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This briefing summarizes the current state of knowledge about how the widespread and growing use of artificial light at night interacts with six key topics: the night sky (Section 1); wildlife and ecology (Section 2); human health (Section 3); public safety (Section 4); energy security and climate change (Section 5); and social justice (Section 6)....
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Lech JC, Dorfsman SI, Répás Z, Krüger TPJ, Gyalai IM, Boros LG. What to feed or what not to feed-that is still the question. Metabolomics. 2021;17(12):102. Published 2021 Nov 20. doi:10.1007/s11306-021-01855-7 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pmc/articles/PMC8605975/
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Photo by Mel Poole on Unsplash We will chat about: -Nice caring gifts: great gifts to improve and benefit the wellbeing of our families and friends -Gifts that show we do not care about the recipient at all. When: Sun Dec 12, 2021 3pm – 4pm (SAST) The link to the webinar is available for...
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Tyagi A, Prasad AK, Bhatia D. Effects of excessive use of mobile phone technology in India on human health during COVID-19 lockdown. Technol Soc. 2021;67:101762. doi:10.1016/j.techsoc.2021.101762 Abstract Objective The global health crisis in the form of COVID-19 has forced people to shift their routine activities into a remote environment with the help of technology. The outbreak...
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Photo by Mohamed Nohassi on Unsplash Note: the webinar has been moved to Sunday, the 1st of August. Topic: Light in Practice -The Dutch Hacking Health Champion Solution Step-by-Step When: Sun Aug 1, 2021 3pm – 4pm (SAST) No cost – all are welcome to attend. Contact us at https://www.emfsa.co.za/contact/ for the link. Feel free to...
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Source: https://insite.ipwea.org/the-urgency-of-controlling-light-pollution/ Light pollution is defined as the inappropriate or excessive use of artificial light at night, and it is the fastest growing pollutant on the planet. Whilst astronomers lament the loss of stars, preventing over 80% of the world’s population from access to a natural sky, light pollution’s impacts are far more reaching. At...
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Climate Change, Environment and Health – Quick, accelerated, cost effective solutions to improve outcomes, reduce the risk of illness and injury, protect, promote, and advance the health of our Nation.  https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/solutions-climate-change-environment-health-ehs www.emfsa.co.za
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https://twitter.com/EP_ScienceTech/status/1394228147495768065?s=20 Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) European Parliament 31-05-2021 10:00Presentation of the studies: ‘Health impact of 5G’ and ‘Environmental impacts of 5G’ (online event) Over the last decades, novel wireless communication technologies, such as mobile telephones, cellular networks, and Wi-Fi, have been developed at unparalleled speed. The forthcoming rollout of 5G...
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APRIL 21, 2021 by University of Waterloo https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-04-shift-work-negative-impacts-health-affects.html Shift-work and irregular work schedules can cause several health-related issues and affect our defense against infection, according to new research from the University of Waterloo. These health-related issues occur because the body’s natural clock, called the circadian clock, can be disrupted by inconsistent changes in the sleep-wake schedule...
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