01 Jul '11, 11am

Is 'electrical pollution' draining your energy?

Is 'electrical pollution' draining your energy?

Modern technology has altered the landscape of our lives. Life today is easier, faster and more convenient as a result of electricity, computers, mobile phones and the explosion in wireless communication. But a growing number of scientists worldwide are trying to alert us to the fact that the devices to which we are all so attached emit electro magnetic frequencies [EMFs], which could have serious consequences for our health. You cannot see them, taste them or smell them, but man-made EMFs are everywhere. We are all surrounded by electro-pollution. So what are EMFs? Electromagnetic fields are areas of energy that surround electronic devices. The World Health Organisation [WHO] explains that the electric fields are created by differences in voltage and magnetic fields are created when the electric current flows. Electromagnetic fields affect us because our human bodies have...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/green_green_living/home/96175...

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