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
: an order by order introduction published by Oxford
University Press and the best-selling Dorling
Kindersley Handbook to Insects, spiders and other
He was a main consultant and author for Dorling
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
in autumn 2006.
He is currently working on another book, Earthscope
as well as a scientific thriller and his autobiography'
Ingrid, we need an official media
statement to release to all news desks tonight.(thanks)