The Incomparable Honeybee and the Economics of Pollination

The Incomparable Honeybee and the Economics of Pollination

by Reese Halter


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ISBN-13: 9781926855646
Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Series: RMB Manifestos
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 105
Product dimensions: 4.70(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Reese Halter is an award-winning conservation biologist, syndicated science writer, TV host and father. He is a sought-after public speaker and founder of the international conservation institute Global Forest Science, through which he regularly visits schools and encourages children worldwide to embrace conservation, science exploration and learning. Dr. Reese lives in Los Angeles, California, and can be contacted through

Table of Contents

A Story of Reciprocation 1

In the Beeginning 7

Native Bees of North America 11

Bumble Bees 16

The Complex Society of Honeybees 23

Intricate Steps of Communication 36

The Gifts They Give Us 45

Bees and Food Production 65

Down a Path We Can't Sustain 76

How to help the Bees Recover 94

Bookshelf 101

About the Author 105

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