Event Title

The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Speaker

Thor Hanson

Streaming Media

Description

Join author and biologist Thor Hanson for a deep dive into the world of bees, from familiar species like honeybees and bumbles to leaf-cutters, masons, carpenters, cuckoo bees, and many more. Learn about their beginnings as pollen-eating wasps, and how their fascinating co-evolution with plants makes them indispensable to natural and human systems alike. Featuring stories from Hanson’s award-winning book, Buzz, and illustrated with pictures from around the world, this presentation gives essential context to the threat of modern bee declines.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

6-5-2020 12:00 PM

End Date

6-5-2020 1:20 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Duration

1:19:02

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Program

World Issues Forum

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Bees--Ecology; Bees--Conservation; Bees--Behavior

Type

video

Keywords

Bees, Pollen-eating wasps

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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May 6th, 12:00 PM May 6th, 1:20 PM

The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Join author and biologist Thor Hanson for a deep dive into the world of bees, from familiar species like honeybees and bumbles to leaf-cutters, masons, carpenters, cuckoo bees, and many more. Learn about their beginnings as pollen-eating wasps, and how their fascinating co-evolution with plants makes them indispensable to natural and human systems alike. Featuring stories from Hanson’s award-winning book, Buzz, and illustrated with pictures from around the world, this presentation gives essential context to the threat of modern bee declines.