• 25 APR 07

    #715: Vanishing honeybees mystify scientists

    From Martin Weatherall: Vanishing honeybees mystify scientists http://digg.com/offbeat_news/Billions_of_bees_vanish_without_a_trace_ More_serious_than_you_think April 22, 2007 Story Highlights Ӣ Billions of bees have mysteriously vanished since late last year in the U.S. Ӣ Disappearing bees have also been reported in Europe and Brazil Ӣ One-third of the U.S. diet depends on pollination, mostly by honeybees Ӣ Some beekeepers are

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    • 19 APR 07

    #709: From a UK beekeeper re: concerns over CCD

    The following was send in by Tom Leitch. It is an email from a UK beekeeper, Marion Lang, now doing the rounds in the beeking community in the UK and New Zealand. Hopefully it is only a matter of time before vital research is started. Just hope it is not by the Telcos! Don ********************************************************************

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    • 17 APR 07

    #706: Bee decline in Austria after mast installation

    From Philippe Hug: Yes, bees look for a place to hide from EMF. I give you an abstract of this website : http://www.mikrowellensmog.info/bienen.html In Austria, an inquiry was made via the beekeepers newspaper. Of them, 25 gave an answer and said that they encountered problems after mast installation in the proximity, like : 37.5 %

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    • 17 APR 07

    #705: Two papers relevant to possible EMR/CCD connection

    From Dr Dimitris J.Panagopoulos in reply to message #703 They should not seek for complex explanations for the insect disappearance. The explanation is obvious and it is given in the attached papers. Dr Dimitris J.Panagopoulos Dep Cell Biol & Biophysics Fac Biol Univ Athens [Note: abstracts only below-Don] 1) Mutation Research 626 (2007)69”“78 Cell death

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    • 16 APR 07

    #703: UK media reports on possible EMR/CCD connection

    From Eileen O’connor: Please read important news article, I would be grateful if you would all consider sending an email to the Independent news paper thanking them for highlighting this serious problem.  For more information and research go to http://www.hese-project.org/hese-uk/en/main/index.php Many thanks and best wishes Eileen O”™Connor http://dailynewspaper.co.uk/contents/nav/top10nav.htm Are mobile phones wiping out our bees?

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    • 29 MAR 07

    #690: Are GM Crops Killing Bees?

    The following article in Der Spiegel (Germany) raises the possibility that GM crops are killing the bees but while GM crops are widespread in the US (about 40% I think) this is not the case with Germany or in other European countries where they have the same problem with rapidly disappearing bees but little GM

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