Living Planet: Hope for the honey bee
| 05:32 mins.
There's no denying the vital role of bees and other pollinators in global crop production. But pesticides, habitat loss and climate change pose genuine threats to many of the insects we rely on. In France, beekeepers have seen their honey production fall by 50% since the 1990s. To reverse this trend, a group of scientists have taken a different approach to studying ways we can save the species.