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Amazon’s Fires, Madonna And DiCaprio: Questions & Answers
Fires across the Brazilian Amazon have sparked an international outcry for preservation of the world’s largest rainforest. Here’s a look at the role of the Amazon: climate, ‘the lungs', the artists, the politicians, the misperception. The International Outcry! Is The World Wrong? The increase in fires burning in Brazil set off a storm of international outrage last week. Celebrities, environmentalists, and political leaders blame Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, for destroying the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon. Singers and actors including Madonna and Jaden Smith shared photos on social media that were seen by tens of millions of people. “The lungs of the Earth are in flames,” said actor Leonardo DiCaprio. “The Amazon Rainforest produces more than 20% of the world’s oxygen,” tweeted soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. “The Amazon rain forest - the lungs which produce 20% of our planet’s oxygen - is on fire,” tweeted French President Emanuel Macron. And yet the photos weren’t actually of the fires and many weren’t even of the Amazon. The photo Ronaldo shared was taken in southern Brazil, far from the Amazon, in 2013. The photo that DiCaprio and Macron shared is over 20 years old. The photo Madonna and Smith shared is over 30. Some celebrities shared photos from Montana, India, and Sweden. Amazons Fires! Did They Increase In 2019? While the number of fires in 2019 is indeed 80% higher than in 2018, it’s just 7% higher than the average over the last 10 years ago. One of Brazil’s leading environmental journalists agrees that media coverage of the fires has been misleading. It was under (Workers Party President) Lula and (Environment Secretary) Marina Silva (2003-2008) that Brazil had the highest incidence of burning, according  L. Coutinho. Neither Lula nor Marina was accused of putting the Amazon at risk. Coutinho’s perspective was shaped by reporting on the ground in the Amazon for Veja, Brazil’s leading news magazine, for nearly a decade. By contrast, many of the correspondents reporting on the fires have been doing so from the cosmopolitan cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, which are 2,500 miles and four hours by jet plane away. What is happening in the Amazon is not exceptional, according Coutinho. Take a look at Google web searches search for ‘Amazon’ and ‘Amazon Forest’ over time. Global public opinion was not as interested in the ‘Amazon tragedy’ when the situation was undeniably worse. The present moment does not justify global hysteria. And while fires in Brazil have increased, there is no evidence that Amazon forest fires have.  World’s Oxygen Supply! Is It At Risk? No. While it’s commonly said that the Amazon produces 20 percent of the world’s oxygen, climate scientists say that figure is wrong and the oxygen supply is not directly at risk in any case. That’s because forests, including the Amazon, absorb roughly the same amount of oxygen they produce. Plants do produce oxygen through photosynthesis, but they also absorb it to grow, as do animals and microbes. That doesn’t mean the fires aren’t a problem for the planet. The Amazon is a critical absorber of carbon dioxide (CO2), a greenhouse gas produced by burning fossil fuels, like oil and coal. Amazon Forrest: Is it ‘The Lungs Of Our Planet’? The Amazon rainforest is frequently referred to as ‘the lungs of the planet’, but it may not be the most accurate analogy for the forest’s role. Carlos Nobre, a University of São Paulo climate scientist, says a better way to picture the Amazon’s role is as a sink, draining heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Currently, the world is emitting around 40 billion tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. The Amazon absorbs 2 billion tons of CO2 per year (or 5 percent of annual emissions), making it a vital part of preventing climate change. Fires In The Amazon! What Do They Mean For The World’s Climate? Fires in the Amazon not only mean the carbon-absorbing forest is disappearing, but the flames themselves are emitting millions of tons of carbon every day. Nobre says we’re close to a 'tipping point' that would turn the thick jungle into a tropical savannah. The rainforest recycles its own water to produce a portion of the region’s rain, so deforestation makes rains less frequent, extending the dry season. Nobre estimates that if 20 percent to 25 percent of the forest is destroyed, the dry season will expand enough that it will no longer be a forest, but a savannah. 'Unfortunately, we are already seeing signs of the Amazon turning into a savannah," he said, citing the increasingly long dry seasons. "It’s not just theoretical anymore, it’s happening already." Recommended:  Climate Change And Its Effects Like Droughts: The Heat Is On Fires! What Is Causing Them? The current fires in the Amazon are not wildfires. They are manmade and are mostly set illegally by land-grabbers who are clearing the forest for cattle ranching and crops. Deforesting the Amazon is a long, slow process. People clear the land by cutting down the vegetation during the rainy season, letting the trees dry out and burning them during the dry season. Fully clearing the dense forest for agricultural use can take several years of slashing and burning. "When I’m talking about 21st-century deforestation, I don’t mean a family headed into the woods with a chainsaw," said Nasa researcher Doug Morton. "I mean tractors connected by large chains. They’re pulling trees out by their roots." He said researchers could see piles of trees months ago in satellite images. "They’re burning an enormous bonfire of Amazon logs that have been piled, drying in the sun for several months." {youtube}                                              Amazon’s Fires, Madonna And DiCaprio: Questions & Answers                                                   Amazon forest fire: What it tells us about deforestation   Deforestation! What Is The Reality? Few stories in the first wave of media coverage mentioned the dramatic drop in deforestation in Brazil in the 2000s, noted former New York Times reporter Andrew Revkin, who wrote a 1990 book, The Burning Season, about the Amazon, and is now Founding Director, Initiative on Communication & Sustainability at The Earth Institute at Columbia University. Deforestation declined a whopping 70% from 2004 to 2012. It has risen modestly since then but remains at one-quarter its 2004 peak. And just 3% of the Amazon is suitable for soy farming.  Recommended:  Hurting The Environment: The Palm Oil Paradox Amazon forest! What Is The Real Threat? Both Nepstad (leading Amazon forest experts) and Coutinho say the real threat is from accidental forest fires in drought years, which climate change could worsen. "The most serious threat to the Amazon forest is the severe events that make the forests vulnerable to fire. That’s where we can get a downward spiral between fire and drought and more fire." Today, 18 - 20% of the Amazon forest remains at risk of being deforested. "I don’t like the international narrative right now because it’s polarizing and divisive," said Nepstad. "Bolsonaro has said some ridiculous things and none of them are excusable but there’s also a big consensus against accidental fire and we have to tap into that."  Macron! Why Is Brazil Angry To Him? There’s outrage at Macron in Brazil. The Brazilians want to know why California gets all this sympathy for its forest fires and while Brazil gets all this finger-pointing. "I don’t mind the media frenzy as long as it leaves something positive," said Nepstad, but it has instead forced the Brazilian government to over-react. 'Sending in the army is not the way to go because it’s not all illegal actors. People forget that there are legitimate reasons for small farmers to use controlled burns to knock back insects and pests." Amazon Forrest Protection! What Changed? What has changed is the political discourse. President Jair Bolsonaro has decreased the power and autonomy of forest protection agencies, which he says get in the way of licensing for developing land and accuses of being ‘fines industries’. The number of fires increasing is because people think law enforcement won’t punish them. The 'Outcry': What’s More Behind The News? Agribusiness is 25% of Brazil’s GDP and it’s what got the country through the recession, according Nepstad. When soy farming comes into a landscape, the number of fires goes down. Little towns get money for schools, GDP rises, and inequality declines. This is not a sector to beat up on, it’s one to find common ground with. Nepstad argued that it would be a no-brainer for governments around the world to support Aliança da Terra, a fire detection and prevention network he co-founded which is comprised of 600 volunteers, mostly indigenous people, and farmers. Soia beans For $2 million a year we could control the fires and stop the Amazon die-back, according Nepstad. We have 600 people who have received top-notch training by US fire jumpers but now need trucks with the right gear so they can clear fire breaks through the forest and start a backfire to burn up the fuel in the pathway of the fire. For such pragmatism to take hold among divergent interests, the news media will need to improve its future coverage of the issue. One of the grand challenges facing newsrooms covering complicated emergent, enduring issues like tropical deforestation, is finding ways to engage readers without histrionics. The alternative is ever more whiplash journalism, which is the recipe for reader disengagement. Recommended:  Smarter Technology In Agriculture Will Feed The Planet Did you find this an interesting article or do you have a question or remark? Leave a comment below. We try to respond the same day.
Fires across the Brazilian Amazon have sparked an international outcry for preservation of the world’s largest rainforest. Here’s a look at the role of the Amazon: climate, ‘the lungs', the artists, the politicians, the misperception. The International Outcry! Is The World Wrong? The increase in fires burning in Brazil set off a storm of international outrage last week. Celebrities, environmentalists, and political leaders blame Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, for destroying the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon. Singers and actors including Madonna and Jaden Smith shared photos on social media that were seen by tens of millions of people. “The lungs of the Earth are in flames,” said actor Leonardo DiCaprio. “The Amazon Rainforest produces more than 20% of the world’s oxygen,” tweeted soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. “The Amazon rain forest - the lungs which produce 20% of our planet’s oxygen - is on fire,” tweeted French President Emanuel Macron. And yet the photos weren’t actually of the fires and many weren’t even of the Amazon. The photo Ronaldo shared was taken in southern Brazil, far from the Amazon, in 2013. The photo that DiCaprio and Macron shared is over 20 years old. The photo Madonna and Smith shared is over 30. Some celebrities shared photos from Montana, India, and Sweden. Amazons Fires! Did They Increase In 2019? While the number of fires in 2019 is indeed 80% higher than in 2018, it’s just 7% higher than the average over the last 10 years ago. One of Brazil’s leading environmental journalists agrees that media coverage of the fires has been misleading. It was under (Workers Party President) Lula and (Environment Secretary) Marina Silva (2003-2008) that Brazil had the highest incidence of burning, according  L. Coutinho. Neither Lula nor Marina was accused of putting the Amazon at risk. Coutinho’s perspective was shaped by reporting on the ground in the Amazon for Veja, Brazil’s leading news magazine, for nearly a decade. By contrast, many of the correspondents reporting on the fires have been doing so from the cosmopolitan cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, which are 2,500 miles and four hours by jet plane away. What is happening in the Amazon is not exceptional, according Coutinho. Take a look at Google web searches search for ‘Amazon’ and ‘Amazon Forest’ over time. Global public opinion was not as interested in the ‘Amazon tragedy’ when the situation was undeniably worse. The present moment does not justify global hysteria. And while fires in Brazil have increased, there is no evidence that Amazon forest fires have.  World’s Oxygen Supply! Is It At Risk? No. While it’s commonly said that the Amazon produces 20 percent of the world’s oxygen, climate scientists say that figure is wrong and the oxygen supply is not directly at risk in any case. That’s because forests, including the Amazon, absorb roughly the same amount of oxygen they produce. Plants do produce oxygen through photosynthesis, but they also absorb it to grow, as do animals and microbes. That doesn’t mean the fires aren’t a problem for the planet. The Amazon is a critical absorber of carbon dioxide (CO2), a greenhouse gas produced by burning fossil fuels, like oil and coal. Amazon Forrest: Is it ‘The Lungs Of Our Planet’? The Amazon rainforest is frequently referred to as ‘the lungs of the planet’, but it may not be the most accurate analogy for the forest’s role. Carlos Nobre, a University of São Paulo climate scientist, says a better way to picture the Amazon’s role is as a sink, draining heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Currently, the world is emitting around 40 billion tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. The Amazon absorbs 2 billion tons of CO2 per year (or 5 percent of annual emissions), making it a vital part of preventing climate change. Fires In The Amazon! What Do They Mean For The World’s Climate? Fires in the Amazon not only mean the carbon-absorbing forest is disappearing, but the flames themselves are emitting millions of tons of carbon every day. Nobre says we’re close to a 'tipping point' that would turn the thick jungle into a tropical savannah. The rainforest recycles its own water to produce a portion of the region’s rain, so deforestation makes rains less frequent, extending the dry season. Nobre estimates that if 20 percent to 25 percent of the forest is destroyed, the dry season will expand enough that it will no longer be a forest, but a savannah. 'Unfortunately, we are already seeing signs of the Amazon turning into a savannah," he said, citing the increasingly long dry seasons. "It’s not just theoretical anymore, it’s happening already." Recommended:  Climate Change And Its Effects Like Droughts: The Heat Is On Fires! What Is Causing Them? The current fires in the Amazon are not wildfires. They are manmade and are mostly set illegally by land-grabbers who are clearing the forest for cattle ranching and crops. Deforesting the Amazon is a long, slow process. People clear the land by cutting down the vegetation during the rainy season, letting the trees dry out and burning them during the dry season. Fully clearing the dense forest for agricultural use can take several years of slashing and burning. "When I’m talking about 21st-century deforestation, I don’t mean a family headed into the woods with a chainsaw," said Nasa researcher Doug Morton. "I mean tractors connected by large chains. They’re pulling trees out by their roots." He said researchers could see piles of trees months ago in satellite images. "They’re burning an enormous bonfire of Amazon logs that have been piled, drying in the sun for several months." {youtube}                                              Amazon’s Fires, Madonna And DiCaprio: Questions & Answers                                                   Amazon forest fire: What it tells us about deforestation   Deforestation! What Is The Reality? Few stories in the first wave of media coverage mentioned the dramatic drop in deforestation in Brazil in the 2000s, noted former New York Times reporter Andrew Revkin, who wrote a 1990 book, The Burning Season, about the Amazon, and is now Founding Director, Initiative on Communication & Sustainability at The Earth Institute at Columbia University. Deforestation declined a whopping 70% from 2004 to 2012. It has risen modestly since then but remains at one-quarter its 2004 peak. And just 3% of the Amazon is suitable for soy farming.  Recommended:  Hurting The Environment: The Palm Oil Paradox Amazon forest! What Is The Real Threat? Both Nepstad (leading Amazon forest experts) and Coutinho say the real threat is from accidental forest fires in drought years, which climate change could worsen. "The most serious threat to the Amazon forest is the severe events that make the forests vulnerable to fire. That’s where we can get a downward spiral between fire and drought and more fire." Today, 18 - 20% of the Amazon forest remains at risk of being deforested. "I don’t like the international narrative right now because it’s polarizing and divisive," said Nepstad. "Bolsonaro has said some ridiculous things and none of them are excusable but there’s also a big consensus against accidental fire and we have to tap into that."  Macron! Why Is Brazil Angry To Him? There’s outrage at Macron in Brazil. The Brazilians want to know why California gets all this sympathy for its forest fires and while Brazil gets all this finger-pointing. "I don’t mind the media frenzy as long as it leaves something positive," said Nepstad, but it has instead forced the Brazilian government to over-react. 'Sending in the army is not the way to go because it’s not all illegal actors. People forget that there are legitimate reasons for small farmers to use controlled burns to knock back insects and pests." Amazon Forrest Protection! What Changed? What has changed is the political discourse. President Jair Bolsonaro has decreased the power and autonomy of forest protection agencies, which he says get in the way of licensing for developing land and accuses of being ‘fines industries’. The number of fires increasing is because people think law enforcement won’t punish them. The 'Outcry': What’s More Behind The News? Agribusiness is 25% of Brazil’s GDP and it’s what got the country through the recession, according Nepstad. When soy farming comes into a landscape, the number of fires goes down. Little towns get money for schools, GDP rises, and inequality declines. This is not a sector to beat up on, it’s one to find common ground with. Nepstad argued that it would be a no-brainer for governments around the world to support Aliança da Terra, a fire detection and prevention network he co-founded which is comprised of 600 volunteers, mostly indigenous people, and farmers. Soia beans For $2 million a year we could control the fires and stop the Amazon die-back, according Nepstad. We have 600 people who have received top-notch training by US fire jumpers but now need trucks with the right gear so they can clear fire breaks through the forest and start a backfire to burn up the fuel in the pathway of the fire. For such pragmatism to take hold among divergent interests, the news media will need to improve its future coverage of the issue. One of the grand challenges facing newsrooms covering complicated emergent, enduring issues like tropical deforestation, is finding ways to engage readers without histrionics. The alternative is ever more whiplash journalism, which is the recipe for reader disengagement. Recommended:  Smarter Technology In Agriculture Will Feed The Planet Did you find this an interesting article or do you have a question or remark? Leave a comment below. We try to respond the same day.
Amazon’s Fires, Madonna And DiCaprio: Questions & Answers
Amazon’s Fires, Madonna And DiCaprio: Questions & Answers
Fast Internet Globally. Environmental And Health Risks: 5G
Most of us are probably familiar with the 3G and 4G networks, as we will frequently see these symbols displayed on the screens of our mobile devices. We understand that this is where we get our internet connection on those devices from, even when we are not on any Wi-Fi network. With the advent of 5G, that promises even greater connection power and speed, we are likely to start relying even more on this next generation of mobile networks. Even more importantly, 5G is expected to have a great impact on the development of Internet of Things (IoT) applications, as it will serve as the gold standard for most internet connected devices - and will eventually connect and tie them all together. As of today, there is no actual standard yet in place for what would define a 5G network, so the industry is working hard to develop a viable version of it. First 5G roll-outs It is generally expected that the first 5G networks will be available to the general public after 2020, although several 5G test areas have already been established in cities such as Sacramento, Washington DC, Atlanta, Dallas and New York. This means that a significant portion of the population will already be exposed to 5G radiation before it will be released to the world as a whole. And while all government entities and corporations involved in the development and rollout of this highly anticipated successor of 3G are adamant that its radiation will not in any way be harmful, there has been a large number of scientists and doctors who have opposed those claims: around 250 of them, from all around the world, have appealed to nations working on 4G technology to call a halt to the commercial roll-out. Pressing health concerns Citing concerns for human health as well as the environment, these scientists are quick to point at the risks already associated with the use of our current wireless technologies, including 2G, 3G and 4G. These are frequently used in our cell phones, computers, and wearable tech devices - and while it has definitely improved many aspects of our lives, there have been indications that its radiofrequency exposure poses a health risk for humans, animals, and the larger environment. And no, this is not just a story flaunted about by some conspiracy theorists. Research published in peer-reviewed publications have confirmed their theory, and would support their main premise: more research is definitely needed if we want to ensure that a 5G roll-out would not be harmful to anything or anyone. Gains of 5G versus local interests However, by only focussing on the quick gains, most countries and corporations have ignored this scientific impasse. Instead, they are opting for a quick implementation of 5G test areas throughout densely populated areas. Local and federal regulations are adjusted accordingly, all to facilitate a smooth rollout. And all of this will make it even harder for communities and scientists to demand further research. Yet those who are looking beyond the surface will quickly find that even the wireless corporations themselves are acknowledging that the use of 5G will increase levels of radiofrequency radiation in the immediate area surrounding the antennas. Although there are some countries - including China, India and Russia - that have imposed stricter regulations on radiation limits, effectively prohibiting the implementation of any 5G networks. These countries are facing immense pressure from the industry to loosen their limits, which would allow them to bring 5G within their borders as well. A dangerous trend. Pushing through 5G To highlight the urgency of the matter: as part of the rollout of 5G, hundreds of thousands of wireless antennas will have to be installed in densely populated areas: recent estimates are that there will have to be a transmitter of sorts for every two to ten homes. These will especially be needed to increase the range and capacity, in anticipation of 5G. This makes it a network technology that requires a higher frequency. And thus, a network that is potentially more damaging to us and the world around us. Even more worrisome - most countries are pushing through legislation that allows them to place these antennas and transmitters virtually anywhere. So technically, they could even place them right in front of your home - and you, as homeowner, will have absolutely no say in the matter. It can hardly be called surprising that numerous communities have taken the network companies or local governments to court to fight the matter. The technicalities of 5G So what exactly would be the problem? Well, as explained before, 5G is committed to utilising several frequencies from those that are already being used, only with higher millimeter frequencies. Put simply: today’s mobile networks - including 3G and 4G - use microwaves. This type of electromagnetic radiation uses various frequencies up to 6 gigahertz, or GHz. It is able to wirelessly send data over those frequencies.   5G, on the other hand, requires a much greater spectrum band in higher frequency ranges, which could potentially be as high as 100 GHz or more. For this, so-called submillimeter and millimeter waves are used instead of microwaves: that are capable of super quick and big data transmissions. Measurable health effects The big difference between microwaves and those millimeter and submillimeter waves is that the latter are biologically active. This is to say, they are capable of interacting directly with our skin; as proven by, amongst others, Dr. Ben-Ishai of the Hebrew University in Israel. He showed how such wavelengths could affect our sweat ducts and skin. And he was certainly not the only one to claim that wireless technology has a real, measurable impact on our health. Even the wireless modalities that we use today (2G, 3G, 4G) have already been proven to have led to various health issues. This so-called mechanism of action has been substantiated by numerous researchers over the years, making it a virtually undisputed claim. 5G radiation use in warfare In fact, 5G frequencies are currently used by the Americans, Russians and Chinese in their weaponry. The defence agencies of these countries have been working on weapons that use the possibilities of this frequency range - with the ultimate goal of inciting unpleasant burning sensations on people’s skins .   Let’s take a moment to let that sink in: some of the greatest military nations on the planet are actively pursuing 5G technology as a means of doing harm to potential targets. As the Department of Defence of the United States explains: “ The sensation dissipates when the target moves out of the beam. The sensation is intense enough to cause a nearly instantaneous reflex action of the target to flee the beam .”   Just imagine what this means if you would be constantly exposed to this kind of radiation. Our human skin would basically act as some kind of receiver - or antenna, if you wish - as a result of our sweat duct’s conductivity. This process starts when we are near sub-THz technologies, which includes 5G. The possible health effects of this are not exactly known - apart from the ‘unpleasant burning sensation’ when directly exposed to a beam.   Need for further research It should suffice to say that further research into those health effects is very much warranted. If these invisible radiation waves are already capable of quite literally setting our skins on fire, who knows what side effects this will have on our organs or brain, just to name a few obvious suspects. “ We need to know if 5G increases the risk of skin diseases such as melanoma or other skin cancers ,” according to prominent researcher Ron Melnick. It is time to take a step back and put some real effort in the investigation of the potential health effects of 5G-related technologies, before we start implementing it on a greater scale. As Dr. Cindy Russell so accurately summarised it in her paper on the matter: “ 3G, 4G, 5G or a combination of zapping frequencies giving us immersive connection and entertainment but at a potentially steep price. ”   And as this ‘potentially steep price’ might include not only skin cancers but also arrhythmias, heart rate variability, bacterial affects, antibiotic resistance, immune system affects, chromatin affects, teratogenic effects, altered gene expression and cataracts - just to mention a few -, we would do well to listen to the doctors and think about our health before profits and gains. https://www.whatsorb.com/category/community
Most of us are probably familiar with the 3G and 4G networks, as we will frequently see these symbols displayed on the screens of our mobile devices. We understand that this is where we get our internet connection on those devices from, even when we are not on any Wi-Fi network. With the advent of 5G, that promises even greater connection power and speed, we are likely to start relying even more on this next generation of mobile networks. Even more importantly, 5G is expected to have a great impact on the development of Internet of Things (IoT) applications, as it will serve as the gold standard for most internet connected devices - and will eventually connect and tie them all together. As of today, there is no actual standard yet in place for what would define a 5G network, so the industry is working hard to develop a viable version of it. First 5G roll-outs It is generally expected that the first 5G networks will be available to the general public after 2020, although several 5G test areas have already been established in cities such as Sacramento, Washington DC, Atlanta, Dallas and New York. This means that a significant portion of the population will already be exposed to 5G radiation before it will be released to the world as a whole. And while all government entities and corporations involved in the development and rollout of this highly anticipated successor of 3G are adamant that its radiation will not in any way be harmful, there has been a large number of scientists and doctors who have opposed those claims: around 250 of them, from all around the world, have appealed to nations working on 4G technology to call a halt to the commercial roll-out. Pressing health concerns Citing concerns for human health as well as the environment, these scientists are quick to point at the risks already associated with the use of our current wireless technologies, including 2G, 3G and 4G. These are frequently used in our cell phones, computers, and wearable tech devices - and while it has definitely improved many aspects of our lives, there have been indications that its radiofrequency exposure poses a health risk for humans, animals, and the larger environment. And no, this is not just a story flaunted about by some conspiracy theorists. Research published in peer-reviewed publications have confirmed their theory, and would support their main premise: more research is definitely needed if we want to ensure that a 5G roll-out would not be harmful to anything or anyone. Gains of 5G versus local interests However, by only focussing on the quick gains, most countries and corporations have ignored this scientific impasse. Instead, they are opting for a quick implementation of 5G test areas throughout densely populated areas. Local and federal regulations are adjusted accordingly, all to facilitate a smooth rollout. And all of this will make it even harder for communities and scientists to demand further research. Yet those who are looking beyond the surface will quickly find that even the wireless corporations themselves are acknowledging that the use of 5G will increase levels of radiofrequency radiation in the immediate area surrounding the antennas. Although there are some countries - including China, India and Russia - that have imposed stricter regulations on radiation limits, effectively prohibiting the implementation of any 5G networks. These countries are facing immense pressure from the industry to loosen their limits, which would allow them to bring 5G within their borders as well. A dangerous trend. Pushing through 5G To highlight the urgency of the matter: as part of the rollout of 5G, hundreds of thousands of wireless antennas will have to be installed in densely populated areas: recent estimates are that there will have to be a transmitter of sorts for every two to ten homes. These will especially be needed to increase the range and capacity, in anticipation of 5G. This makes it a network technology that requires a higher frequency. And thus, a network that is potentially more damaging to us and the world around us. Even more worrisome - most countries are pushing through legislation that allows them to place these antennas and transmitters virtually anywhere. So technically, they could even place them right in front of your home - and you, as homeowner, will have absolutely no say in the matter. It can hardly be called surprising that numerous communities have taken the network companies or local governments to court to fight the matter. The technicalities of 5G So what exactly would be the problem? Well, as explained before, 5G is committed to utilising several frequencies from those that are already being used, only with higher millimeter frequencies. Put simply: today’s mobile networks - including 3G and 4G - use microwaves. This type of electromagnetic radiation uses various frequencies up to 6 gigahertz, or GHz. It is able to wirelessly send data over those frequencies.   5G, on the other hand, requires a much greater spectrum band in higher frequency ranges, which could potentially be as high as 100 GHz or more. For this, so-called submillimeter and millimeter waves are used instead of microwaves: that are capable of super quick and big data transmissions. Measurable health effects The big difference between microwaves and those millimeter and submillimeter waves is that the latter are biologically active. This is to say, they are capable of interacting directly with our skin; as proven by, amongst others, Dr. Ben-Ishai of the Hebrew University in Israel. He showed how such wavelengths could affect our sweat ducts and skin. And he was certainly not the only one to claim that wireless technology has a real, measurable impact on our health. Even the wireless modalities that we use today (2G, 3G, 4G) have already been proven to have led to various health issues. This so-called mechanism of action has been substantiated by numerous researchers over the years, making it a virtually undisputed claim. 5G radiation use in warfare In fact, 5G frequencies are currently used by the Americans, Russians and Chinese in their weaponry. The defence agencies of these countries have been working on weapons that use the possibilities of this frequency range - with the ultimate goal of inciting unpleasant burning sensations on people’s skins .   Let’s take a moment to let that sink in: some of the greatest military nations on the planet are actively pursuing 5G technology as a means of doing harm to potential targets. As the Department of Defence of the United States explains: “ The sensation dissipates when the target moves out of the beam. The sensation is intense enough to cause a nearly instantaneous reflex action of the target to flee the beam .”   Just imagine what this means if you would be constantly exposed to this kind of radiation. Our human skin would basically act as some kind of receiver - or antenna, if you wish - as a result of our sweat duct’s conductivity. This process starts when we are near sub-THz technologies, which includes 5G. The possible health effects of this are not exactly known - apart from the ‘unpleasant burning sensation’ when directly exposed to a beam.   Need for further research It should suffice to say that further research into those health effects is very much warranted. If these invisible radiation waves are already capable of quite literally setting our skins on fire, who knows what side effects this will have on our organs or brain, just to name a few obvious suspects. “ We need to know if 5G increases the risk of skin diseases such as melanoma or other skin cancers ,” according to prominent researcher Ron Melnick. It is time to take a step back and put some real effort in the investigation of the potential health effects of 5G-related technologies, before we start implementing it on a greater scale. As Dr. Cindy Russell so accurately summarised it in her paper on the matter: “ 3G, 4G, 5G or a combination of zapping frequencies giving us immersive connection and entertainment but at a potentially steep price. ”   And as this ‘potentially steep price’ might include not only skin cancers but also arrhythmias, heart rate variability, bacterial affects, antibiotic resistance, immune system affects, chromatin affects, teratogenic effects, altered gene expression and cataracts - just to mention a few -, we would do well to listen to the doctors and think about our health before profits and gains. https://www.whatsorb.com/category/community
Fast Internet Globally. Environmental And Health Risks: 5G
Fast Internet Globally. Environmental And Health Risks: 5G
Your Sustainable Blog SEO Proof And Shared on WhatsOrb
Thank you for sharing your knowledge of sustainability on Whatsorb! It takes quite a bit of time and energy to write a good blog about your sustainable theme. After doing so, you are obviously hoping for your story to be found and read by a lot of people. How can you achieve this? SEO for you on WhatsOrb WhatsOrb is a global meeting place for sustainable ideas. By placing your blog on WhatsOrb, you can rest assured that you have selected a place on the internet that is easily found. The website of Whatsorb has 7000 visitors per month, more than 150.000 on socials and ranks high in Google for an increasing number of sustainable themes. We also regularly promote our new articles on Facebook. Your chances of being eligible for this are good as well. Finally, it is important for your visibility that you optimise your blog for SEO. This article will discuss this topic. 7 steps to make your texts SEO-proof SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. In order to write a good SEO-text, you first have to come up with an interesting story or angle - this will be the most important to your readers. And in the second place, you want to make it as clear as possible for the search engines what it is that you want to share. Roadmap SEO writing Select an interesting topic for your blog Write an ironclad text Determine the right search term Carefully select the title of your blog Use your meta-description to score higher in Google Optimise images Make your page visually appealing Link building (put links from internal - WhatsOrb-Site posts and external links) Step 1. Select an interesting topic for your blog Be valuable Answer questions that are relevant to your target audience Something that people are curious about Basic necessities of life: safety, greed and pleasure Give basic information about a topic. For instance, address: what is it, what does it cost, and what types <search term> there are Make a list of, for instance, 10 tips Make an Infographic Step 2. Write an ironclad text Content is King Your content (text) is the most important success factor of your blog. Consider the perspective of your target audience, answer any questions and problems that they may have. Initially, do not keep SEO in mind and really focus on your target audience. Tempt the reader with an attractive introduction. Create expectations of what you are writing about at the start of the text. For instance, it works well to start with a problem. Next, explain why this problem is so bothersome and what solution you have. When it comes to the length of the text, make it as long as needed to write a good story. Generally speaking, longer texts will be found better. So do not hesitate to write a text of 1000 words or more. Remember that people on the internet are impatient and sloppy readers. Most visitors will, in fact, not read any text at all! Keep it simple and make it easy to read. Step 3. Determine the right search term After finalising your text, you can optimise it for SEO. Determine which search words reflect well on your story. A good search term is often a combination of 2 or 3 words, such as ‘sustainable decoration’ or ‘carbon neutral company’. Such a combination of words is called ‘search term’. Select 1 search term for your blog and make sure that you draw in a lot of visitors with this search term. Tips for successful search terms: Something that people are curious about: 'wooden turbine', 'greenest city' and 'cleanest energy' Brands and names, such as 'Devasa', 'Marine One' and 'Tesla' Something with 'sustainable'. This is what it is all about on WhatsOrb Basic necessities of life: safety, greed and pleasure, such as 'Dangerous climate change facts', or 'Tesla sustainability report' Specific enough to be found easily. The examples given above are fairly unique topics. Although 'Solar energy' or 'Electric cars' alone will be too general. You can turn this into 'greenest electric car'. Google your own search term And what do you see? Does your text fit in? Google attempts to have the top results match the intention behind a search query as much as possible, so make sure to do so as well Also write down synonyms and words in the context Through advanced semantic searches of your blog, Google is paying more and more attention to words that fit in the context. Try to use as many relevant words in your text as possible. Look at this example of Google’s suggestions when you are looking for sustainable Make sure to include your search term in the title of your blog and page-title Meta-description (Will be done by WhatsOrb) Headers and sub-headers (H1 and H2) Keyword ss much as possible at the start of your url Use keywords a number of times in the text: as 1-2% of all words is enough Use your search term or synonym in the introduction File names and alt-texts of images on the page Search terms in headers (H1) and sub-headers (H2) Headers and sub-headers are often most relevant to readers ánd search engines. Use synonyms and related words that fit in the context. This will also be used to find you and it provides Google with additional context. In the CMS of Whatsorb, you can use H1 for headers and H2 for sub-headers. Those can be found in the menu. This way, you can instantly get across to search engines what your article is about. Step 4. Carefully select the title of your blog 'The title tag is the most important for SEO' Optimise the title tag for search engines The title tag and title of your blog often match, although they are not exactly the same. The title of your blog can be found above the text of your blog. The title tag (purple) and the meta description (gray) can be set separately and are visible in the search results of Google and other search engines. Characteristics of an SEO-proof title Is in line with the intention of the user Is relevant and unique The search term is preferably placed at the start, because words at the beginning of the title are more important Has a maximum of 60 characters. See example below: Your sustainable blog SEO proof and shared on WhatsOrb The meta tag also often contains the name of the website. For Whatsorb, |WhatsOrb is automatically placed behind the title of your blog. Keeping the 10 characters in mind that are used for the automatic |WhatsOrb, you can still use 60 additional characters for the title tag. See example below:         Your sustainable blog SEO proof and shared on WhatsOrb | WhatsOrb Good online titles are mainly functional, although sometimes boring as well. Internet visitors are always in a hurry and read sloppily. If you are not clear right away, you will lose them instantly. More tips for optimal SEO-titles Study titles of competitors for your search terms Also try to place related words in the title. This can increase your visibility on Google. ‘Smart agriculture market share’ or ‘global smart agriculture market’ are great additions for ‘smart agriculture’. The same goes for 'Marine One' and 'Marine One Signapore' Try to lure the reader, for instance using titles such as ‘Why <search term> is good for the climate’ or ‘The most sustainable way of <search term>’ At Whatsorb, you will find the fields for filling in the meta title and the meta description all the way to the bottom of your blog in the cms. https://www.whatsorb.com/
Thank you for sharing your knowledge of sustainability on Whatsorb! It takes quite a bit of time and energy to write a good blog about your sustainable theme. After doing so, you are obviously hoping for your story to be found and read by a lot of people. How can you achieve this? SEO for you on WhatsOrb WhatsOrb is a global meeting place for sustainable ideas. By placing your blog on WhatsOrb, you can rest assured that you have selected a place on the internet that is easily found. The website of Whatsorb has 7000 visitors per month, more than 150.000 on socials and ranks high in Google for an increasing number of sustainable themes. We also regularly promote our new articles on Facebook. Your chances of being eligible for this are good as well. Finally, it is important for your visibility that you optimise your blog for SEO. This article will discuss this topic. 7 steps to make your texts SEO-proof SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. In order to write a good SEO-text, you first have to come up with an interesting story or angle - this will be the most important to your readers. And in the second place, you want to make it as clear as possible for the search engines what it is that you want to share. Roadmap SEO writing Select an interesting topic for your blog Write an ironclad text Determine the right search term Carefully select the title of your blog Use your meta-description to score higher in Google Optimise images Make your page visually appealing Link building (put links from internal - WhatsOrb-Site posts and external links) Step 1. Select an interesting topic for your blog Be valuable Answer questions that are relevant to your target audience Something that people are curious about Basic necessities of life: safety, greed and pleasure Give basic information about a topic. For instance, address: what is it, what does it cost, and what types <search term> there are Make a list of, for instance, 10 tips Make an Infographic Step 2. Write an ironclad text Content is King Your content (text) is the most important success factor of your blog. Consider the perspective of your target audience, answer any questions and problems that they may have. Initially, do not keep SEO in mind and really focus on your target audience. Tempt the reader with an attractive introduction. Create expectations of what you are writing about at the start of the text. For instance, it works well to start with a problem. Next, explain why this problem is so bothersome and what solution you have. When it comes to the length of the text, make it as long as needed to write a good story. Generally speaking, longer texts will be found better. So do not hesitate to write a text of 1000 words or more. Remember that people on the internet are impatient and sloppy readers. Most visitors will, in fact, not read any text at all! Keep it simple and make it easy to read. Step 3. Determine the right search term After finalising your text, you can optimise it for SEO. Determine which search words reflect well on your story. A good search term is often a combination of 2 or 3 words, such as ‘sustainable decoration’ or ‘carbon neutral company’. Such a combination of words is called ‘search term’. Select 1 search term for your blog and make sure that you draw in a lot of visitors with this search term. Tips for successful search terms: Something that people are curious about: 'wooden turbine', 'greenest city' and 'cleanest energy' Brands and names, such as 'Devasa', 'Marine One' and 'Tesla' Something with 'sustainable'. This is what it is all about on WhatsOrb Basic necessities of life: safety, greed and pleasure, such as 'Dangerous climate change facts', or 'Tesla sustainability report' Specific enough to be found easily. The examples given above are fairly unique topics. Although 'Solar energy' or 'Electric cars' alone will be too general. You can turn this into 'greenest electric car'. Google your own search term And what do you see? Does your text fit in? Google attempts to have the top results match the intention behind a search query as much as possible, so make sure to do so as well Also write down synonyms and words in the context Through advanced semantic searches of your blog, Google is paying more and more attention to words that fit in the context. Try to use as many relevant words in your text as possible. Look at this example of Google’s suggestions when you are looking for sustainable Make sure to include your search term in the title of your blog and page-title Meta-description (Will be done by WhatsOrb) Headers and sub-headers (H1 and H2) Keyword ss much as possible at the start of your url Use keywords a number of times in the text: as 1-2% of all words is enough Use your search term or synonym in the introduction File names and alt-texts of images on the page Search terms in headers (H1) and sub-headers (H2) Headers and sub-headers are often most relevant to readers ánd search engines. Use synonyms and related words that fit in the context. This will also be used to find you and it provides Google with additional context. In the CMS of Whatsorb, you can use H1 for headers and H2 for sub-headers. Those can be found in the menu. This way, you can instantly get across to search engines what your article is about. Step 4. Carefully select the title of your blog 'The title tag is the most important for SEO' Optimise the title tag for search engines The title tag and title of your blog often match, although they are not exactly the same. The title of your blog can be found above the text of your blog. The title tag (purple) and the meta description (gray) can be set separately and are visible in the search results of Google and other search engines. Characteristics of an SEO-proof title Is in line with the intention of the user Is relevant and unique The search term is preferably placed at the start, because words at the beginning of the title are more important Has a maximum of 60 characters. See example below: Your sustainable blog SEO proof and shared on WhatsOrb The meta tag also often contains the name of the website. For Whatsorb, |WhatsOrb is automatically placed behind the title of your blog. Keeping the 10 characters in mind that are used for the automatic |WhatsOrb, you can still use 60 additional characters for the title tag. See example below:         Your sustainable blog SEO proof and shared on WhatsOrb | WhatsOrb Good online titles are mainly functional, although sometimes boring as well. Internet visitors are always in a hurry and read sloppily. If you are not clear right away, you will lose them instantly. More tips for optimal SEO-titles Study titles of competitors for your search terms Also try to place related words in the title. This can increase your visibility on Google. ‘Smart agriculture market share’ or ‘global smart agriculture market’ are great additions for ‘smart agriculture’. The same goes for 'Marine One' and 'Marine One Signapore' Try to lure the reader, for instance using titles such as ‘Why <search term> is good for the climate’ or ‘The most sustainable way of <search term>’ At Whatsorb, you will find the fields for filling in the meta title and the meta description all the way to the bottom of your blog in the cms. https://www.whatsorb.com/
Your Sustainable Blog SEO Proof And Shared on WhatsOrb
Your Shared Sustainable Ideas Make Our Earth A Better Place
WhatsOrb reaches about 28,000 unique monthly visitors who want to - like you - make the world a greener place. Share your unique expertise, so that everyone can benefit. Become an influencer and write and share sustainable news and innovations globally Whats in for me, is your question? Only the first upload every month gets rewarded with 50,00 Euro adds promotion on the WhatsOrb Facebook page. Did you know that some posts reached more than 100.000 people? WhatsOrb is only about sustainability ideas and news, so likely it is easy to get in contact with likeminded people and you 'add value' to the world. Create global attention for your idea Every month all sustainable ideas uploads will be screened and the best one gets 150,00 Euro cash and 50,00 Euro adds promotion on the WhatsOrb Facebook page. Are you regular sharing your ideas on WhatsOrb? Every quarter we will choose a person or organisation which get 250,00 Euro rewarded and gets mentioned on our Partner WhatsOrb Foundation Page . If you are a member and/or student from a university, please click on: https://www.whatsorb.com/foundation for sponsoring of your sustainable, innovative project.  Which people and organisations pusblished already their sustainable innovations?  The Human Power team Solar team Eindhoven Clean2 Antartica Trashpackers REKO recycling Sh. Hoekema Good topics (categories) are: Energy: Solar- and wind energy Transportation: Electric-, hybrid- and hydogen cars Architecture, tiny houses Blockchain, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Circular Economy Fashion Food Climate Change Waste: recycling Click on  writing SEO advice (Search Engine Optimization)  so your post is better to find on Google. Start today to make a better world and register!
WhatsOrb reaches about 28,000 unique monthly visitors who want to - like you - make the world a greener place. Share your unique expertise, so that everyone can benefit. Become an influencer and write and share sustainable news and innovations globally Whats in for me, is your question? Only the first upload every month gets rewarded with 50,00 Euro adds promotion on the WhatsOrb Facebook page. Did you know that some posts reached more than 100.000 people? WhatsOrb is only about sustainability ideas and news, so likely it is easy to get in contact with likeminded people and you 'add value' to the world. Create global attention for your idea Every month all sustainable ideas uploads will be screened and the best one gets 150,00 Euro cash and 50,00 Euro adds promotion on the WhatsOrb Facebook page. Are you regular sharing your ideas on WhatsOrb? Every quarter we will choose a person or organisation which get 250,00 Euro rewarded and gets mentioned on our Partner WhatsOrb Foundation Page . If you are a member and/or student from a university, please click on: https://www.whatsorb.com/foundation for sponsoring of your sustainable, innovative project.  Which people and organisations pusblished already their sustainable innovations?  The Human Power team Solar team Eindhoven Clean2 Antartica Trashpackers REKO recycling Sh. Hoekema Good topics (categories) are: Energy: Solar- and wind energy Transportation: Electric-, hybrid- and hydogen cars Architecture, tiny houses Blockchain, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Circular Economy Fashion Food Climate Change Waste: recycling Click on  writing SEO advice (Search Engine Optimization)  so your post is better to find on Google. Start today to make a better world and register!
Your Shared Sustainable Ideas Make Our Earth A Better Place
Environmental Activism Is For Everyone, Not Just Scientists
We've all heard it. Climate change is real. There's overwhelming data to prove it and apocalyptic predictions to match. In the environmental discourse, we connect climate change directly and almost exclusively to the sciences while awaiting new discoveries to guide us to a solution. Climate change: Why aren't we talking We do what we can: We recycle, strive for fuel efficiency and try to limit energy consumption around the house. All these things are great. But if we truly believe climate change will cause disruptive sea level rises and climate refugees in our lifetime, where is our sense of urgency ? Why aren't we talking about this in everyday conversations apart from science? Sure, climate change cannot be totally separated from the sciences. But if we want to involve the whole population, limiting the issue to a single field is counterproductive. To truly communicate the severity of climate change and spread diverse ideas about how to aid the planet, we must encourage environmental discussions in all fields. In his work, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable, author Amitav Ghosh agrees that the humanities should bear the responsibility of examining climate change. "Throughout history these branches of culture (poetry, art, architecture, theatre, prose fiction) have responded to war, ecological calamity and crises of many sorts," he argues. "Why, then, should climate change prove so peculiarly resistant to their practices?"   Ghosh's argument has merit. One purpose of art and literature is to express truths that would otherwise remain uncovered. In that sense, the arts have the power to convey the importance of immediate ecological action. No one has had to face the full effects of climate change, so it is difficult for people to conceptualize how it will dominate our future. Through art and literature, people might understand how climate change will affect us on a visceral and emotional level. Artist and designer Philip Colbert, whose surrealist clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British painting with a new show that comments on consumerist culture , climate change and our appetite for social media The arts also dictate pop culture. The general public has trouble grasping the urgency of climate change, quite possibly because it is often absent from our songs, our cinema and our stories. On those rare instances when I do see climate change in the arts, it is almost always through a science-fiction lens. If something is inseparable from science fiction, it won't be taken seriously by those who think the genre is mere fantasy. When climate change is tied to science fiction, consumers fail to understand the gravity of the threat. The humanities have a unique power to drive climate action. However, artists and consumers must take several steps to facilitate this action. Consumers should empower those in the humanities to discuss climate change authentically and without the assumption that environmental activism is solely for scientists. Artists should question why environmental themes are rare and recognize that they, too, can play an active role in the struggle to revitalize our planet. After all, as humans, the Earth is our home. Why would we avoid using our individual talents to protect it? And, finally, when artists represent climate change, they shouldn't pretend it is fantasy. Maybe then, artists and consumers can take on this global calamity holistically. https://www.whatsorb.com/category/climate
We've all heard it. Climate change is real. There's overwhelming data to prove it and apocalyptic predictions to match. In the environmental discourse, we connect climate change directly and almost exclusively to the sciences while awaiting new discoveries to guide us to a solution. Climate change: Why aren't we talking We do what we can: We recycle, strive for fuel efficiency and try to limit energy consumption around the house. All these things are great. But if we truly believe climate change will cause disruptive sea level rises and climate refugees in our lifetime, where is our sense of urgency ? Why aren't we talking about this in everyday conversations apart from science? Sure, climate change cannot be totally separated from the sciences. But if we want to involve the whole population, limiting the issue to a single field is counterproductive. To truly communicate the severity of climate change and spread diverse ideas about how to aid the planet, we must encourage environmental discussions in all fields. In his work, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable, author Amitav Ghosh agrees that the humanities should bear the responsibility of examining climate change. "Throughout history these branches of culture (poetry, art, architecture, theatre, prose fiction) have responded to war, ecological calamity and crises of many sorts," he argues. "Why, then, should climate change prove so peculiarly resistant to their practices?"   Ghosh's argument has merit. One purpose of art and literature is to express truths that would otherwise remain uncovered. In that sense, the arts have the power to convey the importance of immediate ecological action. No one has had to face the full effects of climate change, so it is difficult for people to conceptualize how it will dominate our future. Through art and literature, people might understand how climate change will affect us on a visceral and emotional level. Artist and designer Philip Colbert, whose surrealist clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British painting with a new show that comments on consumerist culture , climate change and our appetite for social media The arts also dictate pop culture. The general public has trouble grasping the urgency of climate change, quite possibly because it is often absent from our songs, our cinema and our stories. On those rare instances when I do see climate change in the arts, it is almost always through a science-fiction lens. If something is inseparable from science fiction, it won't be taken seriously by those who think the genre is mere fantasy. When climate change is tied to science fiction, consumers fail to understand the gravity of the threat. The humanities have a unique power to drive climate action. However, artists and consumers must take several steps to facilitate this action. Consumers should empower those in the humanities to discuss climate change authentically and without the assumption that environmental activism is solely for scientists. Artists should question why environmental themes are rare and recognize that they, too, can play an active role in the struggle to revitalize our planet. After all, as humans, the Earth is our home. Why would we avoid using our individual talents to protect it? And, finally, when artists represent climate change, they shouldn't pretend it is fantasy. Maybe then, artists and consumers can take on this global calamity holistically. https://www.whatsorb.com/category/climate
Environmental Activism Is For Everyone, Not Just Scientists
Environmental Activism Is For Everyone, Not Just Scientists
Community

A community is you and me. A network of social, economic, ecological and many other relationships. We all work together and live in urban, suburban and rural areas. Social sustainability is becoming increasingly important on our small planet. We define: support, quality of life, development, adaptation, rights and labour.

We belong to a group of individuals - our society - in which we belong geographically. Certain environmental issues play an important role in our society. Here, sustainable solutions are sought, developed and implemented. This may differ from societies in other countries, but because of our global environmental issues and dependence, we must learn to work more together so that we can all benefit from sharing sustainable knowledge to tackle, for example, climate change.

Green architecture is important. Building with local materials that can be recycled and reused brings us a big step forward to have less impact on the environment. With green architecture we can build smart cities where resources can be used more efficiently and information can be shared, thus improving our society, your community.

Lifestyle is the way we live, the dynamics of personality. Fashion defines our self and together with food it is getting - at present - an even more important role in our society. It's not just about taste, but especially about the burden that the fashion industry, agriculture and the meat industry have on our resources, especially water.

If there was an urge to come up with a sustainable way of living solutions and share these topics globally it’s now! WhatsOrb Global Sustainability X-change Platform is for you, storytellers and influencers to write about tiny houses, your experiences and expectations for the future at home and globally. 

Global Sustainability X-change, that’s what you can do together with WhatsOrb. What's in for me?

 

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