Based on literature review and meetings with community residents, acute health effects from ambient particulates on airway, mucosa, and skin of residents, especially neonates and infants, are strongly suspected. Previous studies on environmental impacts of phosphate mining also indicate a potential contamination with radionuclide including radon and radon progeny and effects on cancer developments including lung cancer, leukemia. In addition to these, cadmium contamination of air, water, and biota should also be included as a potential threat to Aiwo community and nearby districts.
A report submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of A. Appl. Sci. (Hons) at the University of New England, Norther Rivers. 91 pages
Project Concept Note
Report - 9 pages
Presentation for the Pacific Climate Change Roundtable (July, 2013)
12 page Executive Summary (May, 2013)
Census information. 24 pages.
31 pages. Report prepared by Ipia Gadabu, National Statistics Office
Census Report - 217 pages.
A direct internet link to a time series data of Environmental Health indicators for Nauru as listed on the SPC website. Data include;
1. Proportion of Population and Households with access to Improved Drinking Water
2. Proportion of Population and Households with access to Improved Sanitation