…we are a part of nature, and not separate from it. We depend on pollinators for over a third of the fruits and vegetables we eat. Many scientists believe it’s the most serious issue [colony collapse disorder] facing mankind. It’s like the canary in the coal mine…if they disappear, so do we. It reminds us that we are a part of nature and we need to take care of it.” – Louie Schwartzberg, Filmmaker


Pollination: It’s vital to life on Earth, but largely unseen by the human eye. Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film “Wings of Life,” inspired by the vanishing of one of nature’s primary pollinators, the honeybee. – TED Talks



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