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Paper: The Shielding of Inbound Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields at Workplaces
Latvia Created: 11 Sep 2014
The emergence of new technologies and increased use of wireless voice and data transmissions has increased the human exposure to the radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic fields (EMFs).

Effective reduction measures of these fields have become more relevant in risk management at workplaces. Not only occupational health, but also counter-espionage and low electromagnetic interference are important arguments for RF EMF mitigation.

This study investigates the most commonly used mitigation materials and methods of RF EMFs.

The materials investigated in this study included: a graphite based paint; a wire netting; a foil paper; a metalized fabric; a transparent conductive film and other solutions.

The study undertook two kinds of measurements: 1) a semi-controlled environment was created to test the mitigation materials/methods under equal conditions, 2) measurements were conducted before and after the implementation of the intervention measures in the actual living and working environments.

The results revealed great differences in various mitigation materials and methods: under semicontrolled conditions the best shielding capability was achieved by metallized fabric, followed by iron wire netting and foil paper. Iron bars produced moderate screening whereas graphite paint and metallic frame proved to have little effect.
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Source: Scientific Journal of RTU, Ahonen M. et al, 09 Sep 2014

Germany Fights Population Drop (as fertility plunges)
Germany Created: 10 Sep 2014
SONNEBERG, Germany — At first glance, this town in central Germany, with rows of large houses built when it was a thriving center of toy manufacturing, looks tidy and prosperous. But Heiko Voigt, the deputy mayor here, can point out dozens of vacant homes that he doubts will ever be sold.

The reality is that the German population is shrinking and towns like this one are working hard to hide the emptiness. Mr. Voigt has already supervised the demolition of 60 houses and 12 apartment blocs, strategically injecting grassy patches into once-dense complexes.

“We are trying to keep the town looking good,” he said.

There is perhaps nowhere better than the German countryside to see the dawning impact of Europe’s plunge in fertility rates over the decades, a problem that has frightening implications for the economy and the psyche of the Continent. In some areas, there are now abundant overgrown yards, boarded-up windows and concerns about sewage systems too empty to work properly. The work force is rapidly graying, and assembly lines are being redesigned to minimize bending and lifting.

In its most recent census, Germany discovered it had lost 1.5 million inhabitants. By 2060, experts say, the country could shrink by an additional 19 percent, to about 66 million.

Demographers say a similar future awaits other European countries, and the issue grows more pressing every day as Europe’s seemingly endless economic troubles accelerate the decline. But bogged down with failed banks and dwindling budgets, few are in any position to do anything about it.

Germany, however, an island of prosperity, is spending heavily to find ways out of the doom-and-gloom predictions, and it would seem ideally placed to show the Continent the way. So far, though, even while spending $265 billion a year on family subsidies, Germany has proved only how hard it can be. That is in part because the solution lies in remaking values, customs and attitudes in a country that has a troubled history with accepting immigrants and where working women with children are still tagged with the label “raven mothers,” implying neglectfulness.

If Germany is to avoid a major labor shortage, experts say, it will have to find ways to keep older workers in their jobs, after decades of pushing them toward early retirement, and it will have to attract immigrants and make them feel welcome enough to make a life here. It will also need to get more women into the work force while at the same time encouraging them to have more children, a difficult change for a country that has long glorified stay-at-home mothers.

There is little doubt about the urgency of the crisis for Europe. Several recent studies show that historically high unemployment rates — in excess of 50 percent among youths — in countries like Greece, Italy and Spain are further discouraging young people from having children. According to the European Union, the total number of live births in 31 European countries fell by 3.5 percent, to 5.4 million from 5.6 million, between 2008 and 2011. In 1960 about 7.5 million children were born in 27 European countries.

Even before those trends were detected, many countries in Europe were expected to shrink by 2060; some, like Latvia and Bulgaria, even more than Germany. And the proportion of elderly will become burdensome. There are about four workers for every pensioner in the European Union. By 2060, the average will drop to two, according to the European Union’s 2012 report on aging.

Some experts worry that Germany has already waited too long to tackle the issue. But others say that is too pessimistic. In any case, in Germany the issue is front and center now.

Large families began to go out of fashion in what was then West Germany in the 1970s, when the country prospered and the fertility rate began dropping to about 1.4 children per woman and then pretty much stayed there, far below the rate of 2.1 children that keeps a population stable. Other countries followed, but not all. There is a band of fertility in Europe, stretching from France to Britain and the Scandinavian countries, helped along by immigrants and social services that support working women.

Raising fertility levels in Germany has not proved easy. Critics say the country has accomplished very little in throwing money at families in a system of benefits and tax breaks that includes allowances for children and stay-at-home mothers, and a tax break for married couples.

Demographers say that a far better investment would be to support women juggling motherhood and careers by expanding day care and after-school programs. They say recent data show that growth in fertility is more likely to come from them.

“If you look closely at the numbers, what you see is the higher the gender equality, the higher the birthrate,” said Reiner Klingholz of the Berlin Institute for Population and Development.

But undoing years of subsidies for traditional households is difficult. “Touching those is political suicide,” said Michaela Kreyenfeld of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany.

In the meantime, mothers trying to work here face obstacles that discourage large families. Though Germany recently enacted a law guaranteeing day care for all children over 12 months, compared with 3 years and older before, experts say there is still a shortage of affordable facilities. Further, many schools let out at noon, and there are few after-school programs.

Melanie Vogel, 39, of Bonn, found that trying to blend work and motherhood was so lonely, dispiriting and expensive that she decided to have one child. None of her friends worked full time, her mother-in-law made clear she disapproved, and so did clients in the job fair company she runs with her husband.

“Before my son was born, I was Melanie, a working businesswoman,” Mrs. Vogel said. “But after my son was born, to a lot of people, I was just a mother.”

Many working mothers find themselves quickly pushed into poorly paid “mini” jobs — perhaps 17 hours a week for about $600 a month. More than four million working women in Germany, about a quarter of the female work force, hold such jobs.

Another way to adjust to the population decline is to get older workers to postpone retirement. The German government is raising the retirement age incrementally to 67 from 65, and companies have moved fast to adapt. The share of people ages 55 to 64 in the work force had risen to 61.5 percent in 2012, from 38.9 percent in 2002.

Volkswagen has redesigned its assembly line to ease the bending and overhead work that put excessive strain on workers’ bodies. About three years ago, they began using reclining swivel seats that provide back support even for hard-to-reach spots in the automobiles they are building, and the installation of heavy parts like wheels and front ends is now often fully automated.

Other companies are offering flexible hours to appeal to older workers. Hans Driescher, a physicist trained in the former East, is 74 and still on the job at the German Aerospace Center almost a decade after he reached the mandatory retirement age. He started out working 55 hours a month, but has now cut down to 24. He spends the summer in his garden and works the rest of the year.

With high unemployment rates across most of Southern and Eastern Europe, Germany is in a good position to increase its labor pool by plucking the best and the brightest from its neighbors, and it has begun to do so.

Yet, with hundreds of thousands of skilled jobs unfilled, some executives believe Germany should change its immigration laws and accept foreign credentials to compete for workers with other aging countries.

Germany’s experience with integrating foreign workers in the past, particularly the country’s large Turkish minority, has proved difficult, and many government officials and business leaders are examining Germany’s culture, eager to do what it takes to be hospitable.

But whether they will succeed is unclear. A recent study found that more than half the Greeks and Spaniards who came to Germany left within a year. Many arrivals are young and highly qualified and see a global market for their skills. And many, given the opportunity, will probably go home, experts say. Immigration in general has become more temporary, and moving across borders in Europe is especially easy.

“I think the answer is that we need to look outside Europe,” Dr. Klingholz said.
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Source: New York Times, SUZANNE DALEY and NICHOLAS KULISH, 13 Aug 2013

The SCENIHR Report 2014 and The Suppression of Dr. Lennart Hardell’s Science
Australia Created: 10 Sep 2014
Based upon a conversation I’ve had with a scientist who spent a year at IARC, there seems to be a cabal of influential scientists who patently dismiss the epidemiologic research on wireless phone use and brain tumor risk conducted by Dr Hardell and his colleagues. To ignore this path-breaking research is akin to burying one’s head in the sand. Moreover, such anti-scientific behavior is an impediment to the advancement of knowledge and the protection of public health. I suspect that many of these individuals, despite their protestations to the contrary, have serious conflicts of interest due to dependence on the wireless industry for much of their research funding.

From Joel M Moskowitz, PhD Director, Center for Family and Community Health School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Center: http://cfch.berkeley.edu

EM Radiation Research Trust recently sent the following letter to the EU Ombudsman regarding SCENIHR Suppression of Science and Dr. Hardell’s Research.

*SNIP* read the entire article via the source link below...
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Source: EMFacts, Don Maisch / Joel M Moskowitz, 10 Sep 2014

REPORT: USAF – RF/Microwave Radiation Biological Effects (1994)
USA Created: 9 Sep 2014
“Nonthermal responses can be less noticeable and are often more difficult to explain than thermal effects. These responses are related to the disturbances in the tissue not caused by heating. Electromagnetic fields can interact with the bioelectric functions of the irradiated human tissue. Research conducted in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe suggests that the human body may be more sensitive to the nonthermal effects of RF/MW radiation.”

Read and download the complete 32-page report here: USAF Report 1994 Biological-Effects
Kim Goldberg
http://electroplague.com/author/pigsquash/
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Source: Kim Goldberg/Agnes Ingvarsdottir

Australia's toxic nuclear past: Maralinga By Frank Walker (and the untold tragedy of Brian Dunlop)
Australia Created: 9 Sep 2014
Investigative journalist Frank Walker’s Maralinga is a must-read true story of the abuse of our servicemen, scientists treating the Australian population as lab rats and politicians sacrificing their own people in the pursuit of power. During the Menzies era, with the blessing of the Prime Minister, the British government exploded twelve atomic bombs on Australian soil. RAAF pilots were ordered to fly into nuclear mushroom clouds, soldiers told to walk into radioactive ground zero, sailors retrieved highly contaminated debris – none of them aware of the dangers they faced. But the betrayal didn’t end with these servicemen. Secret monitoring stations were set up around the country to measure radiation levels and a clandestine decades-long project stole bones from dead babies to see how much fallout had contaminated their bodies – their grieving parents were never told. This chilling expose’ drawn from extensive research and interviews with surviving veterans reveals the betrayal of our troops and our country.
EMFacts Consultancy.
http://www.emfacts.com/2014/09/australias-toxic-nuclear-past-maralinga-by-frank-walker-and-the-untold-tragedy-of-brian-dunlop/
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Source: Don Maish/Agnes Ingvarsdottir

An eye opener about cell phones and WiFi
USA Created: 7 Sep 2014
An eye opener about cell phones and WiFi.The information on this web site could save your life!! Should be read by ALL!

THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION CLASSIFIES MICROWAVES EMITTED BY ALL WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEVICES AS A CLASS 2B CARCINOGEN (Smartmeters, WiFi, Cell Phones).

World Health Organization finds positive association between Wireless and Brain Cancer. European Union recommends a BAN of all wireless from school classrooms. Belgium bans cell phones from children due to health effects. Instead United States maximizes our children’s exposure to CARCINOGENIC, NEUROTOXIC, GENOTOXIC wireless microwaves.

Vice President BIDEN’S 44 YEAR OLD SON BEAU BIDEN LATEST VICTIM BRAIN TUMOR from wireless use. How many more innocent people have to develop tumors – Already Lebron James, Steve Jobs, Johnnie Cochran, Mark Ruffalo, Sheryl Crow, Jim Kelly?
We need to minimize our population’s exposure to wireless Radio Frequency Radiation by promoting Wired vs Wireless alternatives to access the internet and phoning

We need to educate people how to minimize their exposure given their current use of wireless

We need to develop less bioactive microwave frequencies to carry data used by wireless

We need to mandate wired headsets be used with all cell phones sold to prevent brain tumors

We need to mandate wireless carries develop products which minimize users exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation exposure

We need to stop promoting wireless technology use by children and multiple device use and multiple environment and almost continuous use of wireless by many people to allow cells to recover and repair from Radio Frequency Radiation exposure.

s stated clearly in House of Representatives Bill HR 6358 The Cell Phone Right to Know Bill Introduced by Dennis Kucinich:

We need to warn our population clearly of possible health effects due to Radio Frequency Radiation emitted by wireless

We need to establish actual safety standards for wireless technology which take into account non-thermal effects and which are biologically based.

We need to fund much more independent research not funded by the wireless industry themselves examining the health effects due to Radio Frequency Radiation emitted by wireless given the extensive use of wireless by our population​.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT KEVIN MOTTUS:

http://www.kevinmottus2014.com/

http://boilthefrogradio.com/kevin-mottus-joins-the-show/
Listen to the information,it is very vital.
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Source: Robert Riedlinger/Agnes Ingvarsdottir

SCENIHR Scandal: EU Commission investigates itself and finds ...nothing!
Luxembourg Created: 5 Sep 2014
Response from John Ryan, acting director of Health and Consumers Directorate-General to Iris Atzmon.

Read the letter (PDF) via the source link below...
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Source: Health and Consumers Directorate-General, John F. Ryan, 05 Sep 2014

REPORT: DIA – Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Radiation (1976)
Canada Created: 5 Sep 2014
In March 1976, the US Defense Intelligence Agency published an astounding report titled “Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Radiation (Radiowaves and Microwaves)
– Eurasian Communist Countries.” The 34-page report analyzes numerous Soviet and Eastern bloc research studies that demonstrate a wide-range of adverse biological
effects caused by exposure to radio frequency radiation and microwaves. In its Summary on page vii, the report states:
“If the more advanced nations of the West are strict in the enforcement of stringent exposure standards, there could be unfavorable effects on industrial output and military functions.”

The above statement and the entire report quite clearly reveal what the government knew and when it knew it.
This also reveals WHY Western governments have subsequently been unwilling to acknowledge the bio-toxic effects of wireless systems or the legitimacy of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS), and why “safe limits” of exposure have been raised in subsequent years when, in fact,
they need to be lowered.

Read the full 34-page report here: DIA Report-1976.:
https://electroplague.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/dia-report-1976.pdf

-Kim Goldberg
http://electroplague.com/author/pigsquash/
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Source: Kim Goldberg/Agnes Ingvarsdottir

Hypothesis on mechanism for the ELF-EMF-induced biological effects
Finland Created: 3 Sep 2014
As the Chief Editor of the Frontiers in Radiation and Health (a specialty of the Frontiers in Public Health) it is my pleasure to announce that the FiR&H journal has just published its second article. The final version of the hypothesis article by Mats-Olof Mattsson and Myrtil Simko: “Grouping of experimental conditions as an approach to evaluate effects of extremely low-frequency magnetic fields on oxidative response in in vitro studies” is now freely available in open access system to all readers.

In the abstract of the article, the authors state:

“…A large body of literature deals with biological effects of extremely low-frequency magnetic fields (ELF MFs) studied in vitro. Despite the multitude of studies, no coherent picture has evolved regarding the plausibility of effects at low-flux densities or regarding the interaction mechanisms. Here, we propose that ELF MF exposure in vitro causes changes in oxidative status as an early response. We tested this hypothesis by scrutinizing the literature and applying a grouping approach for analyzing relevant biological properties and exposure conditions. A total of 41 scientific original publications were analyzed for this purpose. The conclusion from the work is that ELF MF (modulated or unmodulated) consistently can influence the oxidative status, at or above 1 mT, in a broad range of cell types and independent of exposure duration. A response at lower flux densities is seen in certain studies, although not consistently. Further studies with stringent protocols for sham exposure, blinding, and statistical analysis as well as appropriate positive controls are needed to establish if true dose-relationships for effects on oxidative status exist…”

The article was received in the editorial office on 01 August 2014; pending acceptance version was published on-line on 14 August 2014; Paper was formally accepted on 19 August 2014; the final version was published on-line on 02 September 2014.

The article was edited by:

Dariusz Leszczynski, University of Helsinki, Finland

The article was reviewed by:

Rony Seger, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Marko Markov, Research International, USA
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Source: Dariusz Leszczynski, PhD/Agnes

250,000 Workers Unknowingly Exposed to Harmful RF Radiation Every Year
USA Created: 3 Sep 2014
The vidio talks for itself, please take the timer to watch, it is only short
Sent to us by E-mail.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1Otn49-KFc&feature=youtu.be
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Source: Agnes Ingvarsdottir

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