* Arpansa and "delay tactic" in formulating research hypotheses - Changes noted since filters installed - Sprint is coming to town - HAARP-a weapons system which disrupts the climate - The grand chief Woableza tragedy - Fast for Freedom in Mental Health - GM Potato = Malnutrition (31/7/03)


Would assist researchers in formulating research hypotheses

1. "Health complaints register" should be done 10 years before the
introduction of the mobile telephone.

"ARPANSA written complaint" is the alleged investigation that should be
done 10 years before to sell to the mass public "microwave emitter".

2. Wrong "Delay tactic" with more than 1,000,000,000,- mobile phone users.

Formal complaint presented in Luxembourg (24.2.2003):

We are not in time 10 years before, we are 10 years after the
introduction of mobile telephony and with more than 1,000,000,000 users
as guinea pigs.

3. First objective of the "Delay tactic"? Is not to protect user's
health: Is just to "study hypothesis" and will not be limited to
telecommunications equipment
"would assist researchers in formulating research hypotheses"

"to help identify future areas of research into the effects of
electromagnetic fields on people and the environment".

"in measures being adopted to minimise health risks associated with EMR."


"Members of the public who believe they have suffered ill-effects as a
result of exposure to EMR can now lodge a written complaint with a
national database administered by ARPANSA.

1. Therefore, it is important to note that the register will not be
limited to telecommunications equipment like mobile phones and
broadcasting transmitters but will also include sources such as
powerlines, induction heaters, microwave ovens and other personal,
industrial and scientific EMR producing equipment."

2. to help identify future areas of research into the effects of
electromagnetic fields on people and the environment.

3. would assist researchers in formulating research hypotheses ( in the
range of 0-300 GHz)

Don't gamble with our health!

Message from Dr Miguel Muntané


Dear Klaus Rudolph,

I see you received the information I sent you. The letter from my school
nurse is missing. I have now enclosed that information.

I am working on getting all WI schools checked for this problem. My
superintendent is very happy with the results he is seeing with staff
and students. He is also a person who answers all questions and
encourages others to follow in the process.

Best wishes,

Angela Olstad

In the years previous to the filters being installed, several children
required inhalation treatments for their asthma in the spring and in the
fall. Many of them required nebulizer treatments once or twice a day
while at school. I have not had to administer one nebulizer treatment
this past year and of the 37 students with inhalers, only three of them
use the inhaler for their exercise-induced asthma before Phy Ed.

Teachers are stating they are less fatigued and tired. The sense of
smell has come back for me. I lost it for three years and the doctors
said it was my allergies.

The students seem to have more energy and appear and seem less tired.
Several staff who doctored regularly for allergies have not had to take
medication or see their doctor because they are having less problems.
Students whom have been diagnosed with migraine headaches have had their
headaches reduced no headaches at all.

I feel that our faculty and students have had improved health overall
since the filters have been installed.

Char Sbraggia R.N.
District Nurse


Sprint is coming to town; Berkeley, California
Dear Fellows:

Perhaps by now, you know about the ongoing battle of Berkeley
(California) residents with Sprint. This battle has been going on for
the past nine months.

Today, neighbors in Berkeley have received letters saying that Sprint is
coming to town to hold an info session for the public.

Well, they should have done this last November, not now.

We would like to seek your advice. What should we do? Should we go to
the meeting? And in the meeting what questions should we raise?

If you are familiar with such info sessions by wireless providers,
please let us know.

Thank you,



HAARP - a weapons system which disrupts the climate
On 5 February 1998 Parliament's Subcommittee on Security and Disarmament
held a hearing the subject of which included HAARP. NATO and the US had
been invited to send representatives, but chose not to do so. The
Committee regrets the failure of the USA to send a representative to
answer questions, or to use the opportunity to comment on the material

HAARP (High Frequency Active Auroral Research Project) is run jointly by
the US Air Force and Navy, in conjunction with the Geophysical Institute
of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Similar experiments are also
being conducted in Norway, probably in the Antarctic, as well as in the
former Soviet Union.(22) HAARP is a research project using a ground
based apparatus, an array of antennae each powered by its own
transmitter, to heat up portions of ionosphere with powerful radio
beams.(23) The energy generated heats up parts of the ionosphere; this
results in holes in the ionosphere and produces artificial 'lenses'.

HAARP can be used for many purposes. Enormous quantities of energy can
be controlled by manipulating the electrical characteristics of the
atmosphere. If used as a military weapon this can have a devastating
impact on an enemy. HAARP can deliver millions of times more energy to a
given area than any other conventional transmitter. The energy can also
be aimed at a moving target which should constitute a potential
anti-missile system.

The project would also allow better communications with submarines and
manipulation of global weather patterns, but it is also possible to do
the reverse, to disrupt communications. By manipulating the ionosphere
one could block global communications while transmitting one's own.
Another application is earth-penetrating, tomography, x-raying the earth
several kilometres deep, to detect oil and gas fields, or underground
military facilities. Over-the-horizon radar is another application,
looking round the curvature of the earth for in-coming objects.

From the 1950s the USA conducted explosions of nuclear material in the
Van Allen Belts(24) to investigate the effect of the electro-magnetic
pulse generated by nuclear weapon explosions at these heights on radio
communications and the operation of radar. This created new magnetic
radiation belts which covered nearly the whole earth. The electrons
travelled along magnetic lines of force and created an artificial Aurora
Borealis above the North Pole. These military tests are liable to
disrupt the Van Allen belt for a long period. The earth's magnetic field
could be disrupted over large areas, which would obstruct radio
communications. According to US scientists it could take hundreds of
years for the Van Allen belt to return to normal. HAARP could result in
changes in weather patterns. It could also influence whole ecosystems,
especially in the sensitive Antarctic regions.

Another damaging consequence of HAARP is the occurrence of holes in the
ionosphere caused by the powerful radio beams. The ionosphere protects
us from incoming cosmic radiation. The hope is that the holes will fill
again, but our experience of change in the ozone layer points in the
other direction. This means substantial holes in the ionosphere that
protects us.

With its far-reaching impact on the environment HAARP is a matter of
global concern and we have to ask whether its advantages really outweigh
the risks.

The environmental impact and the ethical aspect must be closely examined
before any further research and testing takes place. HAARP is a project
of which the public is almost completely unaware, and this needs to be

HAARP has links with 50 years of intensive space research for military
purposes, including the Star Wars project, to control the upper
atmosphere and communications. This kind of research has to be regarded
as a serious threat to the environment, with an incalculable impact on
human life. Even now nobody knows what impact HAARP may have. We have to
beat down the wall of secrecy around military research, and set up the
right to openness and democratic scrutiny of military research projects,
and parliamentary control.

A series of international treaties and conventions (the Convention on
the prohibition of military or any other hostile use of environmental
modification techniques, the Antarctic Treaty, the Treaty on principles
governing the activities of states in the exploration and use of outer
space including the moon and other celestial bodies, and the UN
Convention on the Law of the Sea) casts considerable doubt on HAARP on
legal as well as humanitarian and political grounds. The Antarctic
Treaty lays down that the Antarctic may be used exclusively for peaceful
purposes.(25) This would mean that HAARP is a breach of international
law. All the implications of the new weapons systems should be examined
by independent international bodies. Further international agreements
should be sought to protect the environment from unnecessary destruction
in war.

Impact of military activities on the environment

Not only military weapons systems but, by and large, all military
activities, including peace-time exercises, have some form of
environmental impact. However, when environmental destruction has been
discussed, the role of the military has not in general been touched
upon, only the impact of civilian society on the environment has been
criticised. There are at least two explanations for this.(26) Owing to
its secrecy, military activity is more difficult to discuss and it is
difficult to set the nation's top priority - its security and defence -
against the environment. At the present time, however, when
environmental and natural disasters constitute a serious threat to
security, these arguments are more dubious. The armed forces endeavour
to prepare themselves in peace time for operations in war in as
realistic conditions as possible. They therefore carry out their
exercises under warlike conditions, which involves subjecting the
environment to great stress. This is illustrated, for instance, by the
withdrawal of Soviet troops and the abandoned military bases in Eastern
and Central Europe which have left deep scars on the local environment.
Military exercises entail widespread damage to the landscape and animal
life. Troop exercises subject large tracts of land to extensive
environmental destruction. Test sites for artillery and tactical
missiles tend to require larger surfaces for military purposes.
Likewise, production of munitions and the industry that manufactures
military equipment cause widespread environmental problems.

The military is responsible for emissions of several gases affecting the
climate, primarily carbon dioxide, but also incineration of fossil fuels
and emissions of freons, which results in the depletion of the ozone
layer.(27) Consumption of aviation fuel is a major source of emissions
of acidifying substances such as nitrogen oxides and sulphur oxide. The
armed forces account for much of all consumption of aviation fuel and
are responsible for a very large proportion of all aviation
emissions.(28) High-flying planes and rockets have a particularly
damaging impact on the environment, both in the form of noise and fuel
emissions. All rockets using solid fuel emit large quantities of
hydrochloric acid in their exhaust emissions and every flight of a space
shuttle injects around 75 tonnes of ozone-destroying chlorine. Likewise,
noise from military exercises using heavy calibre ammunition may bring
about environmental disruption.

Metal pollution is dispersed into the environment through shooting
practice; often large quantities of small calibre ammunition containing
lead is used and large quantities of lead are dispersed into the
environment. Unfortunately, there is no comprehensive information about
consumption of metals.

Consequences in the form of environmental problems caused by disarmament
is only a recently observed phenomenon. Every year, large quantities of
explosive substances are destroyed, mostly through industrial processes.
Some ammunition cannot be destroyed in this way for various reasons but
must be detonated. Obviously, scaling down is a necessary and positive
process but it must be carried out in environmentally acceptable ways.
Environmentally sound technology must be developed for the purpose of
destroying weapons.

Several nations have already begun to exploit the opportunities for using
military-related resources to restore the environment destroyed by the
armed forces. All other sectors in society have to take responsibility
for the environment and the military sector should also do so. As in
other sectors of society, environmental issues must form an integral
part of the armed forces' activities and be incorporated in the
decision-making and budgetary processes.

In May 1993, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) took a
decision - 'application of environmental norms to military
establishments' - to encourage national governments to enact national
laws for the military sector. Finland, for example, has drawn up a green
paper to regulate the impact of military activities on the environment.
Sweden has followed suit.(29) In June 1996 Sweden, in conjunction with
the USA, also drew up environmental guidelines for military
activities.(30) The military should establish environmental targets and
proposals for measures to help reduce the impact on the environment in
accordance with Agenda 21 and the Rio Declaration.(31) They should also
submit reports identifying factors affecting the environment within the
armed forces. Environmental impact assessments must be drawn up before
new projects commence and when procuring material for civilian and
military use.

Every government should take stock of its environmental requirements and
identify the military resources which are available for environmental
purposes, draw up national environment plans and report their experience
to an appropriate body within the European Union and the United Nations.

All military personnel, including conscripts, should receive basic
training in environmental matters. The US armed forces are considered to
be quite advanced in this respect, particularly in terms of equipment,
but also in regard to training. The European Union should cooperate and
exchange experience in this sector with the USA to a greater extent.

Strategies for using military resources for environment-enhancing

Prevention of environmental crises requires infrastructure, organisation
and increased resources. These are available in the armed forces. Many
resources within the military sector could be used to protect, improve
and restore the environment. Essentially, this would be based on two
stages: a stocktaking stage to assess the suitability of the military
resources and a political action plan to guarantee their availability.

Obviously, military-related resources vary a great deal from one country
to another but they comprise skilled personnel, engineers, sophisticated
hi-tech equipment, organisational ability and military research and
development. In many ways, the military sector is in a unique position
to strengthen international civilian capacity to implement environmental
strategies. Military personnel are wellequipped to intervene in the
event of disasters. As distinct from civilian forces, the military are
trained to carry out missions under extreme conditions. They can also be
called out in the event of environmental accidents and to clear up and
destroy high-grade toxic, radioactive and other hazardous substances.

The armed forces also possess a great quantity of information which can
help in detecting changes in the atmosphere, the sea and in the earth's
surface and thereby provide an early warning and forestall environmental
disasters. Military satellites, aeroplanes, surface vessels and
submarines are capable of collecting further information on climate
changes and on currents and temperature changes in the sea. Radar, which
was developed for military purposes, can be used for environmental
objectives. Infrared radar can detect temperature changes in the earth's
surface. For example, American military satellites have been used to
establish the number of whales, classify them and save them.

Environmental problems are global in nature and international
cooperation is therefore crucial to prevent future environmental disasters.
Joint international work can also serve a 'dual' purpose; it can build
confidence for the very reason that it is carried out jointly -
countries assist each other. It can also enable countries to shoulder a
reasonable amount of responsibility for the environment in proportion to
their strength.(32) Some important areas for joint undertakings might be
technology transfer, joint training and education.

Environmental strategies might comprise monitoring the earth's
environment, evaluating the data collected, coordinating scientific work
and disseminating information. As a special form of international aid,
national resources should be made available to the EU and the UN so that
they may be used on request by a country stricken by an environmental
disaster. Environmental strategies must also include a global
stocktaking of resources suitable for environmental protection.

A disaster force composed of both civilian and military personnel could
be set up for deployment in emergency situations. Taking part in
international peace-keeping and humanitarian missions is already an
important task for the military. However, a distinction must be made
between such missions within national boundaries and within another
state's jurisdiction. Lessons can be learned from UN experiences in this
respect and, clearly, exercises or deployment on the territory of
another nation must take place in accordance with international laws. We
should consider which resources can be made available to the UN or the
European Union, temporarily, long-term or on a standby basis as
instruments for joint cooperation in the event of environmental
disasters and environmental crises.

Military bilateral and multilateral cooperation has increased
tremendously. Within NATO, a DanishGerman-Polish force is being
developed which it will also be possible to use for civilian disaster
aid, in addition to having traditional tasks. It is expected to be
operational by spring 1999.


Informant: Bernd Schreiner


LABATTE http://www.manataka.org/page200.html


Fast for Freedom in Mental Health 8/16
NEWS RELEASE - 1 August 2003
More info pre-fast - David Oaks ph: 541-345-9106
During fast - Mickey Weinberg ph: 626-795-5525
http://www.MindFreedom.org ** please forward **

A Fast for Human Rights and Choice in Mental Health Begins 16 August

Hunger Strikers Encourage Supporters to Contact American Psychiatric
Association, National Alliance for Mentally Ill & Surgeon General

PASADENA, CALIF: On Sat., 16 August 2003 five former mental patients and
a dissident social worker from throughout the United States will
arrive in Pasadena, Calif. to begin a hunger strike to press for human
rights and choice in Psychiatry: Fast for Freedom in Mental Health.

They charge that the pharmaceutical industry and psychiatry are
medicalizing an ever-widening spectrum of human emotion and behavior for
financial gain and self-interest, and are willing to deceive the public
while they too frequently stigmatize, humiliate, and harm their clients
in the process.

"The government gives virtually total support to a quick-fix,
pill-pushing model of mental health at the expense of alternative, less
invasive ways of helping people in emotional distress," asserts David
Oaks, hunger striker and Executive Director of MindFreedom Support
Coalition International.

The hunger strikers will subsist on a liquid only diet until the
American Psychiatric Association (APA), The Surgeon General, and the
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) respond to seven challenges sent to
them concurrent with this news release.

GO TO http://www.MindFreedom.org for the Fast for Freedom in Mental
Health Statement, photos, cover letter, bios, announcement and more

Fourteen mental health academics and practitioners stand ready to review
and reply to responses to the strikers' challenge. One, Loren Mosher,
MD, former head of schizophrenia studies at the National Institute of
Mental Health said, "What we are dealing with here is fashion, politics,
and money... I want no part of a psychiatry of oppression and social

"The targets of our fast have muddied the waters of mental health for
too long," said Mickey Weinberg, hunger striker and MindFreedom board
member. "It's time they come clean. They claim science is on their side.
We're just saying, 'prove it.'"



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