Saturday, May 14, 2011

Are Cell Phones Killing Bee Colonies?

Posted By on Sat, May 14, 2011 at 1:24 PM

The global collapse of honeybee colonies has been blamed on viruses, pesticides and global warming. Now, a study by Swiss researcher Daniel Favre claims that cell phone-generated electromagnetic fields are contributing to Colony Collapse Disorder.

CCD is a condition that causes worker bees to desert the hive. After a recent experiment Favre suggested that cell phones and cell phone towers located near beehives hamper honeybee navigation.

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