The first 21 days of a bee’s life | Anand Varma
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We’ve heard that bees are disappearing.
But what is making bee colonies so vulnerable? Photographer Anand Varma raised bees in his backyard — in front of a camera — to get an up close view.
This project, for National Geographic, gives a lyrical glimpse into a bee hive — and reveals one of the biggest threats to its health, a mite that preys on baby bees in the first 21 days of life.
With his incredible footage, set to music from Magik*Magik Orchestra, Varma shows the problem ...
and what’s being done to solve it.
(This talk was part of a session at TED2015 guest-curated by Pop-Up Magazine: popupmagazine.com or @popupmag on Twitter.)
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