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

By: Markus Imhoof and Claus-Peter Lieckfeld

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"If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere. The death of bees is at least that dramatic and with even more far-reaching consequences." More Than Honey, the book based on the award-winning documentary of the same name, takes us on a global tour of the world of bees, introducing us along the way to "killer bees," Frankenbees, beekeepers, and human pollinators. Markus Imhoof and Claus-Peter Lieckfeld examine both the history and current status of our relationship to and reliance on bees, and expose the human behaviors that are contributing to the decline of the bee population--a decline that could ultimately contribute directly to a world food problem. The authors intersperse information about the intricate social structure of the bee world and the problems faced by bees--ranging from the ubiquitous Varroa destructor to overuse of pesticides and an ever-shrinking natural landscape--with conversations and interviews with beekeepers and bee experts from across the world, balancing the views of those who see bees as simply a valuable source of income with the views of those who see bees as undervalued, misunderstood creatures that need our help to survive. The end result is a fascinating, accessible overview of a species that is crucial to our survival. 152 pages. About the Authors: Markus Imhoof is an Oscar-nominated Swiss filmmaker and director of the international award-winning documentary More Than Honey. He is descended from a long line of beekeepers. Claus-Peter Lieckfeld co-founded and edited the German ecological magazine Natur. He currently works as a freelance writer, and in addition to co-authoring several books, has written numerous articles on nature. Both live in Berlin.

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

Author Name: Markus Imhoof and Claus-Peter Lieckfeld

Categories: Apiculture or Beekeeping, Insects & Arachnids, Environment & Sustainability,

Publisher: Canada, Greystone Books: 2015

ISBN Number: 1771640995

ISBN Number 13: 9781771640992

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 21.6 x 14.0 x 1.5 cm

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: A1133

Keywords: More Than Honey, The Survival of Bees and the Future of Our World, 9781771640992,