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HEALTH ISSUES | National Toxicology Program Report on Cancer Risk from Cellphone Radiation

HEALTH ISSUES | National Toxicology Program Report on Cancer Risk from Cellphone Radiation

By Dr. Joel Moskowitz –  On May 26, the National Toxicology Program (NTP) of the National Institutes of Health issued the first in a series of reports that contains partial findings from their long-awaited $25 million study of the cancer risk from cellphone radiation. This report summarizes the study of long-term exposure to cell phone […]

NEWS | SCIENCE | Celebrating BC Rivers Day in light of Mt. Polley Mine Breach

NEWS | SCIENCE | Celebrating BC Rivers Day in light of Mt. Polley Mine Breach

  By LeRae Haynes — Strategically located to provide immediate and ongoing data on the Mt. Polley Mine breach, the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) Quesnel River Research Centre has been a source of important information on the breach for the past year. Research scientists at the facility include centre manager Sam Albers, who […]

SCIENCE | STEWARDSHIP | I SEA Change: 5 Gyres Ocean Plastic Research

SCIENCE | STEWARDSHIP | I SEA Change: 5 Gyres Ocean Plastic Research

By Lisa Bland — Anyone who has spent time on or near the ocean knows its power and beauty, and has probably been touched by its mystery. Seeing first hand a whale breaching from the depths, schools of dolphins and swirling silver fish, or discovering tide pools filled with urchins, anemones, and hermit crabs, inspires […]

HEALTH ISSUES | SCIENCE | Little Bodies Out of Sync?

HEALTH ISSUES | SCIENCE | Little Bodies Out of Sync?

Why Electromagnetic Fields and Wireless Radiofrequency Radiation Exposures Matter for People with Autism Spectrum Conditions — By Cindy Sage, MA, Sage Associates, Santa Barbara, CA USA: Co-Editor, BioInitiative Reports (2007 and 2012) — Ask any parent-to-be about their top concerns for a new baby or for their young children and they will often say autism. Parents […]

SCIENCE | What’s in your well? Part 4

SCIENCE | What’s in your well? Part 4

— How do I fix the problem with my well? By A. K. (Sandy) Amy — You’ve had your well water tested, and have received a report from your water testing service provider or laboratory. The report shows that one or more of the parameters tested for does not meet the Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines. […]

SCIENCE | A Report on Precarious Civilizations

SCIENCE | A Report on Precarious Civilizations

By Ray Grigg — Anthropologists such as Ronald Wright in his book, A Short History of Progress, and physiologist Jared Diamond in his, Collapse, are not the only ones noting the precarious condition of civilizations. Now, a report by a multi-disciplinary team of natural and social scientists from the University of Maryland, led by an […]

SCIENCE MATTERS | Philippines Tragedy Shows Urgency of Warsaw Climate Summit

SCIENCE MATTERS | Philippines Tragedy Shows Urgency of Warsaw Climate Summit

By David Suzuki — As people in the Philippines struggle with devastation and death from the worst storm to hit land in recorded history, world leaders met in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss the climate crisis. “What my country is going through as a result of this extreme climate event is madness. The climate crisis is […]

SCIENCE MATTERS | IPCC Report Shows Action on Climate Change is Critical

SCIENCE MATTERS | IPCC Report Shows Action on Climate Change is Critical

 By David Suzuki — The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change just released the first of four chapters of its Fifth Assessment Report. It shows scientists are more certain now than in 2007 when the Fourth Assessment was released that humans are largely responsible for global warming – mainly by burning fossil fuels and cutting down […]

SCIENCE | HEALTH ISSUES | Cellphones and Health

SCIENCE | HEALTH ISSUES | Cellphones and Health

By Dr. Joel Moskowitz — In the last issue we explored the potential hazards of electromagnetic radiation from iPad use. We learned about warnings from the European parliaments and doctors’ associations in various countries, and discussed the differences between pulsed digital wireless signals and continuous analogue radio waves. This time we are pleased to invite […]