Citizens for Safe Technology
Empowering the public to protect children
and nature from unsafe wireless technologies.
Evidence now exists that plants and trees are also adversely affected by electromagnetic frequency (EMF) and radiofrequency (RF) fields.
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CBC Radio One - The Current - May 1, 2014
The call of the Wild could soon be interrupted by another form of technology. Parks Canada's intent to bring WiFi to 15 to 20 of its parks and sites by this summer has ignited a wave of criticism from some of the country's best known nature lovers. We've got the debate. . .
CTV - PARKS CANADA DEFENDS WI-FI HOTSPOTS, says they won't be in "back country".
CONTACT PARKS CANADA
Canada's national parks plan to add wireless access in some locations
OTTAWA -- The quiet solitude and refuge from the connected world that many Canadians yearn for will soon be no more in dozens of Canada's wilderness zones.
Parks Canada wants to install wireless Internet access hotspots at up to 50 of its parks this year, and it expects to triple that number soon afterward.
The agency is requesting tenders from contractors to install Internet access points at 150 locations over the next three years.
CBC's THE CURRENT, May 1, 2014 - Wi-Fi in some of Canada's national parks get a fuzzy reception from campers
A Short Film
Published on Mar 16, 2014
We are the voice of every living thing there is." Thank you Sandlephon.
Narrators of We Are All One: Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Oren Lyons and Russell Means. Native American words of wisdom and our link to all life and the future of our planet.
Personal commentary: Whether you know it or not, like it or not, want it or not, we are engaged in a struggle that concerns every living being on our planet, the human spirit, and defending the earth against further environmental destruction. All life is sacred and a beautiful gift that must be respected and protected at all cost.
Earth's dependence on fossil fuels, coal mining, fracking and nuclear plants are not needed at all. Yet the powers that be continue to keep humanity chained to dirty energy, create wars for it, destroy the environment, poison ground water and harm mother Earth so we can continue using the same old techniques that generate trillions of dollars for those at the top of the energy industry. This can't go on. We need to change things now, not in 2015, 2020, 2030 - NOW! The future of our planet and all life depend on it.
Tesla Technology: 5 Bladeless and Silent Turbines About to Revolutionize Energy Production [includes videos]:
Prevent Disease: "Free Energy Is An Absolute Imperative For the Future of the Earth and Humanity"
Free-Energy Devices will Revolutionize Our Way of Life."
The Purpose: Is to change the global markets to protect the ecosystems of our beautiful world. Every single person should make aware choices in order to preserve and help our ecosystems thrive, not perish. Individuals have the power to make a huge difference and hold corporations accountable for the environmental destruction that is happening everywhere. People are the consumers in this world, what we don't buy, doesn't sell. Visit the website: http://www.weareallone-support.org
Oren Lyons: In an era of self-promotion, Oren Lyons represents the antithesis of celebrity. When he converses about serious issues, no insistent ego comes to the fore, no desire to be seen as an important or wise person. His voice is but one in a long series, as he sees it, and the wisdom belongs not to him but to the tradition for which he speaks. HERE
In Memory of:
Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman, also known as Kanghi Duta, 1936 - 2007, Native American leader, scene actor, musician, political activist and cultural ambassador.
and Russell Charles Means - a modern day Oglala Sioux warrior, screen actor and activist for the rights of Native American people 1939 - 2012. http://www.russellmeans.com/
(documentary film) by James Russell
Comment: This may be one of the most important documentaries ever made. You will need almost 90 minutes to watch the entire film, but it is time well spent. Anyone using wireless devices should watch this film.
RESONANCE is an eye opening documentary which reveals the harm we are doing by existing in an ocean of man made wireless frequencies.
Two billion years ago life first arrived on this planet; a planet, which was filled with a natural frequency. As life slowly evolved, it did so surrounded by this frequency. and Inevitably, it began tuning in.
By the time mankind arrived on earth an incredible relationship had been struck; a relationship that science is just beginning to comprehend.
Research is showing that being exposed to this frequency is absolutely integral to us. It controls our mental and physical health, it synchronizes our circadian rhythms, and it aids our immune system and improves our sense of wellbeing.
Not only are we surrounded by natural frequencies, our bodies are filled with them too. Our cells communicate using electro magnetic frequencies. Our brain emits a constant stream of frequencies and our DNA delivers instructions, using frequency waves. Without them we couldn't exist for more than a second.
This delicate balance has taken billions of years to perfect. But over the last 25 years the harmony has been disturbed. and disturbed dramatically.
Mankind has submerged itself in an ocean of artificial frequencies. They are all around us, filling the air and drowning out the earth's natural resonance.
To the naked eye the planet appears to be the same. But at a cellular level it is the biggest change that life on earth has endured; the effects of which we are just starting to see and feel.
Mast Sanity: http://www.mastsanity.org/
BBC News Science and Environment Report
"Several species' vision was studied by an international team to identify this ultra-violet (UV) sensitivity.
"The findings, published in the journal Conservation Biology, claimed habitats and migration could be disrupted.
"The flashes, or corona, occur when charge builds up in a cable and is released into the air.
"The international team, including scientists from University College London and the Arctic University of Norway, measured the spectrum of light emitted by these bursts of charge.
"They worked out that although the light was invisible to us, it contained wavelengths seen by many other mammals. . . .
Bibliography of 149 studies reporting significant effects of electromagnetic fields on birds, bees, frogs and other animals. Updated June 2012
Here are references and links to 153 articles reporting significant effects from EMF exposures on wildlife and domestic animals. The current ICNIRP's safety guidelines for radiofrequency exposures were onlydeveloped to protect healthy adult males from exposures lasting 6 minutes. How much evidence is needed before we apply the precautionary principle?
Wi-Fi in Schools Australia (website)
"Globally, an increasing scientific understanding is rapidly emerging that wireless technologies are causing harm to wildlife and our domestic animals.
"Alfonso Balmoro (PhD), a wildlife biologist from Spain, claims electromagnetic radiation is a potential cause for the decline of animal populations and for the deterioration of plant health near mobile phone masts. He explains that microwave and radiofrequency pollution create long term health effects to wildlife because the phone masts are irradiating continuously, (A. Balmori, Electromagnetic pollution from phone masts. Effects on wildlife, Pathophysiology -2009).
"Research studies show that harmful effects have been observed on an array of animals including bees, worms, fruit flies, amphibians, rats, monkeys, birds, bird eggs and varieties of livestock. www.livingplanet.be/emranimals.htm
"One explanation for some of the harmful effects is related to magnetite which occurs naturally as part of the animal's physiology. Magnetite has a navigational function used by animals including bees, butterflies, birds, fish and dolphins. Around mobile phone towers for example, interference to the bird's magnetic navigation attributes to nests containing fewer eggs and chicks showing deformities and subsequently, populations of bird species are in decline. . . .
"The ever increasing use of wireless technologies clearly means that helping our wildlife and animals has never been more urgent."
Climate change will not only change the planet we live on but it will "threaten to disrupt the physical, biological and ecological life support systems on which human health depends. Primary health care has an important role in preparing for and responding to these changes."
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The Lancet: supplementary video clip included
'The residents of Agbogbloshie, a town of around 40 000 people near Accra, Ghana, depend on discarded electronic equipment for their survival. Used fridges, computers, mobile phones, and other electronic devices are collected, dismantled, and processed to extract valuable components--such as copper and gold--earning residents less than US$1 per day. The town, the industry, and the health consequences provide a microcosm of a major emerging public health threat in the developing world--that of electronic waste (e-waste) recycling.
"Much e-waste (estimated to total 4.6 million tons in 2012) originates in developed countries. Treaties such as the 1989 Basel Convention prohibit the export of defunct electronic equipment for disposal in developing countries. However, a loophole that allows the export of electronic equipment for re-use results in most of this retired equipment ending up in developing countries--a problem exacerbated by a lack of resources to test equipment for functionality. E-waste output from developing countries is also rising rapidly, and will soon overtake the developed world as the dominant source. . . .
"The first step is to ensure global recognition of the problem. It is therefore welcome that WHO has convened a working group to address the issue of e-waste, with a particular emphasis on children's health. Second, a thorough analysis of the benefits to communities, countries, and the environment of safe recycling needs to be undertaken to ensure that incentives to promote safe, regulated, and recompensed recycling can be developed; such an approach will provide a much wider range of policy levers than simply focusing on a better understanding of the risks of e-waste recycling, important though this is. Third, regulation at both global and local levels needs to be tightened and enforced to ensure that developing countries do not act as an unsafe processing ground for the world's e-waste. Fourth, local communities need to be engaged in continuing to collect data to further research into the effects of e-waste and the effectiveness of safety interventions.
"Finally, it is imperative that the source of the problem is addressed. Producers of electronic equipment can and should ensure that their products are less wasteful; developing longer life, more durable equipment, ensuring accessories are compatible across brands, and taking responsibility for safe recycling pathways for products will help. But most importantly, the solution rests, in large part, with all of us reining in wasteful consumer habits.
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Citizens For Safe Technology
"Wi-Fi: Is It Safe?"
Citizens for Safe Technology is a not-for-profit educational society made up of parents, grandparents, teachers, business professionals, scientists, politicians and lawyers concerned about the exponential increase in public exposure to harmful wireless technologies.
We believe a profound urgency exists to protect the unsuspecting public, especially children, youth and pregnant mothers from unsafe wireless technologies.
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