The plight of the bee

In ‘More than Honey’, Swiss filmmaker Markus Imhoof travels around the world to explore the modern state of beekeeping, the dangers facing bees, and the effect their demise would have on marketplaces that rely on their survival.

This content was published on October 3, 2012 - 11:00

His film captures the breeding of queen bees in minute detail, ventures to a laboratory to witness a bee brain scan, and discovers the dangerous prospects of a hive facing an infection through mites. It explores issues facing bees today, from the manufacturing of artificial hives to the migration of killer bees from Brazil to North America. (Trailer courtesy of Frenetic Films AG/Markus Imhof)

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