Sunday, 15 April 2007

Are mobile phones wiping out our bees?

From to-day's Independent:

Are mobile phones wiping out our bees?

Scientists claim radiation from handsets are to blame for mysterious 'colony collapse' of bees

By Geoffrey Lean and Harriet Shawcross Published: 15 April 2007 http://news.independent.co.uk/environment/wildlife/article2449968.ece

It seems like the plot of a particularly far-fetched horror film. But some scientists suggest that our love of the mobile phone could cause massive food shortages, as the world's harvests fail

1 comment:

Barkingside21 said...

In the novel "War of the Worlds" it was the common cold that saved us from the Martians.
It is often the small and unexpected threat that is the "real and present danger".