A must-see, available on Netflix or $3.99 per view. So worth it.
The term Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is what scientists are using to describe the recent and sudden disappearance of millions of bees across the globe, with the US receiving the toughest blow. Why should we care? First off, bee pollination is responsible for the growth of 1/3 of the world’s food. Without bees to transfer nectar from plant to plant, crops will not grow. Second, bees are an indicator species. That means that, because of their role in the environment, their health is a direct window into the health of the environment. So if bees are dying – to the point where bee keepers are calling it an international crisis – what does that say about our environment? That correlation, is obvious. What’s not so clear is why the bees are dying, and thus, why our environment is dying. But, I’m sure you have your suspicions. Learn more here and check out the film!