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From 2008.  Dated a bit, but still valid.

Bees are dying in droves. Why? Leading apiarist Dennis vanEngelsdorp looks at the gentle, misunderstood creature's important place in nature and the mystery behind its alarming disappearance.  

Dennis vanEngelsdorp is Acting State Apiarist for Pennsylvania's Department of Agriculture, studying colony collapse disorder — the alarming, worldwide disappearance of worker bees and Western honey bees.



Bees are dying off in record numbers, but ecologist Noah Wilson-Rich is interested in something else: Where are bees healthy and thriving? To find out, he recruited citizen scientists across the US to set up beehives in their backyards, gardens and rooftops. Learn how these little data factories are changing what we know about the habitats bees need to thrive -- and keep our future food systems stable.


Bees have been rapidly and mysteriously disappearing from rural areas, with grave implications for agriculture. But bees seem to flourish in urban environments -- and cities need their help, too. Noah Wilson-Rich suggests that urban beekeeping might play a role in revitalizing both a city and a species.


This is a very good TED Talk video that speaks to why our bees are disappearing.

Very informative.



This is a six minute TED Talk video that speaks to the Varroa Mite problem we all deal with.

There is an amazing section of the video showing the first 21 day of a bee’s life condensed into 60 seconds. 

It starts with a bee’s egg which hatches in larvae which transform into pupae, and finally into the awesome bee.

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