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Who would have thought that the humble honey bee could be driven to extinction? It may sound apocalyptic but, right now, bees are being pummelled by a perfect storm. Pesticides, loss of habitat and a rapacious mite are just some of the forces threatening the Australian honey bee's very existence. It’s arguably the single greatest threat to our ability to feed ourselves. Without bees, there’s no pollination, no life, no food. The stakes could not be higher. Charles Wooley traverses Australia to meet a ferocious army of committed bee keepers and scientists on the war-path to save the precious bee. Bee scared (2015)

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