Where have all the bees gone

The September 2009 issue of The Internationalist presents in seven articles a comprehensive discussion on the vanishing bees.

Why are they dying?
Wayne Ellwood investigates the case of the missing bees.

The Bees' Knees - The Facts
Facts and figures on bees, honey & the food connection.

Honey is life
Gathering wild honey is an age-old tradition in South India. Mari Marcel Thekaekara and her husband Stan see how it’s done.

10 ways to help save the bees!
Illustrated by Scott Ritchie.

Backyard beehives
A walk on the wild side with Hadani Ditmars.

A stressed world
Extinction is forever. Can we stop the slide in bio-diversity?

Looting of a small planet
It won’t be easy but Philip Chandler argues that beekeepers themselves need to lead a revolution in sustainability.

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