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Streetlights to Satellites: Addressing Light Pollution with the United Nations The United Nations’ Office of Outer Space Affairs is considering issues of light pollution spanning from streetlights to satellites. BY: MONICA YOUNG OCTOBER 22, 2021 The statistics are stunning: More than 80% of the world’s population (and more than 99% of those in the U.S. and Europe)...
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Nash, T.R., Chow, E.S., Law, A.D. et al. Daily blue-light exposure shortens lifespan and causes brain neurodegeneration in Drosophila. npj Aging Mech Dis 5, 8 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41514-019-0038-6 Abstract Light is necessary for life, but prolonged exposure to artificial light is a matter of increasing health concern. Humans are exposed to increased amounts of light in the blue spectrum produced by light-emitting...
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Source: European Economic and Social Committee https://tinyurl.com/kw2p2ddv 22/10/2021 The October plenary of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted an opinion recognising the value of electronic communications infrastructure while highlighting the potential risks. The European Commission should move forward in the process of assessing the multi-sectoral impact of new 5G and 6G technologies. Tools...
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Muhamad Syazwan Faid, Mohd Nawawi, M. S. A. ., & Mohd Paidi Norman. (2021). Issue Of Sustainability On Light Pollution From The Perspective Of Maqasid Shariah. Journal of Fatwa Management and Research, 26(2), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.33102/jfatwa.vol26no2.390 ABSTRACT In the growing tension of discussing human development, sustainability is endorsed as the answer to providing a just and balanced resolution....
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Cohen JH, Last KS, Charpentier CL, Cottier F, Daase M, Hobbs L, et al. (2021) Photophysiological cycles in Arctic krill are entrained by weak midday twilight during the Polar Night. PLoS Biol 19(10): e3001413. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3001413 Abstract Light plays a fundamental role in the ecology of organisms in nearly all habitats on Earth and is central...
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Zoë L. Hutchison, Andrew B. Gill, Peter Sigray, Haibo He, John W. King, A modelling evaluation of electromagnetic fields emitted by buried subsea power cables and encountered by marine animals: Considerations for marine renewable energy development, Renewable Energy, Volume 177, 2021, Pages 72-81, ISSN 0960-1481, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2021.05.041.(https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148121007175) Highlights • In a bundled DC cable, closer cable...
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S. de Miguel-Bilbao et al., “Near Field Exposure Conditions by UHF-RFID Systems in Smart Healthcare Environments,” 2021 IEEE International Joint EMC/SI/PI and EMC Europe Symposium, 2021, pp. 13-18, doi: 10.1109/EMC/SI/PI/EMCEurope52599.2021.9559189. Abstract: Short range wireless RFID technology has many applications in socialcare and healthcare environments, having to coexist with other sources of electromagnetic (EM) radiation and even with...
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Henschenmacher B, Bitsch A, de Las Heras Gala T, Forman HJ, Fragoulis A, Ghezzi P, Kellner R, Koch W, Kuhne J, Sachno D, Schmid G, Tsaioun K, Verbeek J, Wright R. The effect of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) on biomarkers of oxidative stress in vivo and in vitro: A protocol for a systematic review. Environ...
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Source: https://www.newtimes.co.rw/news/rwanda-files-acquire-over-300000-satellites By Alice Kagina Published : October 20, 2021 Rwanda Space Agency has filed a request to acquire two satellite constellations from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), namely Cinnamon-217 and Cinnamon-937, according to an official statement. The development was communicated by the agency on October 20 saying that the submission is in compliance with ITU...
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Health Effects of Cellphone & Cell Tower Radiation: Implications for 5GSpeaker: Joel M. Moskowitz, PhD Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Webinar November 3, 2021 12 – 1 PM Pacific Time | 2 – 3 PM Central Time | 3 – 4 PM Eastern Time The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) is one of 18...
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