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The growing use of mobile telephones is behind the disappearance of honey bees and the collapse of their hives, scientists have claimed.
...campaigners have blamed agricultural pesticides, climate change and the advent of genetically modified crops for what is now known as 'colony collapse disorder.'
Now researchers from Chandigarh's Punjab University... have established that radiation from mobile telephones is a key factor... it [is] probably interfering with the bee's navigation senses.
Originally posted by IntastellaBurst
You have parents buying phones for their 10 year old kids these days, it's pretty freakin ridiculous.
The QUESTION, ... is ...... could you, could everyone discontinue using their cell phone to save the bee's and eventualy us ???
or would you keep using it ?? saying " Well one cell phone won't hurt"
wait, can't forget about little billy and the rest of the Fam. " 5 cell phones won't hurt"
Were digging our own freakin graves.
Ved Prakash Sharma and Neelima Kumar, the authors of the report in the journal Current Science, wrote: "Increase in the usage of electronic gadgets has led to electropollution of the environment. Honeybee behaviour and biology has been affected by electrosmog since these insects have magnetite in their bodies which helps them in navigation.