|Scientists worried mobiles are affecting bees|
|Written by Chris Perver|
|Saturday, 14 April 2007 17:00|
|Questions have often been raised in the past on whether prolonged use of mobile phones can affect human health. Within the last five years in the UK, I have noticed a vast amount of mobile phone towers being erected in my home town of Bangor. After I use my mobile phone sometimes my ear feels cold. The magnetic radiation affects my monitor screen in work, and I sometimes wonder what it is doing to my brain. While there has been no conclusive proof that the microwaves cause permanent cell damage, it seems scientists are starting to worry that the humble mobile phone may be causing a much greater problem that isn't as readily apparent - the disappearance of pollinating bees from their hives. Countries that have a greater mobile phone usage such as the US, have recently lost vast numbers of bee colonies across half their states. The bees just seem to disappear, and the hives they belong to can no longer function. Some research is pointing to the fact that these abandoned hives may be located in places where mobile phone use is frequent, and mobile phone signals may be disorientating the bees from finding their way home. |
Quote: "The implications of the spread are alarming. Most of the world's crops depend on pollination by bees. Albert Einstein once said that if the bees disappeared, "man would have only four years of life left". No one knows why it is happening. Theories involving mites, pesticides, global warming and GM crops have been proposed, but all have drawbacks. German research has long shown that bees' behaviour changes near power lines. Now a limited study at Landau University has found that bees refuse to return to their hives when mobile phones are placed nearby. Dr Jochen Kuhn, who carried it out, said this could provide a "hint" to a possible cause. Dr George Carlo, who headed a massive study by the US government and mobile phone industry of hazards from mobiles in the Nineties, said: "I am convinced the possibility is real."
Jesus Christ said that one of the characteristics of the last days would be famines in various places. In the West we are very privileged, we currently have so much food we don't know what to do with it. In many places in Africa, people don't even know where their next meal is coming from. Famine to them is part of everyday living. I don't think many Europeans could even imagine living like that. But what about paying around £30 to buy a loaf of bread? According to the book of Revelation it will happen, and as Einstein states it may not take very much to push us over the brink.