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Incredible animation about the rage of bees against pesticides draws the attention of the world

Incredible animation about the rage of bees against pesticides draws the attention of the world

Bees work tirelessly to pollinate a third of the world's food supply. What if these busy workers protested human beings' abysmal stewardship of the environment? That's what is put in the latest Greenpeace PSA.

To raise awareness of the massive wave of bee deaths in recent years, Greenpeace published a Public Service Announcement showing insects taking action. In the video Greenbees, the smallest wing of the organization (totally fictional), takes a series of actions to stop the actions of humans by hijacking chemical sprayers and destroying trucks with messages to raise awareness. "Honey, it sprayed the children," reads a banner. A sign that reads "our future is in your hands" is attached to a scarecrow.

Why do they use this bold message that is almost terrifying? Because in addition to toxic chemicals, climate change and loss of habitat and biodiversity have contributed to the dramatic decline in bee populations. Groups like Monsanto make the problem worse every year, spraying genetically modified crops with pesticides that are deadly to bees. Scientists estimate that in the phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder, which began in 2006, nearly a third of all bee colonies have disappeared in the United States alone.

Greenpeace, and other stakeholder groups, are helping by using innovative methods to increase awareness and accelerate research. Eugene, Oregon, even passed pro-bee legislation to create safety zones for insects. If large-scale agriculture did the same, we might be able to repair the damage and save trusted pollinators.

Greenbees final message sums it up perfectly: "Give the bees a chance because without us, you don't have it."

Bees work tirelessly to pollinate a third of the world's food supply. A sign that reads "our future is in your hands" is attached to a scarecrow.

Why do they use this bold message that is almost terrifying? Because in addition to toxic chemicals, climate change and loss of habitat and biodiversity have contributed to the dramatic decline in bee populations. If large-scale agriculture did the same, we might be able to repair the damage and save trusted pollinators.

Greenbees final message sums it up perfectly: "Give the bees a chance because without us, you don't have it."


Video: Artist Talk with Alexis Rockman. November 6, 2019 (June 2021).