On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with documentarian Peter Nelson about his new film The Pollinators. The documentary is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts, and vegetables we all eat.
Honey bees are dying in record numbers due to parasites, pesticides, and poor nutrition – and beekeepers and farmers are worried. What are they doing to protect bees?
Peter Nelson, filmmaker/cinematographer, bee-keeper and director of The Pollinators
Ben Sallmann, member of the Pacific Northwest Tech Team at the Bee Informed Partnership
The NY Times: Plan Bee: The Rise of Alternative Pollinators
The Guardian: EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides