Marla Spivak: Why Bees Are Disappearing | Natural Pest Control | Scoop.it

Back in 2007, when the words 'Colony Collapse Disorder' first hit the media spotlight, I wrote an article that sought to steer through all the reductionist scientific responses...

 

In the video above, Marla Spivak, University of Minnesota professor of entomology, having a lifetime of experience with bees, covers the same territory. In short, in my view, too many scientists are focusing only on the bee — when they, and we, need to seriously focus on the failure of our present, globalised, monoculture food systems. Only until we address these systemic issues, will we find that our problems, rather than the bees, will ‘mysteriously disappear’….