Wi-Fi Makes Trees Sick, Dutch Study Says
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 24/11/2010 19:22
Radiation from Wi-Fi networks is harmful to trees, causing significant variations in growth, as well as bleeding and fissures in the bark, according to a recent study in the Netherlands.
All deciduous trees in the Western world are affected, according to the study by Wageningen University. The city of Alphen aan den Rijn ordered the study five years ago after officials found unexplained abnormalities on trees that couldn't be ascribed to a virus or bacterial infection.
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Wi-Fi could be harmful to trees, cause bleeding and bark tears, study says
Wi-Fi signals could be responsible for health problems in trees, leading to bark tears, prematurely dead leaves and bleeding, according to a study by Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
The studyinto the effects of radiomagnetic radiation on plantlife came about after officials in the Dutch city of Alphen aan den Rijn saw abnormalities in trees that couldn't be explained by any virus or bacterial strain 5 years ago, according to a PC World article on the research.