Earth Report: The Plight of the Humble Bee (2008)
Season 13, Episode 13
Only available in Canada, United States
Bees pollinate three quarters of the world's crops. Industrial agriculture relies on industrial-scale pollination by millions of bees. Yet in several parts of the world, these bee populations are being decimated by disease. Scientists are relying on diversified honey bee populations to combat this looming disaster. Earth Report travels to New Zealand to investigate.