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About EMFs

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We can distinguish between the four forms of electro-magnetic pollution most commonly encountered. They have different properties, and are dealt with in different ways.


Electromagnetic fields, as the name suggests, consist of electrical and magnetic fields, and for domestic mains-power these two components must be treated separately.

At higher frequencies used by mobile phones, WiFi etc. the electrical and magnetic parts are more closely bound, and we can deal with a single field of microwaves.

There is a fourth aspect, dirty electricity, or ‘noise’ on domestic power lines, which is becoming increasingly common with the use of modern energy saving devices. This electrical ‘noise’ is at a frequency above the 50Hz mains power, but lower than microwave.

  EM Fields 
 Electric fields 





Electric Fields

Can be cut by earthed shielding.






Have a long range,
and penetrate walls but can be shielded.      


   Four aspects of electrosmog illustrating how they relate to each other.
 Magnetic fields

Magnetic Fields

Are wall penetrating and
very difficult to shield.
Sources need to be
identified, eliminated
where possible, or avoided.                                                                                                                           

Dirty Electricity

Has electric and magnetic field components, but can be reduced at source with filters.

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Dirty electricity

Introducing electrosmog 

" The electromagnetic force is responsible for almost all phenomena encountered in daily life […] with the exception of gravity"   Wikipedia

            Atoms are composed of positively charged protons and negatively charged electrons, and electric fields are created when these charges are separated. A ‘field’ is a concept in physics used to describe the influence of something on its surrounding area, but what they fundamentally are - waves, particles, or both – remains a mystery. An equally mysterious magnetic field (perpendicular to the electric field) is produced by electron flow in a wire. Einstein described how electric and magnetic fields are part of the same phenomena viewed from different reference frames, and we now have a branch of science and civilization based upon electromagnetic fields.

            It was found that electrical energy could be transmitted down wires more efficiently by repeatedly reversing the direction of electron flow, as alternating current. This causes the EMFs to radiate in waves, (as illustrated in the diagram above), at light speed, one hundred times a second from our 50Hz power supplies. 

            Electromagnetic waves can be produced at higher frequency and used to transmit information, with the data encoded by pulsing, or modulating, the waves. Higher frequency waves have more energy and can be detected at greater distance, but some research suggests it is the slower 'pulsation' of frequencies that has greater biological affect. At higher frequencies (above 3000/second) they are called microwaves, and it is in this range we are currently bathed in a fresh explosion of artificially frequencies.


“Life, language, human beings, society, culture – all owe their existence to the intrinsic ability of matter and energy to process information” Seth Lloyd, quantum computer scientist.

            A fresh and useful way to look at electromagnetic frequencies is as information flow, with constant communication between all elements. At the atomic level this is partially understood by physicists, but when it comes to the complexity of DNA , cells, and organisms, there are electromagnetic forces at work that are barely recognized by science, let alone understood. We are further still from understanding how artificial EMF ‘noise’ will interfere with these delicate and dynamic signals, but there is plenty of experimental evidence of biological disruption, such as documented by BioInitiative.org

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