Videos & Documentaries

“A Plea For Bees”
Bees are dying in droves. Why? In this TED lecture our very own Dennis vanEngelsdorp looks at the gentle, misunderstood creature’s important place in nature and the mystery behind its alarming disappearance.

Beekeeper Leaks EPA Document
Beekeeper who leaked EPA document about CCD and its causes.

Bees Without Borders – Time Video
A Connecticut beekeeper fights poverty by spreading the secrets of bees’ lives to villages around the world,32068,1868953376_1852267,00.html

Birds That Can Communicate With Humans
Believe it or not, these birds, also called honeyguides, communicate with humans. They guide humans, and possibly other large mammals (such as the Honey Badger) to bee colonies. Once the mammal opens the hive and takes the honey, the bird feeds on the remaining wax and larvae.

Claire Kremen: Honey Bee Pollination Crisis
An in depth look at the important role of the honey bee in pollination and the devistating effects of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).

Every Third Bite
In the past few years, millions of bees have disappeared from their hives. More than just a honey matter, the lives of bees are connected to us and our ecosystems in more ways than we can count.

Scientists Train Honeybees to Detect Explosives
Members of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Stealthy Insect Sensor Project team have been able to harness the honeybee’s exceptional olfactory sense by using the bees’ natural reaction to nectar…

Silence of the Bees
In the winter of 2006, a strange phenomenon fell upon honeybee hives across the country. Without a trace, millions of bees vanished from their hives, leaving billions of dollars of crops at risk, threatening our food supply. The epidemic set researchers scrambling to discover why honeybees were dying in record numbers
– and to stop the epidemic in its tracks before it spread further.

Zzzzzzzz – A 1964 Episode of the Outer Limits
A scientist who talks to insects hires a new lab assistant, secretly an invading queen bee disguised as a human.—original-zzzzzz

The Keeper of the Bees (1935)
A 1935 drama film directed by Christy Cabanne. Starring Neil Hamilton, Betty Furness and Emma Dunn.
A severely traumatized World War I veteran,played by Neil Hamilton (Commissioner Gordon in the Batman television series) thinks he has only six months to live. He meets an old man called Bee Master and his protégé, Little Scout, who try to convince him that he has more to live for than he thinks he does.