April 16, 2007

The quiet disappearance of bees

Surely it must be more than just a coincidence to see two news stories on the same day about the disappearance of honey bees in Canada and bumblebees in Britain:

Theory: Cellphone radiation killing honeybees?

Scientists fear flight of Britain's bumblebees

The investigation of the reason or reasons for the disappearance of these species is still at the purely speculative stage. What I do know is that each summer I see fewer and fewer of many different kinds of insects than the year before. I hope there are a lot of other people who are as alarmed by this as I am.

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