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The Strange Disappearance of the Bees

Bees are dying everywhere. Can Science save them? Why should we care?
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Official Website
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Overview

Genre
Contemporary Issues, Science, Nature, Society, and Investigation
Synopsis

THE STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE BEES is a frightening documentary about how mass deaths of bees have recently swept all over the world. Increasingly each spring, beekeepers open their hives to find entire colonies wiped out. And beekeepers aren't the only ones who are worried. Bees pollinate at least a third of the world's crops. If the dramatic decline in worldwide bee populations continues, essential food crops could disappear, along with entire ecosystems.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
93 and 58 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Telfrance, France; Gala Films, Canada
Country
France
Years of Production
2007/2010
Locations
France, Germany, Canada, Scotland, USA

Distribution Details

Release year
2010
Awards
French Society of Authors award (Etoile du Scam)
Distribution
Icarus Films is US distributor for one-hour English version. DVD French version released by ARTE.
Broadcast (Prod.)
Broadcast on ARTE (France). CBC Canada.
Language
English, French, German
Subtitles
English, French, German

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