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Top 10 Reasons To Give A Buzz About Bees

Published on October 5, 2011 by   ·   1 Comment Pin It
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Docmentary Buffs: We’ve got a new one for you to cue up. Check out these top 10 reasons to watch the documentary “Vanishing of the Bees”;

And here’s a taste;

And here are 10 reasons to give a buzz;

  1. We rely on honeybees for much of our food supply. Honeybees pollinate one in every three bites of food we eat.
  2. Bee populations are dwindling all over the world; the phenomenon is called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).
  3. Honeybees, a female society, teach us about the greater good, the sacred feminine and what it’s like to operate with a hive mentality.
  4. Pesticides are a major culprit behind CCD and if these modern day canaries are impacted that means we are too!
  5. Renowned eco-foodie and author Michael Pollan is featured in the film.
  6. Bee venom has been found to have medicinal properties, used for treating arthritis, multiple sclerosis and even fibromyalgia.
  7. A world without bees is a world without sweetness.
  8. Vanishing of the Bees is narrated by the amazing and talented Oscar-nominated Ellen Page.
  9. If we do not support the bees, we as a species will not survive.
  10. Education is the first stop toward effecting change. This is not only a movie, but a movement. Bee the Change! Join the hive here: www.vanishingbees.com

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