Novinky Our Feedback to EC 26 May 2022

Have your say - Pollinators

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https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say

There are always 5 stages of each EU initiative, each stage is open for public consultation for a specific time frame:

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  2. Call for evidence

  3. Public consultation

  4. Draft act

  5. Commission adoption

EU pollinators initiative – revision

About this initiative: This initiative will help to meet the European Green Deal goal of reversing the decline of pollinators by 2030, ensuring they can continue to provide essential benefits to nature and humans.

Feedback period: for stage 3 it is 17 March 2022 - 09 June 2022

Link: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/13142-EU-pollinators-initiative-revision_en

Feedback from Europeans for Safe Connections

We "Europeans for Safe Connections" call for better protection of bees and other pollinators against microwave radiation.

Bees worldwide are disappearing. It is called “colony collapse disorder” (Mystery of Disappearing Honeybees) and have resulted in massive loss of colonies with no sign of diseases. The bees simply leave the hives and fail to return. Microwave radiation is a strong candidate for being the cause.

Researchers at Landau University in Germany designed a simple experiment for students on the Environmental Science course. Eight mini-hives, each with approximately 8,000 bees were set up for the experiment. Four of them were equipped with a DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication) station at the bottom of the hive, and the other four without the DECT station served as controls. In control group, 16 out of 25 bees returned in 45 minutes. For microwave-exposed hives, however, no bees at all returned to one hive, and only six returned to the other.

Many studies prove microwave radiation to be unsafe. The 5G mobile data network has not been tested for health and environmental impacts before being put on the market and can therefore be considered as an experiment on humanity and the environment, including the bees.

It is not only the bees that are affected. Biodiversity in general is declining. 1 Million animal and plant species are threatened with extinction worldwide – more than 75% decline over 27 years in the total flying insect biomass in protected areas. This must be caused by pollutants other than those already measured. It is highly likely that the wireless radiation is one of these causes.

Apart from recognising the intrinsic right of these insects to exist, it is essential to understand that mankind is highly dependent on these pollinators for its food supply and everything must be done to protect them.

As 5G will increase the microwave radiation level and as 5G uses new higher frequencies that are shown to be highly absorbed into insects, we urgently call for stronger regulation to protect bees and other pollinators as well as human health.

Read more: https://signstop5g.eu/en/news/world-bee-day-may-20

Attachment: Blog article "Europeans for Safe Connections" call for better protection of bees against microwave radiation

Best regards
Petra Bertová
on behalf of Europeans for Safe Connections

https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/13142-EU-pollinators-initiative-revision/F3264767_en

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