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Vanishing of the bees

Author: George LangworthyMaryam HeneinJames ErskineWilliam GazeckiEllen PageAll authors
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : Distributed by Video Project, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Long and short version]View all editions and formats
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Colony Collapse Disorder has brought beekeepers to crisis in an industry responsible for producing apples, broccoli, cherries, almonds and a hundred other fruits and vegetables. This documentary follows two commercial beekeepers as they strive to keep their bees healthy and fulfull pollination contracts across the U.S. They plead their case on Capital Hill and travel across the Pacific Ocean in the quest to protect  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Science films
Educational films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Langworthy; Maryam Henein; James Erskine; William Gazecki; Ellen Page; Video Project.; Hive Mentality Films (Firm); Hipfuel (Firm)
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles on long version only. Features closed captioning for the hearing impaired on the long version.
OCLC Number: 682214509
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Contains short version (55 min.) and long version (88 min.).
Credits: Cinematography, George Langworthy ; editor, William Gazecki ; music, Brian Standefer, Bukka Allen, Brian McBride, Keith Kenniff ; narrator, Ellen Page.
Performer(s): Narrated by Emily Page.
Description: 1 videodisc (55, 88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD+R ; NTSC.
Contents: Long version. The importance of honeybees --
Discovering CCD --
Scientists investigate --
Commercial beekeeping --
Honeybees & mankind --
CCD suspects & Australian bees --
Holistic beekeeping --
Chinese honey --
CCD strikes again --
Farming & pesticides --
France protests & bans --
EPA shortcomings --
Root causes of CCD --
Return of the honeybee --
Solutions. Short version. The importance of honeybees --
Discovering CCD --
Scientists investigate --
Commercial beekeeping --
CCD suspects --
Holistic beekeeping --
CCD strikes again --
Farming & pesticides --
France protests & bans --
EPA shortcomings --
CCD not a mystery --
Return of the honeybee --
Solutions.
Responsibility: Hive Mentality Films and Hipfuel present ; directed by George Langworthy & Maryam Henein ; produced by Maryam Henein & George Langworthy ; written by Maryam Henein, George Langworthy & James Erskine.

Abstract:

Colony Collapse Disorder has brought beekeepers to crisis in an industry responsible for producing apples, broccoli, cherries, almonds and a hundred other fruits and vegetables. This documentary follows two commercial beekeepers as they strive to keep their bees healthy and fulfull pollination contracts across the U.S. They plead their case on Capital Hill and travel across the Pacific Ocean in the quest to protect their honeybees.
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Vanishing of the Bees

(EMRO user published 2011-01-07 ) Very Good Permalink
In late 2006, Florida beekeeper David Hackenberg was the first to report massive and mysterious disappearances from his commercial honeybee colonies. In the year that followed there was an alarming number of similar reports from all regions of the United States, and also from many countries around the...
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