By Markus Imhoof,Claus-Peter Lieckfeld

ISBN-10: 1771640995

ISBN-13: 9781771640992

“If 70 percentage of all livestock or 30 percentage of all chickens have been to die every year, states of emergency will be declared in all places. The dying of bees is not less than that dramatic and with much more far-reaching consequences.” More Than Honey, the publication in response to the award-winning documentary of an analogous identify, takes us on a world journey of the area of bees, introducing us alongside tips to “killer bees,” Frankenbees, beekeepers, and human pollinators. Markus Imhoof and Claus-Peter Lieckfeld research either the background and present prestige of our dating to and reliance on bees, and disclose the human behaviors which are contributing to the decline of the bee population—a decline which can finally give a contribution on to a global meals problem.

The authors intersperse information regarding the elaborate social constitution of the bee international and the issues confronted via bees—ranging from the ever present Varroa destructor to overuse of insecticides and an ever-shrinking traditional 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 necessary resource of source of revenue with the perspectives of these who see bees as undervalued, misunderstood creatures that want our aid to outlive. the result is an interesting, available assessment of a species that's the most important to our survival.

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