5. Bees / Insects

Updated: May 13, 2023

01. 2009 / Electromagnetic pollution from phone masts. Effects on wildlife
2.4. Effects on insects
Author: Alfonso Balmori
Published: 30 January 2009

02. 2009 / Brochure: Bees, Birds and Mankind
Effects of Wireless Communication Technologies. A Brochure Series by the Competence Initiative for the Protection of Humanity, Environment and Democracy
Author: Ulrich Warnke
Published: November 2007
Published in English: March 2009
Arthur Firstenberg in his book The Invisible Rainbow: “It must not be forgotten, warns German biologist Ulrich Warnke, that every insect is equipped with a pair of antennas , which are demonstrably electromagnetic sensors.” (page 347)

03. 2009 / The Birds, the Bees and Electromagnetic Pollution
How electromagnetic fields can disrupt both solar and magnetic bee navigation and reduce immunity to disease all in one go
01. What are cryptochromes?
02. How cryptochrome measures light
03. How cryptochrome senses magnetic fields
04. Oscillating magnetic fields severely disrupt cryptochrome function
05. Mobile telecommunications generate similar fields.
06. Their sheer numbers may also be a problem
07. Bees may not like the radiation either.
08. Cryptochrome and solar navigation
09. Circadian rhythms are affected too
10. Consequences of losing the circadian rhythm
Author: Dr. Andrew Goldsworthy, BSc, PhD.
Published: May, 2009

04.  2010 /  Changes in honeybee behaviour and biology under the influence of cellphone radiations
Authors: Ved Parkash Sharma -environmental scientist- and Neelima R. Kumar -zoologist-, Panjab University, India
Published: May 25, 2010

05. 2010 / Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR)Clashes with Honey Bees
Sainudeen Sahib.S Associate Professor, PG &Research Dept. Of Zoology, S.N.College, Kollam, Kerala
Published: 2010

06. 2010 / Study links bee decline to cell phones
By Sasha Herriman, CNN
Published: June 30, 2010

07. 2010 /  If Cell Phones Are Behind the Bee Decline, What Are They Doing to Humans?
By: Niraj Chokshi
Published: June 30, 2010

08. 2010 / Study of Daniel Favre about mobile phones and honeybees
In: The World Foundation for Natural Science
Published: April 8, 2010

09. 2011 / Mobile phone-induced honeybee worker piping
Author: Daniel Favre
Published: April 13, 2011

10. 2011 / Exposure to cell phone radiations produces biochemical changes in worker honey bees
Authors: Neelima R. Kumar, Sonika Sangwan, and Pooja Badotra
Published: 2011

11. 2011 / Report on possible impacts of communication towers on wildlife including birds and bees
Ministry of Environment and Forests, India
Published: 1 October 2011

12. 2012 / The Biological Effects of Weak Electromagnetic Fields
Problems and solutions
Author: Andrew Goldsworthy
Published: March 2012

13. 2013 / A review of the ecological effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF)
S. Cucurachi, W.L.M. Tamis, M.G. Vijver, W.J.G.M. Peijnenburg, J.F.B. Bolte, G.R. de Snoo
Published: January 2013

14. 2013 / Impacts of radio-frequency electromagnetic field (RF-EMF) from cell phone towers and wireless devices on biosystem and ecosystem – a review
Keywords: Radio-frequency electromagnetic field; cell phone tower; power density; SAR; non-ionizing radiation; non-thermal.
*Studies on Insects, page 206
S Sivani*, D Sudarsanam
Published: 6th Jan 2013

15. 2013 / Bees Can Sense the Electric Fields of Flowers
By: Ed Yong
Published: February 21, 2013

16. 2013 / Detection and Learning of Floral Electric Fields by Bumblebees
Dominic Clarke, Heather Whitney, Gregory Sutton, Daniel Robert†
Published: April 5, 2013

17. 2013 / Reception and learning of electric fields in bees
Uwe Greggers, Gesche Koch, Viola Schmidt, Aron Dürr, Amalia Floriou-Servou, David Piepenbrock, Martin C. Göpfert and Randolf Menzel
Published: 22 May 2013

18. 2015 / The Influence of Electromagnetic Pollution on Living Organisms: Historical Trends and Forecasting Changes
Grzegorz Redlarski, Bogdan Lewczuk, Arkadiusz Żak, Andrzej Koncicki, Marek Krawczuk, Janusz Piechocki, Kazimierz Jakubiuk, Piotr Tojza, Jacek Jaworski, Dominik Ambroziak, Łukasz Skarbek, and Dawid Gradolewski
Published: 25 Feb 2015

19. 2015 / Anthropogenic radiofrequency electromagnetic fields as an emerging threat to wildlife orientation
Author: Alfonso Balmori
Published: 15 June 2015

20. 2015 / What Would Happen If All Earth’s Insects Vanished?
By: Joanne Kennell
Published: December 9, 2015

21. 2016 / Comments on environmental impact of radiofrequency fields from mobile phone basestations
Published: April 27, 2016
By: Dimitris J. Panagopoulos, Marie-Claire Cammaerts, Daniel Favre & Alfonso Balmori
In: Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology

Note: The comments are meant for Luc Verschaeve. When googling on that name + the term ICNIRP the result shows: Verschaeve is an ICNIRP SCII member. ICNIRP systematically downplays medical science with their industrial corrupted = prostituted “science”. See: https://twitter.com/DutchColours/status/1354722167280308225

22. 2016 / Effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMF) on honey bee queen development and mating success
Richard Odemer, Franziska Odemer
Published: October 10, 2016

23. 2017 / Is electromagnetism one of the causes of the CCD? A work plan for testing this hypothesis
Author: Marie-Claire Cammaerts
Published: March 28, 2017

24. 2017 / Disturbing Honeybees’ Behavior with Electromagnetic Waves: a Methodology
Author: Daniel Favre
Published: August 7, 2017

25. 2017 / Spring falls silent – why more and more insects and birds are disappearing.
Sebastian Hausmann, M. Sc. , Berlin, Germany
Article and YouTube_logo_(2013-2015) videos (English subtitled): https://www.naturalscience.org/publications/spring-falls-silent-why-more-and-more-insects-and-birds-are-disappearing/
Published: November 2017

26. 2018 / Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields impair the Cognitive and Motor Abilities of Honey Bees
S. Shepherd, M. A. P. Lima, E. E. Oliveira, S. M. Sharkh, C. W. Jackson & P. L. Newland
Published: 21 May 2018.

27. 2018 / Science Direct:
Exposure of Insects to Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields from 2 to 120 GHz
Arno Thielens, Duncan Bell, David B. Mortimore, Mark K. Greco, Luc Martens & Wout Joseph
Published: 02 March 2018
Nature: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-22271-3 / ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323523955_Exposure_of_Insects_to_Radio-Frequency_Electromagnetic_Fields_from_2_to_120_GHz

28. 2018 / Interview Tonio Epstein with Arthur Firstenberg: The Hidden Dangers of Wireless and Cell Phone Radiation
Recorded: April 2018
Part 3. Start: 5:20 – 1. Bee Colony Collapse 2. Isle of Wight Disease
YouTube: YouTube_logo_(2013-2015)   Video
Transcript: https://multerland.blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/3-the-hidden-dangers-of-wireless-and-cell-phone-radiation.pdf
Complete interview: https://multerland.blog/2019/01/20/arthur-firstenberg-the-hidden-dangers-of-wireless-cell-phone-radiation/

29. 2018 / ‘Hyperalarming’ study shows massive insect loss
By: Ben Guarino
Published: October 15, 2018

30. 2018 / The NEWS Minute: Does cellphone use kill birds? Experts weigh in on idea promoted by Shankar’s ‘2.0’  [also reports about bees]
By: Priyanka Thirumurthy
Published: December 04, 2018

31. 2019 / Increased aggression and reduced aversive learning in honey bees exposed to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields
Sebastian Shepherd, Georgina Hollands, Victoria C. Godley, Suleiman M. Sharkh, Chris W. Jackson, Philip L. Newland
Published: October 10, 2019

32. 2019 / Protecting Wildlife for the Future
Insect declines and why they matter
Author: Professor Dave Goulson, FRES
Published: 2019

33. 2020 / Scientific Reports: Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Field Exposure of Western Honey Bees
Arno Thielens, Mark K. Greco, Leen Verloock, Luc Martens & Wout Joseph
Published: January 16, 2020

34. 2020 / Newsletter International Appeal: The Honey Bees Plea
Author: Arthur Firstenberg
Published: January 30, 2020

35. 2020 / Book: The Invisible Rainbow, a History About Electricity and Life
Author: Arthur Firstenberg
1st. edition: 2017
2nd edition: March 9, 2020
Chapter 16: Bees, Birds, Trees and Humans
Paragraph: Colony Collapse Disorder
Page: 341 – 350

Paragraph: Insects, effects of radio waves on
Page: 337-50

36. 2020 / Infected Ixodes ricinus ticks are attracted by electromagnetic radiation of 900 MHz
Martyna Frątczak, Blažena Vargová, Piotr Tryjanowski, Igor Majláth, Leszek Jerzak, Juraj Kurimský, Roman Cimbala, Łukasz Jankowiak, Zsolt Conka, Viktória Majláthová,
Published: 19 March 2020

37. 2020 / Physical assessments of termites (Termitidae) under 2.45 GHz microwave irradiation
Aya Yanagawa, Atsushi Kajiwara, Hiroki Nakajima, Elie Desmond-Le Quéméner, Jean-Philippe Steyer, Vernard Lewis, Tomohiko Mitani
Published: 23 March, 2020

38. YouTube_logo_(2013-2015) YouTube Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvjgztX_Uo3YAQeF28qbrlU0f9d_UugZ_

39. 2020 / New meta-study: Mobile phone radiation contributes to insect death
Translation: https://multerland.blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/mobile_phone_radiation_contributes_to_insect_death_28-09_2020.pdf
Ny metastudie: Mobilstrålning bidrar till insektsdöden
Published: 21 september, 2020
In: Newsletter Strålskyddsstiftelsen, Sweden

40. 2023 / Electromagnetic fields disrupt the pollination service by honeybees
Published: May 12, 2023
In: Science

41. 2023 / Exposure to a 900 MHz electromagnetic field induces a response of the honey bee organism on the level of enzyme activity and the expression of stress-related genes
Published: May 12, 2023
In: Journals, Plos One

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