16 May '11, 2pm

Bee vs Mobile Phones: Electromagnetic Fields Confuse Honeybees #bees #ccd

The induction of honeybee worker piping by the electromagnetic fields of mobile phones might have dramatic consequences in terms of colony losses due to unexpected swarming...In natural conditions, worker piping either announces the swarming process of the bee colony or is a signal of a disturbed bee colony. For future experiments, in complement to the present original study and in order to reach more 'natural' conditions, mobile phone apparatuses should be placed at various increasing distances away from the hives. We should ask ourselves, whether the plethora of mobile phone masts also have an impact on the behaviour of the honeybees...I am calling the international scientific community for more research in this field.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/bees-vs-mobile-el...

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