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A world without bees, Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum

Label
A world without bees
Title
A world without bees
Statement of responsibility
Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the impact of the disappearing honeybee population--which could end agriculture as we know it, threatening our civilization and way of life--in a book that draws on the authors' cross-continental investigation into the problem and addresses such possible causes as pesticides and climate change
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benjamin, Alison
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McCallum, Brian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colony collapse disorder of honeybees
  • Honeybee
  • Bee culture
  • Pesticides
  • Food supply
Target audience
adult
Label
A world without bees, Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum
Instantiates
Publication
Note
On cover, author is listed as Allison Benjamin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 3
  • Shrinking gene pool
  • 53
  • Search for a better bee - and its dangerous results
  • Chapter 4
  • One crisis after another
  • 79
  • A century and a half of empty hives
  • Chapter 5
  • Colony collapse disorder
  • Chapter 1
  • 103
  • Are bees facing their greatest threat ever?
  • Chapter 6
  • Pesticide poisoning and GM crops
  • 133
  • Why keepers blame the chemical companies
  • Chapter 7
  • Enemy within
  • 163
  • Parasites and pests, from fungus to blood-sucking mites
  • In the beginning was the buzz
  • Chapter 8
  • Changing environment
  • 187
  • Sprawling cities, rising temperatures ... and an insect that is struggling to adapt
  • Chapter 9
  • Industrialisation of pollination
  • 215
  • What happens when bees are treated like machines
  • Chapter 10
  • A world without bees
  • 13
  • 239
  • Can humanity survive if the nightmare comes true?
  • Chapter 11
  • Last chances
  • 263
  • How disaster could still be averted
  • CCD timeline
  • 271
  • Sources
  • 277
  • How bees and humans shaped each other's histories
  • Chapter 2
  • Master pollinator
  • 35
  • Why the honeybee is a flower's best friend
Control code
ocn317919546
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
298 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605980652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
638.15 B438 ; P ; XX-N ; R1002NG3 ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 317919546
  • (Sirsi) 317919546
  • (OCoLC)317919546
Label
A world without bees, Alison Benjamin, Brian McCallum
Publication
Note
On cover, author is listed as Allison Benjamin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 3
  • Shrinking gene pool
  • 53
  • Search for a better bee - and its dangerous results
  • Chapter 4
  • One crisis after another
  • 79
  • A century and a half of empty hives
  • Chapter 5
  • Colony collapse disorder
  • Chapter 1
  • 103
  • Are bees facing their greatest threat ever?
  • Chapter 6
  • Pesticide poisoning and GM crops
  • 133
  • Why keepers blame the chemical companies
  • Chapter 7
  • Enemy within
  • 163
  • Parasites and pests, from fungus to blood-sucking mites
  • In the beginning was the buzz
  • Chapter 8
  • Changing environment
  • 187
  • Sprawling cities, rising temperatures ... and an insect that is struggling to adapt
  • Chapter 9
  • Industrialisation of pollination
  • 215
  • What happens when bees are treated like machines
  • Chapter 10
  • A world without bees
  • 13
  • 239
  • Can humanity survive if the nightmare comes true?
  • Chapter 11
  • Last chances
  • 263
  • How disaster could still be averted
  • CCD timeline
  • 271
  • Sources
  • 277
  • How bees and humans shaped each other's histories
  • Chapter 2
  • Master pollinator
  • 35
  • Why the honeybee is a flower's best friend
Control code
ocn317919546
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
298 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605980652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
638.15 B438 ; P ; XX-N ; R1002NG3 ; Rev.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 317919546
  • (Sirsi) 317919546
  • (OCoLC)317919546

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