The Resource A world without bees, Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum

A world without bees, Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum

Label
A world without bees
Title
A world without bees
Statement of responsibility
Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Writers and beekeepers Benjamin and McCallum have traveled across Europe and North America investigating the plight of the honeybee, which is disappearing across the globe at an alarming rate, addressing different causes for this growing catastrophe (dubbed colony collapse disorder or CCD), including viruses, parasites, pesticides, climate change, and the demands of commercial beekeeping
Cataloging source
UPZ
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Benjamin, Alison
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
SF538.5.C65
LC item number
B36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McCallum, Brian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colony collapse disorder of honeybees
  • Honeybee
  • Bee culture
  • Pesticides
  • Food supply
  • Poisoning in honeybees
Label
A world without bees, Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-289) and index
Contents
  • The industrialisation of pollination : what happens when bees are treated like machines
  • A world without bees : can humanity survive if the nightmare comes true?
  • Last chances : how disaster could still be averted
  • CCD timeline
  • In the beginning was the buzz : how bees and humans shaped each other's histories
  • The master pollinator : why the honeybee is a flower's best friend
  • The shrinking gene pool : the search for a better bee--and its dangerous results
  • One crisis after another : a century and a half of empty hives
  • Colony collapse disorder : are bees facing their greatest threat ever?
  • Pesticide poisoning and GM crops : why keepers blame the chemical companies
  • The enemy within : parasites and pests, from fungus to blood-sucking mites
  • The changing environment : sprawling cities, rising temperatures...and an insect that is struggling to adapt
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Pegasus Books cloth ed.
Extent
298 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9781605980652
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3498603-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3498603
  • (Sirsi) o457083737
  • (OCoLC)457083737
Label
A world without bees, Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-289) and index
Contents
  • The industrialisation of pollination : what happens when bees are treated like machines
  • A world without bees : can humanity survive if the nightmare comes true?
  • Last chances : how disaster could still be averted
  • CCD timeline
  • In the beginning was the buzz : how bees and humans shaped each other's histories
  • The master pollinator : why the honeybee is a flower's best friend
  • The shrinking gene pool : the search for a better bee--and its dangerous results
  • One crisis after another : a century and a half of empty hives
  • Colony collapse disorder : are bees facing their greatest threat ever?
  • Pesticide poisoning and GM crops : why keepers blame the chemical companies
  • The enemy within : parasites and pests, from fungus to blood-sucking mites
  • The changing environment : sprawling cities, rising temperatures...and an insect that is struggling to adapt
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Pegasus Books cloth ed.
Extent
298 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9781605980652
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 3498603-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3498603
  • (Sirsi) o457083737
  • (OCoLC)457083737

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