Did you know that it’s thought bees are to thank for one in three mouthfuls of food we take? That bee behaviour is inspiring decision making processes in businesses? That bees contribute invaluably to ecosystems around the world? That they’ve been worshipped in ancient history as the healers and givers of life? The list is endless.
But bees are in trouble. Their numbers have dwindled more severely in the UK than anywhere else. The Bee Diaries reveals intriguing facts about these little pollinators and meets the people inspired to put themselves at the forefront of conservation.
Listen to the documentary below or via the website.
In the blog you can find clips of world leading bee research scientist, Dave Goulson, revealing the incredible ways in which bees communicate. If you’re feeling inspired, find handy infographics and a short clip about urban bee awareness. Finally, find out more about the production process from a very personal angle.
Navigate this interactive map to meet the Bee Diaries’ contributors. Just hover to read about them, and click to see their faces!
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