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Satellites are a real danger to human health and all life on Earth
Communication satellites, which beam radio frequency radiation onto Earth from low orbit, are a serious and growing threat to human health and the survival of life on Earth.
There are four major areas of concern.
1. Threat to human health
Because of the proposed numbers of satellites, the density of wireless radiation will soon become intense enough to threaten people.
When sets of commercial communication satellites were switched on in 1998, 2000 and 2001, there were widespread reports of specific EHS symptoms from many countries. The human death rate 2-3 weeks later also rose by 4-5%.
The number of satellites and their power was then much smaller than proposals in 2018. The cost to human health will be proportionally much greater, especially since wireless radiation harm is cumulative both from satellites and other terrestrial sources of radiation.
2. Threat to all other life on Earth
Wireless radiation from low orbit satellites has already been shown to effect living organisms directly. Birds were badly affected when earlier satellites were switched on, including birds navigating using the Earth's magnetic fields. Horses were also affected.
3. Threat to the ionosphere and magnetosphere
Both the ionosphere and the magnetosphere are already being disturbed by man-made power line and radio frequencies from Earth. However the ionosphere and magnetosphere are essential electromagnetic zones which encircle the Earth and are vital to its continued life. They provide human brain entrainment frequencies like the Schumann waves. They also protect the Earth and all life on it, including humans, from high levels of solar and cosmic radiation. If these electromagnetic shields protecting the Earth are destabilized there will be no way humans can easily restore the balance.
4. Threat to the ozone layer
The numerous rocket launches needed to put the satellites into orbit will deplete the ozone layer.
Danger to all nations and future generations
No government yet seems prepared to stop this destruction of the natural environment in space. It will inevitably lead to widespread ecocide on Earth.
The proposed new sets of wireless radiation satellites do not meet the precautionary principles of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development of 1992.
Wireless radiation from satellites is a much greater environmental threat than global warming, partly because it will introduce changes in human and other DNA through radiation genetic effects which cannot be easily reversed and also because it is more difficult to re-balance the Earth's natural electromagnetic shields.
"Planetary health is the health of human civilisation and the state of the natural systems on which it depends", according to The Rockefeller Foundation–Lancet Commission on Planetary Health in 2015.
Deployment of very-low Earth orbit (VLEO) satellites: