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Text: Stef van Rijn, Werkgroep Zeearend Nederland Auto-translated from Dutch. Original article https://www.naturetoday.com/intl/nl/nature-reports/message/?msg=27358 Province of South Holland , Working Group Zeearend Nederland 28-FEB-2021 – A juvenile White-tailed Eagle that was tagged in 2019 in the Dordtse Biesbosch had a collision with the rotors of a wind turbine in Germany on February 24 and died. With an increase in the...
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Goldberg, R.F., Vandenberg, L.N. The science of spin: targeted strategies to manufacture doubt with detrimental effects on environmental and public health. Environ Health 20, 33 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12940-021-00723-0 Abstract Background Numerous groups, such as the tobacco industry, have deliberately altered and misrepresented knowable facts and empirical evidence to promote an agenda, often for monetary benefit, with consequences for environmental...
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Source: Business Insider https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-spacex-starlink-satellites-dominate-orbit-industry-experts-2021-3?IR=T Kate Duffy SpaceX Starlink satellites have taken over the lower Earth orbit, experts told Insider.There are apparently 1,300 Starlink satellites in lower orbit and 300 from other entities.“We’re not at the end of the world yet but it’s a serious situation,” another space researcher said. SpaceX is rapidly deploying its Starlink...
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Friday, March 26, 2021 Brown v. LAUSD establishes that symptoms of ‘electromagnetic hypersensitivity’ a.k.a. ‘Microwave Sickness’ could be deemed a ‘physical disability’ under the FEHA LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / March 26, 2021 / Today, JML Law announced it has won a major appeal in the California Court of Appeal that establishes that a plaintiff who pleads...
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Bloomberg 27 March 2021 https://mybroadband.co.za/news/energy/391091-south-africa-will-pay-r218-billion-for-electricity-from-powerships-csir.html Karpowership, a unit of the Turkish Karadeniz Energy Group, is on track for its longest contract to date to supply power from vessels to South Africa in a deal worth as much as R218 billion ($15 billion). The company that advertises a “fast, flexible, reliable” solution of floating electricity generation was named...
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Source: SMARTCITIESDIVE https://tinyurl.com/3w5b4y56 By Chris Teale Published March 26, 2021 Dive Brief: Some smart city technologies are more at risk of a cyberattack than others, according to recent research from the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley), meaning local leaders must be more conscious of the technology’s associated risks. Researchers found that emergency alert systems, street video surveillance and...
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26 March 2021 Pretoria – The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa ( ICASA/the Authority) has resolved to review the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) COVID-19 National Disaster Regulations (The Regulations) and extend the temporary radio frequency spectrum assignments issued to licensees for another two months (from 1 April 2021 to 31...
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New requirements have been introduced for the OFCOM licence for all licensable radio equipment due to concerns about the risk of exposure to electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions.Source: Yachting Monthly https://tinyurl.com/xtbz265r Katy Stickland, March 23, 2021 New requirements have been introduced for the OFCOM licence for all licensable radio equipment due to concerns about the risk...
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MARCH 24, 2021 The transition to 5G will affect every device connected to the internet, including drones. A team of scholars is working to protect the technology from vulnerabilities. BY TOM ABATE Later this year, in a lab in the Durand Building at Stanford University School of Engineering, a team of researchers will demonstrate how...
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