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Listening to the Bees

Listening to the Bees

edition:Hardcover

Listening to the Bees is a collaborative exploration by two writers to illuminate the most profound human questions: Who are we? Who do we want to be in the world?

Through the distinct but complementary lenses of science and poetry, Mark Winston and Renée Saklikar reflect on the tension of being an individual living in a society, and about the devastation wrought by overly intensive management of agricultural and urban habitats.

Listening to the Bees takes readers into the laboratory and out to t …

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The Honey Farm

The Honey Farm

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : literary

Vintage Margaret Atwood meets Patricia Highsmith in this slyly seductive debut set on an eerily beautiful farm teeming with secrets.

The drought has discontented the bees. Soil dries into sand; honeycomb stiffens into wax. But Cynthia knows how to breathe life back into her farm: offer it as an artists' colony with free room, board, and "life experience" in exchange for backbreaking labour. Silvia, a wide-eyed graduate and would-be poet, and Ibrahim, a painter distracted by constant inspiration, …

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Victory Garden for Bees

Victory Garden for Bees

A DIY Guide to Saving the Bees
edition:Paperback
tagged : reference

A hive of knowledge about gardening for the bees.

Who knew modern Civilization may be brought down, not by plagues or war, but by bees? Or, more correctly, by no bees? This book investigates the growing problem of bee mortality and offers practical measures we can all take to help. In ecological terms, bees play a critical role in the survival of many plant communities and continuation of life on this planet. No pollination, no seeds. No seeds, no future.

Now that bees are facing unprecedented lev …

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Bee Time

Bee Time

Lessons from the Hive
edition:Hardcover
tagged : bees, nature

Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writes—from the low hum of tens of thousands of insects and the pungent smell of honey and beeswax, to the sight of workers flying back and forth between flowers and the hive. The experience of an apiary slows our sense of time, heightens our awareness, and inspires awe. Bee Time presents Winston’s reflections on three decades spent studying these creatures, and on the lessons they can teach about how humans might better interact with …

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Bees

Bees

Nature's Little Wonders
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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The Summer We Saved the Bees

The Summer We Saved the Bees

edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Wolf’s mother is obsessed with saving the world’s honeybees, so it’s not too surprising when she announces that she’s taking her Save the Bees show on the road, with the whole family. Wolf thinks it’s a terrible plan, and not just because he’ll have to wear a bee costume, in public. He likes his alternative school and hates the idea of missing weeks of classes. His teenage stepsister doesn’t want to leave her boyfriend, and one of his little half sisters has stopped talking altoget …

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The Annotated Bee and Me

The Annotated Bee and Me

edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian

A few years ago, while sorting through a box of family mementos, Tim Bowling discovered a slim volume which his Great Aunt Gladys Muttart had privately printed in 1961?a memoir of her family’s beekeeping adventures in Edmonton between 1906 and 1929. As he read and re-read the text of this little book, Bowling felt that “two very different ways of life, the early years of two very different centuries, began to merge, as if the past was something the present gathers from the fields on a summer …

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Big City Bees

Big City Bees

by Maggie de Vries
illustrated by Renne Benoit
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback

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Nominated for the Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration

Vivid writing and luminous art combine to tell a modern story that introduces young readers to the wonders of bees For city kids like Sophie and Matthew, growing pumpkins is a big thrill.

But they're worried. They know they need bees to make their pumpkins grow. But will the bees find their garden? Are there even bees in the city?

So one day, Grandpa and the children set out to look for bees. They arrive downtown just in time t …

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