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Explainer: Deep-sea mining

Explainer: Deep-sea mining

Negotiations on the future of deep-sea mining are due to begin again in December. But are we any closer to actual extraction of minerals from the ocean floor? What is deep-sea mining? It’s the process of retrieving mineral deposits from the deep-sea floor. This is the area more than 200 metres below sea level. It…

FREQUENCIES USED IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS – An Integrated Radiobiological Assessment

ORSAA is the Oceania Radiofrequency Scientific Advisory Association Inc(www.orsaa.org). ORSAA is a not-for-profit group of independent researchersinvestigating the biological and health effects of man-made electromagnetic fields andradiation. ORSAA has collated the world’s largest online database of papers publishedthis area (ODEB). Over two thirds of the published, peer reviewed papers showeffects. ORSAA was asked by Yuri…

Massive Geomagnetic Storm: Coronal Mass Ejection From the Sun Could Knock Out the Power Grid and Internet

Massive Geomagnetic Storm: Coronal Mass Ejection From the Sun Could Knock Out the Power Grid and Internet

Telegraph networks all throughout the globe failed catastrophically on September 1 and 2, 1859. The telegraph operators reported feeling electrical shocks, telegraph paper catching fire, and being able to operate equipment without batteries. The aurora borealis, sometimes known as the northern lights, could be seen as far south as Colombia in the evenings. This phenomenon…

Mining the sacred – Questions for a sustainable relationship with the Earth

Mining the sacred – Questions for a sustainable relationship with the Earth

In order to produce and preserve food, deliver electricity, manufacture and operate computers, access networks, data centers, “renewable” solar and wind systems, motorized vehicles (including tractors and electric vehicles) and so much more, our society depends on extracted ores and fossil fuels. Manufacturing one smartphone requires hundreds of substances, including copper, gold, silver, cerium, cobalt,…

Collective action against the ANSES public consultation on 5G

Collective action against the ANSES public consultation on 5G

Five associations* that participated in the public consultation opened by ANSES on the expert report and the associated opinion published on April 20, 2021 on “Population exposure to electromagnetic fields associated with the deployment of 5G communication technology and the related health effects” have sent an informal appeal to Mr. Roger Genet, Director General of…

An “Emergency” Cease and Desist Order Sent to Verizon

The Pittsfield Massachusetts City Board of Health sent a Emergency “Cease & Desist” order to Verizon “to protect the public health” after over a year of research investigating the numerous reports of physical health issues by families living in the neighborhood near the tower after the tower became operational in 2020. The order has been received…

32 New Papers on Electromagnetic Fields and Biology or Health

I have been circulating abstracts of newly-published scientific papers on wireless radiation and electromagnetic fields (EMF) about once a month since 2016. Several hundred EMF scientists around the world receive these updates. The complete collection of these papers contains more than 1,500 abstracts.                                              To see abstracts for the most recent papers or to download the 1,234-page document (pdf) go…

The UK Million Women Study of Cell Phone Use and Brain Tumor Risk

Preliminary comments on “Cellular Telephone Use and the Risk of Brain Tumors: Update of the UK Million Women Study” March 30, 2022 (Updated 4/1/2022) Like the earlier cell phone-brain tumor risk study that used data from the UK Million Women study (Benson et al., 2013), the current study (Schüz et al., 2022) is methodologically unsound due to…

Northrop Grumman announces 5G defense partnership with AT&T

Northrop Grumman announces 5G defense partnership with AT&T

Defense giant Northrop Grumman and AT&T are partnering to create what will be a “military Internet of Things” where sensors, weapons and data will all be connected by a 5G network. Driving the news: Kathy Warden, Northrop Grumman CEO and president, announced the partnership Tuesday at the Axios What’s Next summit in Washington, D.C. The…

Special Appeal to Canadians: Act Now for the Right To A Healthy Environment!

Please contact Canada’s Senators to have wireless radiation, such as that emitted from cell tower antennas and other wireless infrastructure, included in Canada’s top legislation for protecting environmental health.” NB: The updated April 2022 white paper by Prevent Cancer Now and Canadians for Safe Technology includes, on page 2, the proposed wording that a senator could use for a motion for this amendment….