Betreff: Dr George C McGavin, Oxford University Entomologist
Von: Sarah Dacre
Datum: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 09:29:09 EDT

Please circulate and submit your comments to BBC Radio 2:
Dr George C McGavin of Oxford University was interviewed by Jeremy Vine at 13.50 BBC Radio 2 on Bee CCD and how relevant mobile phones are in this debate.  He quoted one 4  year old research paper of a mobile phone being left in a hive and knew of no other studies.  (Dr Carlo tried to call Radio 2). Jeremy Vine talked about bee death and mobile phones throughout his 120 minute live show.
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'In addition to scientific papers, reports, reviews and articles for newspapers, George has written and contributed to many books on insects for adults and children, including the popular textbook, Essential Entomology: an order by order introduction published by Oxford University Press and the best-selling Dorling Kindersley Handbook to Insects, spiders and other terrestrial arthropods.

He was a main consultant and author for Dorling Kindersley’s hugely successful book Animal: the definitive guide to the world’s wildlife (2001) His most recent book Endangered: wildlife on the brink of extinction is to be published by Cassell Illustrated in autumn 2006.
He is currently working on another book, Earthscope for Cassell Illustrated as well as a scientific thriller and his autobiography'
Ingrid, we need an official media statement to release to all news desks tonight.(thanks)
with kind regards

Sarah Dacre MSc ACIB
London, UK