A collation of responses to an article published in the Constantiaberg Bulletin on 1 Sep 2016. Statements include “global authorities unanimously agree that EMR from these masts is safe”, “there is no evidence to indicate health risks from cell masts”, "international opinion" vs. "cherry picking alarmists", “it all comes down to a simple square law”…. and more from local engineers who are not cell biologists or leading scientists in the field...
This website is primarily a collation of articles, scientific studies, correspondences & documentaries submitted over the years by concerned citizens and communities in Cape Town, throughout South Africa and abroad.
We repeatedly hear how cellphone towers pose no harm to human health or ecology – playing on fears of being left behind, left out socially, insulted and ridiculed, having security compromised. [example]
This collection therefore provides a challenge to the long-held position that wireless technology is safe and its use encouraged as much as possible. It also substantiates our belief that a more precautionary approach should be applied for the sake of our health, environment and long term economic sustainability. And that of future generations.
The implementation of fibre technology as well as education on more mindful application of wireless technology would help to reduce the amount of wireless traffic (and exposure to electromagnetic radiation) which has proliferated exponentially and largely unchecked in recent years.
Recent activity in Cape Town: http://www.emrsa.co.za/how-is-the-public-participation-process-failing/