and forests can capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air, return the oxygen to the atmosphere and store the carbon for centuries. Deforestation is disrupting this vital system, while contributing to global warming and climate change. … Continue reading

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Dakota Access Pipeline Testing Democracy

Public Servants Defending Foreign Corporations Instead Of American Citizens Have you seen the protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline? The profits of foreign corporations are now more important to the U.S. government than the lives of homeland defenders? Thanks to corruption … Continue reading

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