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More Than Honey Austria, Germany, Switzerland 2012 – 90min.

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More Than Honey

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Documentary

From a small beehive in the Swiss Alps to the huge almond fields tended by an agribusinessman in California (to whose ears the buzzing of bees is “like the sound of freshly printed money”), everyone is concerned by the decline in the population of hives. Which is why Markus Imhoof, grandson of a bee keeper, traveled around the globe with camera in hand. The causes are many: vast and intense monoculture overworks the bees, they are given antibiotic treatment and threatened by varroa (parasitic mites), viruses and pesticides, whose effect are in turn reinforced by measures taken against the weakening of colonies such as the transhumance of hives, which stresses the bees...

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German Switzerland: 25. October 2012

Romandie: 28. November 2012

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ISAN-No. 0000-0003-2D42-0000-K

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steeldrivinman

6 years ago

Great film.


pattsu

6 years ago

Very insightful!


simpsonb

7 years ago

Must see. Fantastic footage - you'll never look at honey the same way again.


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