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About ibemc

Executive Director, IBE

DIY Insect Repellent + Bug Bite Remedies

Most bug repellents found on the market contain a chemical known as DEET (diethyl toluamide), a pesticide with known toxic effects. Children are more susceptible to subtle brain changes caused by chemicals in their environment because their skin more readily … Continue reading

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A Dyeing Life

        From The New York Times comes this beautiful short video which shows what we gain when we reconnect with nature and tradition.

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Indoor air can be deadlier than outdoor air, research shows

From CNBC comes this story confirming what Building Biology has been teaching for decades. Smoke, fungal spores, and chemicals used in certain paints, varnishes and cleaners have been shown to be harmful to human health, and yet indoor air quality is … Continue reading

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How Climate Change Could Make Office Work Even Unhealthier

“Sick building syndrome” and other indoor concerns could be exacerbated by climate change As the world heats up around us, many people take solace in the idea that their indoor lives may not be affected much by climate change. But … Continue reading

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Haifa, Israel orders Wi-Fi to be removed from all schools

From O’Dwyers comes this article, Israel Wi-Fi Breakthroughs: TV Documentary, School Ban. Wi-Fi health advocates were exultant today at news that an Israeli TV documentary titled “How We are Killing Ourselves—Wireless Radiation” won a high rating and Haifi ordered Wi-Fi removed … Continue reading

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A River on Fire – Fracking in Australia

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about a video of a river on fire?

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Listen to the sound of EMF pollution

From Sweden comes this short but effective film of scenes of nature overlaid with various sounds of EMR/EMF as generated withn HF 59B meter. Certainly helps put things into perspective.

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Worldwide EMR Action Day coming April 23

Worldwide EMR Action Day aligns with Earth Day to protect the biological integrity of the natural world and all its inhabitants against unnatural Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR).  With this endeavour, people from around the planet join together to reduce harm from EMR … Continue reading

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Onteora New York PTA Calls For Wi-Fi To Be Turned Off

New York PTA Calls For Wi-Fi To Be Turned Off: Major Wifi Controversy as School District is Served With Legal Liability Notice From the Safe Tech for Schools Maryland blog comes this fantastic summary of the steps parents are taking … Continue reading

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Argentina seeks a national law against electromagnetic pollution

Fron El Nuevo Cronista comes the news that Argentina is set to take up a bill that limits electromagnetic pollution exposure, and calls for connections in schools and hospitals to be hard-wired. Among its most important aspects, the bill provides … Continue reading

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