News in Review Death of the Honeybee

News in Review Death of the Honeybee

The humble pollinator of our flowers and food is dying at an alarming rate. Beekeepers are finding whole hives decimated. They blame a new insecticide called neonicotinonids.  Europe has already banned the insecticide. But in North America it is still widely in use. In this documentary farmers explain how the insecticide is boosting their harvest while beekeepers tell why the short term gain could result in world wide famine.

  • 2013
  • 00:12:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2013
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  • NIR-13-10 - Death of the Honeybee

    NIR-13-10 - Death of the Honeybee

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