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Environmental Minister Bans Cell Towers in Tiger Habitats;

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By B.N. Frank

Decades of research have already determined that exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) from cell towers, and other wireless "Wi-Fi" radiation emitting sources (including 5G) is biologically and environmentally harmful.  In some parts of the world, government agencies are taking steps to better protect people as well as wildlife from it.

From Environmental Health Trust:

Environment Ministry of India Bans Cell Towers in Tiger Habitats To Protect Tigers From Cell Tower Radiation Impacts

Indian Environment Ministry Bans Mobile Towers in Tiger Habitats

The Indian Environment Ministry has issued strict guidelines regarding cell towers in tiger critical habitat across the country. While providing connectivity to the people residing within or near wildlife-rich areas, "the protection and conservation of wildlife habitats should not be affected" by such installations.

This decision comes in the wake of a growing number of proposals for cell towers in wildlife areas such as national parks, sanctuaries, tiger reserves, and corridors.  However cell towers emit RF radiation well associated with a broad range of harmful health effects in animals.