Daily Mail, 25th November, 2010
As if our magnificent trees didn’t have enough problems, they’re now being threatened by our emails. When they’re not being assailed by some foreign bug or moth, there’s often a council official looking for an excuse to cut them down. Now researchers say radiation from Wi-Fi networks that enable our burgeoning online communications may be their latest enemy. Research in Holland showed that trees that were planted in close proximity to a wireless router suffered from damaged bark and dying leaves.