Since the winter of 2006/2007, the sinister phenomenon known by researchers as CCD (Colony Collapse Disorder) has been rampant: the collapse of many bee colonies. Similar colony losses are observed in virtually all regions of the northern hemisphere, but nowhere are they as devastating as in the United States. The majority of beekeepers report that the affected hives are barren as ghost towns.
The bees, without leaving a trace, have left. It seems to be the case as if they fled from something. This enormous problem threatens to ruin practically all beekeepers. And if it continues, beekeepers' associations fear, this fact could even lead to a global crisis: Because for the national economy, they say, no single insect is more significant than the honeybee.
Without bees no agriculture!
Every third bite of food eaten by a North American owes its existence to the working zeal of Apis mellifera. Apples, pears, cucumbers, cherries, pumpkins, and even livestock feed like soybeans and white clover: none of it would be as plentiful without bees. Since time immemorial, flowering plants have attracted bees with their nutritious nectar, which bees collect and process into honey in their hives.
Beekeepers who look after their hives near urban areas are at a loss and stand stunned in front of their hives. The reason for this is that they have to watch their "intoxicated" bees no longer find their own hives and fly away in the darkness sometime after sunset.
If the bee colony now lacks the experienced old bees, the immune strength of the colony drops in a very short time: the parasites, some of which are in the hives, then ensure the rapid spread of various germs thanks to their superior number in the blink of an eye. The completely harassed and stressed young bees leave the hives in panic. And, without the protection of your state system, they then die in a short time.
There is no doubt that genetically modified plants, toxic sprays and varroa infestation are affecting the bees. However, it seems to be the case that these causes are not solely responsible for the "mysterious" bee deaths.
According to the statements of Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Ruzicka, author of various articles in beekeeping journals, it was established through extensive experience and surveys among beekeepers that the reason for the exodus of bees was due to electrosmog from power lines & mobile phone masts. In virtually all cases, the problems manifested themselves after transmitters were erected in the immediate vicinity of the hives.
Now, bees, like migratory birds, use the natural electric and electromagnetic fields of the earth to orient themselves. Scientific experiments clearly show that colonies irradiated with microwaves have fewer broods, less honey and fewer combs. More dramatically, however: Fewer and fewer worker bees find their way back to the hive. They lose their orientation and get lost. Honey bees orient themselves to the earth's magnetic field with magnetic receptors integrated in their wings.
From July on, most bee colonies start to starve, because practically nothing flowers anymore. Green manure such as mustard, however, blooms even into December, and the bees then depend on gleaning the mustard pollen polluted by poisoned soils. And this is during the phase when the bees should actually be resting. The massive bee colony death exists since about 2001 /2002.
Albert Einstein warned many years ago:
"If the bee disappears from the earth, then man has only four years to live; no more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more people." This may perhaps be an exaggeration? Personally, however, I clearly prefer not to take the chance !
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