• 12 APR 16

    Endocrine disruptors’ link to infertility confirmed (but what is more important?)

    The emerging danger to future human generations from our exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals which are found in plastics is becoming a major concern in the US and Europe. For example in 2009 ,testing in the US found more than 200 Chemicals in newborn umbilical cord blood. In Sweden in the 1990’s Research supported by the Karolinska Institute found that since 1972 there have been significant annual increases of brominated flame retardants (related to PCBs) in human breast milk.

    Despite the clear scientific evidence that endocrine disruptors pose a substantial risk to public health, the European Commission has refrained from introducing firm measures that would finally limit their use. This is a result of the continuing campaign of maintaining scientific uncertainty from the European chemical/plastics industry sector who argue that it is unscientific to legislate any precautions without first having absolute scientific certainty that harm exists.(Sound familiar?). This viewpoint is clearly seen in the concluding sentence of the following article from Euractive.com.

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    • 14 FEB 16

    Argentine and Brazilian doctors suspect mosquito insecticide as cause of microcephaly

    From The Ecologist:

    Claire Robinson / GMWatch
    10th February 2016


    With the proposed connection between the Zika virus and Brazil’s outbreak of microcephaly in new born babies looking increasingly tenuous, Latin American doctors are proposing another possible cause: Pyriproxyfen, a pesticide used in Brazil since 2014 to arrest the development of mosquito larvae in drinking water tanks. Might the ‘cure’ in fact be the poison?


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    • 25 NOV 15

    Appin Hall Children’s Foundation End-of-Year Newsletter 2015

    NOTE: This posting is a follow-up from my posting of August 26 2015

    From Ronnie Burns, founder of Appin Hall.


    In July this year, Appin Hall received notice regarding an application to Kentish Council that the NBNCo (+ Ericsson Australia) were proposing to erect a 60met high telecommunications facility within 20met of our northern neighbouring property. In response to this development application, we submitted a Letter of Objection to Kentish Council based on the fact that many of our clients (children suffering serious illness) are already compromised due to
    illness, treatment + chemotherapy.

    After months of begging the powers that be: Local Council, the Tasmanian Government and the then Communications Minister, Malcolm Turnbull (and others) the outcome was that no response was forthcoming…

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    • 17 NOV 15

    Off Topic: Waleed Aly: Here’s What ISIL Want, And How We Stop Them

    Waleed Aly is a well known TV presenter as well as a leader in the Australian Muslim community. I highly recommend viewing his excellent analysis of the current ISIL madness.


    From Getup:

    In times like these, we inevitably hear from voices calling us to division, not unity. These voices call on us to close our minds and shut our hearts. But here’s Waleed Aly on why that’s exactly what ISIL wants – and why it’s our job not to let them:

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    • 12 OCT 15

    The Energy Networks Association is inviting submissions from the community on the Draft ENA EMF Handbook.

    From the Energy Networks Association

    Good afternoon,

    The Energy Networks Association is inviting submissions from the community on the Draft ENA EMF Handbook.

    The purpose of the Handbook is to provide common, industry-wide information for guidance to the Australian electricity distribution and transmission industry to manage the EMF issue responsibly in accordance with the ENA EMF Policy. The Handbook includes:

    – background information on electric and magnetic fields
    – an overview of the health debate
    – a summary of relevant national and international guidelines and standards
    – guidance for assessment of compliance with the guidelines and standards
    – guidance on the application of prudent avoidance / precaution.
    – All submissions will be reviewed and considered in developing the final ENA EMF Handbook. The final handbook and responses to submissions made will be published on this website.

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    • 26 AUG 15

    NBN tower madness in Tasmania

    Just this morning I heard that NBNco is planning on erecting a 60 metre high transmission tower just 20 meters from the Appin Hall Children’s Foundation, a respite facility for children with serious illnesses in Erriba Tasmania. Please visit change.org web site and sign the petition about this insane act of arrogance by NBNco.

    Quoting from the website:

    Proposed Telecommunications Tower Installation near Appin Hall Children’s Foundation Respite Centre – Tasmania

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    • 25 AUG 15

    Science Is No Longer Truth: Death of Democracy and Knowledge (and the next US election)

    From the Dr Mercola web site:

    Following is an excerpt from the end of the excellent article

    When Science Is No Longer the Truth…

    Our society is largely built on the idea that science can help us make good, solid decisions. But now we’re facing a world so rife with problems caused by the very sciences that were supposed to keep us healthy, safe, and productive, it’s quite clear that we’re heading toward more than one proverbial brick wall. In a sense, the fundamental role of science itself has been hijacked for selfish gain. Looking back, you can now see that the preferred business model of an industry was created first, followed by “scientific evidence” that supports the established business model.

    When the science doesn’t support the company’s economic gains, it’s swept under the rug, even if people are dying and the planet is becoming irreparably poisoned as a result. Today we live in a world where chemical companies and biotech giants can easily buy and pay for their own research studies, as well as the lobbying to support whatever legislation they need passed in their favor. Conflicts of interest have become the norm within virtually all fields of science, which creates a completely unworkable – and dangerous – situation in the long run.
    And after you read the above article Google “Hillary Clinton and Monsanto”. For example:

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    • 22 AUG 15

    Watch Mobilize for FREE- for the next 72 hours only

    From Lloyd Burrell

    For 3 days only, I’m pleased to bring to your readers a FREE STREAM of Kevin Kunze’s acclaimed film MOBILIZE.


    “Mobilize is an investigative documentary that explores the potential long-term health effects from cell phone radiation, including cancer and infertility. The film examines the most recent scientific research, follows national legislative efforts, and illuminates the influence that technology companies have on public health. Mobilize features interviews with numerous doctors, politicians, cancer patients, and technology experts.

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    • 08 JUN 15

    Swedish cancer researcher paid by the Swedish Cancer Society has for long time worked for industry to deny cancer risks

    From Lennart Hardell’s blog:


    In 2013 more than 61,000 new cancer cases were reported to the Swedish Cancer Register. This was all time high and may be compared with e.g. 1970 with 28,000 cases. The increase is remarkable even if age and population number is considered.

    The Swedish Cancer Society has for long time dominated as a sponsor of cancer research. Much has been achieved in microbiology and treatment. However, the Cancer Society has a less prominent history as to cancer prevention, especially regarding chemical risk factors such as pesticides, dioxins, and PCB.

    In contrast, in a recent article in NewsVoice we are told that a Swedish cancer researcher with large funds from the Cancer Society, and even a personal employment to diminish cancer risks, for long time has worked for industry to deny cancer risks.

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    • 26 MAY 15

    Here’s a smart doll from the Twilight Zone!

    Following on from the last posting on creepy Google wi-fi enabled toys see this Twilight Zone clip on “Talky Tina — Living Doll” from the Two Minute Twilight Zone Project — Season 5, Episode 6


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    • 08 MAY 15

    Press release from the Global Union Against Radiation Deployment from Space


    Sent in by Sarah Benson for distribution:

    Global Union Against Radiation Deployment from Space

    For Immediate Release

    Date: March 25, 2015
    Who: Global Union Against Radiation Deployment from Space (GUARDS)
    Contact: Ed Friedman, Maine USA, 207-666-3372 edfomb@comcast.net

    Planned Global WiFi from Space Will Destroy Ozone Layer,
    Worsen Climate Change, and Threaten Life on Earth

    Five companies are gearing up to provide high-speed global WiFi coverage from space within the next three to four years. This would be an ecological and public health nightmare, according to a recently-formed international coalition: the Global Union Against Radiation Deployment from Space (GUARDS).

    According to GUARDS, the extensive satellite networks required will endanger the ozone layer and significantly contribute to climate change. Rocket exhaust contains ozone-destroying chlorine, water vapor (a greenhouse gas), and aluminum oxide particles, which seed stratospheric clouds. Complete ozone destruction is observed in the exhaust plumes of rockets.

    The New York Times (May 14, 1991, p. 4) quoted Aleksandr Dunayev of the Russian Space Agency saying “About 300 launches of the space shuttle each year would be a catastrophe and the ozone layer would be completely destroyed.”


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    • 15 MAR 15

    Off topic: America’s F-35 Joint Strike fighter. The worst plane ever but Australia still wants them.

    PREVIOUSLY: In April 2014 the Australian Abbott government gave its approval for the purchase of 58 additional F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (JSFs) at a cost of $12.4 billion – making it the nation’s most expensive Defence asset. The extra aircraft is supposed to bring Australia’s total Joint Strike Fighter force to 72 aircraft, with the first of them to enter service in 2020.

    From the Was is Boring blog, March 15, 2015:

    F-35 Still Years Away From Being Ready for Combat


    The F-35 continues to fail the most basic requirements for combat aircraft and common sense. Despite reforms, the F-35 continues to be unaffordable, its engines continue to be susceptible to fire, and the Pentagon continues to misrepresent its performance.

    Below are just a few of the issues identified in a recent report from the Defense Department’s Director of Operational Test and Evaluation: SNIP

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    • 24 NOV 14

    Andrew Marino philosophizes on “EMF Experts”

    Quoting from the website of Andrew Marino:

    EMF experts sound erudite, but when they make mistakes they do so in characteristic ways, so they always betray themselves. The environmental science of EMFs consists of both knowledge and justice, so each element should be reflected in the character of anyone who is truly an expert. We can classify the different kinds of mistaken experts based on what they lack.

    There are industry experts who make their living by providing negative judgments, irrespective of what environmental science requires. These experts love money, which they seek above everything else. They see themselves as completely free to say anything in pursuit of money and prestige. Their minds are formless in the sense that they have no idea what truth is.

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    • 24 NOV 14

    Magnetic fields and other issues regarding hybrid and electric cars

    From Alasdair Philips


    In response to a question posed to him on the effectiveness of shielding against EMF levels inside hybrid cars

    Nothing really screens ELF magnetic fields in practice. Most materials are for RF fields only and screen the electric component that therefore stops the radiated wave. This is not the case for ELF and VLF fields. (c. 3 Hz to 300 kHz). You need to enclose either the source or yourself in a “mostly sealed” high permeability metal box (e.g. like mu-metal). That shorts out the magnetic flux so it can’t really escape. Published EMF adverse-health-effects science is strongest for ELF fields.

    You need to be very wary of trying to measure EMFs in hybrid vehicles with a simple Gauss meter. There are enormous DC switching changes that can create large impulse magnetic fields that many meters will ignore and are likely to have biological consequences. They also usually have high-speed switching power trains for motor speed control that create magnetic fields in the range 2 kHz – 200 kHz that again almost no common magnetic field meters will measure. You need a VLF meter for those. Gigahertz Solutions manufacture some good ones. Many cars (including hybrids) still use the chassis as the negative connection with a single large cable through the cabin for the positive. So you are effectively sitting inside a co-axial cable.

    Unless you have to drive a lot in cities and need to meet strict new emission restrictions, I would be wary of choosing a hybrid.

    People should also look at the battery warranty in close detail. (more)

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    • 22 NOV 14

    Viewpoints on the question: Are Microwaves from Mobiles and WiFi Harming Our Children?

    From Sue McCully:

    Four UK experts on EMF/EMR and heath effects in humans, including 2 medical doctors, answered the question: Are Microwaves from Mobiles and WiFi Harming Our Children?

    Location and date: Great Hadham Country Club 1st October 2014

    Each presentation is approximately 30 minutes long i.e. elegantly condensed and focused bites of vital information that we all need to learn about before it really is too late.

    1) Wireless Technology Radiation – Alisdair Philips

    2) Electro Hyper Sensitivity – Dr Elizabeth Evans

    3) EM Radiation and Health for Children – Dr Erica Mallery-Blythe

    4) Common Myths About Wireless Radiation Safety Exposed – Mike Mitcham

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    • 09 NOV 14

    Anazon’s new idiot box, The Echo. A new smart surveillance device the NSA will love.

    This is the latest in intrusive gadgets. Among other things it it records everything within the reach of its integrated microphones and then uploads everything into the “cloud” as it learns about you and your family. Warning: With this device don’t discuss anything near it that you don’t want to share with whomever hacks into the cloud.


    And for an alternative youtube version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GijLoiVkmYI

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    • 30 OCT 14

    “Microwaves, Science and Lies” Documentary Reveals a Product Defense Strategy

    From SkyVision Solutions, Posted on August 30, 2014


    For the past ten years worldwide, questioning on the safety of mobile phone antennas has been increasing. Numerous scientific studies have revealed the adverse effects of electro- magnetic waves on health. Yet, most health agencies, industry representatives, and a portion the scientific community claim that current health standards adequately protect the public.

    Earlier this year journalist Nancy Meritens and film director Jean Hèches completed their documentary Ondes, Science et Manigances [or Microwaves, Science and Lies], that demonstrates how the telecommunications industry creates doubt about harmful radiofrequency waves through the manipulation of science. Through interviews with several whistleblowers, including citizens, journalists, and scientists, this film reveals how, like the tobacco industry, the lobby of the mobile phone industry has built a strategy of “product defense” by artificially creating a scientific doubt about the harmful effects of electromagnetic waves. In addition to revealing collusion among various organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO), the film documents the actions of specific individuals like Emilie van Deventer of the WHO and Peter Valberg who works for the product defense firm Gradient.

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    • 28 OCT 14

    John Pilger | The Forgotten Coup – How the US and Britain Crushed the Government of Their “Ally” Australia

    Across the political and media elite in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam, who has died. His achievements are recognized, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow. But a critical reason for his extraordinary political demise will, they hope, be buried with him. Australia briefly became an independent state during the Whitlam years, 1972-75. An American commentator wrote that no country had “reversed its posture in international affairs so totally without going through a domestic revolution.” Whitlam ended his nation’s colonial servility. He abolished royal patronage, moved Australia toward the Non-Aligned Movement, supported “zones of peace” and opposed nuclear weapons testing….Whitlam knew the risk he was taking. The day after his election, he ordered that his staff should not be “vetted or harassed” by the Australian security organization, ASIO – then, as now, tied to Anglo-American intelligence. When his ministers publicly condemned the US bombing of Vietnam as “corrupt and barbaric,” a CIA station officer in Saigon said, “We were told the Australians might as well be regarded as North Vietnamese collaborators.”

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    • 19 SEP 14

    Myelin & Electrohypersensitivty Press Release


    From David Ironside

    A review of the evidence between Myelin, the insulation around nerves and neural connections,
    and electrohypersensitivity.

    PRESS RELEASE David Ironside 18/9/14 COULD MYELIN DAMAGE FROM RADIOFREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD EXPOSURE HELP EXPLAIN THE FUNCTIONAL IMPAIRMENT ELECTROHYPERSENSITIVITY? A REVIEW OF THE EVIDENCE . One of the most compelling modern scientific debates concerns the potential health risks from our ever increasing exposure to the pulsed radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) from cell phones, cordless phones, Wifi, cell towers etc. This invisible technology has been classified a Class 2B Carcinogen by the WHO’s International Agency for Research in Cancer (IARC) in 2011. The non-thermal radiation used by modern devices was found to be biologically active and a possible cancer-causing agent. There remain many questions such as the mechanism for how this radiation interacts with biological processes and what exposure level constitutes a health risk. For many people around the world who suffer from electrohypersensitivity, exposure levels and duration of exposure can be very limited before a variety of symptoms manifest. These include headaches, lethargy, dizziness, lack of concentration, pain, insomnia, depression and more.

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    • 08 SEP 14

    Australia’s toxic nuclear past: Maralinga By Frank Walker (and the untold tragedy of Brian Dunlop)

    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.

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