More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of Our World

More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of Our World


“If 70 percentage of all livestock or 30 percentage of all chickens have been to die each year, states of emergency will be declared in all places. The loss of life of bees is not less than that dramatic and with much more far-reaching consequences.” More Than Honey, the ebook in line with the award-winning documentary of an identical identify, takes us on an international travel of the realm of bees, introducing us alongside easy methods to “killer bees,” Frankenbees, beekeepers, and human pollinators. Markus Imhoof and Claus-Peter Lieckfeld study either the historical past and present prestige of our courting to and reliance on bees, and divulge the human behaviors which are contributing to the decline of the bee population—a decline that may finally give a contribution on to an international nutrition problem.

The authors intersperse information regarding the complicated social constitution of the bee global and the issues confronted through bees—ranging from the ever present Varroa destructor to overuse of insecticides and an ever-shrinking usual landscape—with conversations and interviews with beekeepers and bee specialists from the world over, balancing the perspectives of these who see bees as easily a precious resource of source of revenue with the perspectives of these who see bees as undervalued, misunderstood creatures that desire our support to outlive. the result is an interesting, available assessment of a species that's an important to our survival.

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