The Death Of Bees Explained - Parasites, Poison and Humans

  • Published: 09 July 2015
  • In 2015 the bees are still dying in masses. Which at first seems not very important until you realize that one third of all food humans consume would disappear with them. Millions could starve. The foes bees face are truly horrifying - some are a direct consequence of human greed. We need to help our small buzzing friends or we will face extremely unpleasant consequences.
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    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell   6 bulan yang lalu

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      MANICHE CARBY  7 hari yang lalu

      Make one about hornets and bees or the different types of bees

      • Lucia Marquez
        Lucia Marquez  11 hari yang lalu

        Jv uh gjk

        • Rig* 3619
          Rig* 3619  17 hari yang lalu

          You forgot that hornets are also feeding on bees and their colonies

          • Gaming_ 10110
            Gaming_ 10110  19 hari yang lalu

            Imagine being in flate infinite plain and piles and piles of Money everywhere..but you have no food no water just a waste land of starving people and thirsty people.

            • Perer Addison
              Perer Addison  26 hari yang lalu

              purple Tongan banana ... and so is deforestation desertification destruction distraction and diss-information in general...

              • Leah Howard
                Leah Howard  Jam Yang lalu

                0:35 DOCTOR WHO

                • TranscodeShootingStar
                  TranscodeShootingStar  2 jam yang lalu

                  The narrator says Tom-ah-toes but not po-tah-toes

                  • One fine line One awful dime
                    One fine line One awful dime  3 jam yang lalu

                    Just increase the amount of other pollinators

                    • 藤山和之
                      藤山和之  9 jam yang lalu


                      • 藤山和之
                        藤山和之  9 jam yang lalu


                        • Victoria Rodriguez
                          Victoria Rodriguez  9 jam yang lalu

                          (6 3 (6

                          • BlSquad
                            BlSquad  10 jam yang lalu

                            @Donald Trump!!!

                            • The potato Party pooper
                              The potato Party pooper  14 jam yang lalu

                              bees are cute,wasps are shit

                              • Dorothy Isidro
                                Dorothy Isidro  22 jam yang lalu

                                🐝🐝😮🛡️ 🐛🐛🐛🐛 🐝🐝😮🛡️ 🐛🐛🐛🐛 🐝🐝😮🛡️ 🐛🐛🐛🐛 🐝🐝😮🛡️ 🐛🐛🐛🐛 Save the bees!

                                • Blue Gamer Mertamez
                                  Blue Gamer Mertamez  Hari Yang lalu

                                  I Wish Bees Were Mosquitoes...

                                  • Alicia Page
                                    Alicia Page  Hari Yang lalu

                                    Goodbye to food addictions, literally. Can't eat if there's no food, morons. Also, stupid to have children in these last days, there's not going to be enough resources to feed them, literally. Don't give a rat's ass about stalkers, they got too many problems they're ignoring. They get to stalk an angry Puerto Rican heritage mother while they feel important about their delusions about racism.

                                    • Javier PLAYZ
                                      Javier PLAYZ  Hari Yang lalu

                                      Conclusion Bee die Then We die

                                      • MikeYT
                                        MikeYT  Hari Yang lalu

                                        Very happy with this. I think more people need to know about the importance of honey bees.

                                        • Pierce Vaughan
                                          Pierce Vaughan  Hari Yang lalu

                                          Save THE BEES!!! WE need to TRY!!!!!!🐜🐞🐝🐝🐝🐞🐜 for THE BEES!!! & +, why dosen't kurzgesat try TO SAVE BEE HIVES!!!¡¡??¿¿¿

                                          • ainsley
                                            ainsley  2 hari yang lalu

                                            0:30 anyone notice the telephone box?

                                            • Robert Dunlop-Barnhart
                                              Robert Dunlop-Barnhart  2 hari yang lalu

                                              Honey bee's are invasive species yet we protect them instead of getting rid of them in the usa. They're killing native bees.

                                              • Aga Raditya
                                                Aga Raditya  3 hari yang lalu

                                                semua orang Indonesia harus menonton video ini..

                                                • Duc Minh Tran
                                                  Duc Minh Tran  3 hari yang lalu

                                                  Frick the increase population of pest, before they were pest, they help balance the nature and now they ruin it. Frick! And some farmer too

                                                  • Thomas Bassett
                                                    Thomas Bassett  3 hari yang lalu

                                                    There’s only one thing to do GIVE THE BEES STEROIDS!

                                                    • chickenalpaca03
                                                      chickenalpaca03  3 hari yang lalu

                                                      Aren't honey bees invasive species in North America though?

                                                      • Gabe Perez
                                                        Gabe Perez  4 hari yang lalu

                                                        What about other pollinators

                                                        • Michele Martins Makeup
                                                          Michele Martins Makeup  5 hari yang lalu

                                                          Lately I've seen strange things happening to bees, they loose their orientation and end up dying in my flat or when I'm out eating, they always come and stand on my food. I live in London and even in my holidays in Prague, this kept happening. Should we be worried? How can we change the environment and assure that bees are preserved?

                                                          • alireza pasandeh
                                                            alireza pasandeh  5 hari yang lalu


                                                            • Kuba
                                                              Kuba  5 hari yang lalu

                                                              i hate humans now

                                                              • Drosophyllum
                                                                Drosophyllum  5 hari yang lalu

                                                                Honey bees are only as important as they are because they are insainly invasive so they eliminate native pollinators leaving no alternatives. There are native bees, wasps, flies, birds, and many major food plants such as most grains are wind pollinated and would'nt be affected.

                                                                • Victoria Montevirgen
                                                                  Victoria Montevirgen  6 hari yang lalu

                                                                  I am going to cry 😭

                                                                  • Victoria Montevirgen
                                                                    Victoria Montevirgen  6 hari yang lalu

                                                                    Sadness o

                                                                    • Fennekin Smith
                                                                      Fennekin Smith  6 hari yang lalu

                                                                      but wait I thought honey bees were an invasive species

                                                                      • ASHES
                                                                        ASHES  6 hari yang lalu

                                                                        Love the video but just wanna day that honey bees are an invasive species in America stoping other spices of bee from being able to survive.

                                                                        • Hermano Manito
                                                                          Hermano Manito  6 hari yang lalu

                                                                          Portugal 🇵🇹

                                                                          • The Blue Phoenix: Captain Gamer

                                                                            You forgot to mention that honey bees are an invasive species in the US. Aka they are killing the natives. They're kindda like Native Americans. MatPat did a great video on this.

                                                                            • Aniket kumar
                                                                              Aniket kumar  6 hari yang lalu

                                                                              hey bees!! I ALLOW U TO KISS ME WITH UR BUTTS BUT PLEASE DON'T DIE!

                                                                              • Sondor A
                                                                                Sondor A  7 hari yang lalu

                                                                                I wanted parasites to die not bees

                                                                                • Yağız Uluck
                                                                                  Yağız Uluck  7 hari yang lalu

                                                                                  Where is Turkey in 3.32?

                                                                                  • Kahli Fontaine
                                                                                    Kahli Fontaine  8 hari yang lalu

                                                                                    So basically kill the honey bees kill the vegans then follow shortly after

                                                                                    • Saw Day
                                                                                      Saw Day  9 hari yang lalu

                                                                                      Guys honeybees get exhausted leave sugar and water on a spoon outside

                                                                                      • Ivanna Alberti
                                                                                        Ivanna Alberti  11 hari yang lalu

                                                                                        funny how they don't recommend to stop buying honey, y'all veganism is what will save earth and humanity

                                                                                        • Norm Smith
                                                                                          Norm Smith  11 hari yang lalu

                                                                                          Why should I care I have never been stung by a bee and if I did it would hurt write down in the✏📦 if you think it would hurt or if it does hurt ok thanks.

                                                                                          • Raist Br
                                                                                            Raist Br  11 hari yang lalu

                                                                                            is anyone else watching this in 2019?

                                                                                            • Evee Time
                                                                                              Evee Time  2 hari yang lalu


                                                                                              • Edward Hutchison
                                                                                                Edward Hutchison  12 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                I stepped on a bee that one time......Jesus Christ what have I done?!

                                                                                                • pika productions XD
                                                                                                  pika productions XD  12 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                  personally I have a extreme phobia of bees

                                                                                                  • Chris Doran Jr
                                                                                                    Chris Doran Jr  13 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                    Bees are not the only pollinators there are others and Bees are killing them look back when bees we’re not around plant life was fine they’re actually an invasive species boom I smart

                                                                                                    • akiro madlangsakay
                                                                                                      akiro madlangsakay  13 hari yang lalu


                                                                                                      • Kepler Burger
                                                                                                        Kepler Burger  13 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                        Another one of these videos? Bees aren't going extinct at all, just a bee in Hawaii. If you check the honey bee endangerment status it is unendangered. And even in cities like where I live bees are thriving. We have a bush in our front lawn with probably 100 bees on it during the day, and bees are still everywhere.

                                                                                                        • Aurel Mihailescu
                                                                                                          Aurel Mihailescu  14 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                          SAVE NATURA

                                                                                                          • rainbowdash1230 vibes
                                                                                                            rainbowdash1230 vibes  14 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                            😫😫😫😫 we need to save the bees😭

                                                                                                            • Katherine Stepanski
                                                                                                              Katherine Stepanski  14 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                              People do know that there are other types of bees and even more types of pollinators. We are actually harming the environment by our over use of honey bees in their none natural environment. A lot of business use honey bees because they are easier and you can make more money off them because of the honey. The problem is that they business are using them in areas they are not native. This hurts the native pollinators and because they are not native to these areas they are more likely to have a hive die. Yes honey bees are important but so are other kinds of pollinators that we are driving to extinction because of over use of only one.

                                                                                                              • yolomuffinsplease
                                                                                                                yolomuffinsplease  15 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                Where is there a good reason to dislike this video?

                                                                                                                • T.J Helwig
                                                                                                                  T.J Helwig  15 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                  I'm Died

                                                                                                                  • T.J Helwig
                                                                                                                    T.J Helwig  15 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                    Oh no

                                                                                                                    • Yoshikage Kira
                                                                                                                      Yoshikage Kira  16 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                      *shes killing all the bees* *shes killing all the bees* *we don’t know why but she’s killing all the bees* *DK, goodbye bees*

                                                                                                                      • Natka Noris
                                                                                                                        Natka Noris  16 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                        Im beeman i dont like varoa destructor

                                                                                                                        • Obelfis Perez
                                                                                                                          Obelfis Perez  17 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                          Why dont they don't make a bee farm with no poison

                                                                                                                          • Titan 10001
                                                                                                                            Titan 10001  17 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                            I don't if bees died, so long got rice and sesame oil, chicken can be feed of rice too. Wasp however is crucial for mini gladiator

                                                                                                                            • Fullkit Wankernald jr
                                                                                                                              Fullkit Wankernald jr  17 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                              Bees don't even exist in England anymore oof

                                                                                                                              • Alyssa Childs
                                                                                                                                Alyssa Childs  18 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                So what can we Do about this 🤔🤔🤔?????

                                                                                                                                • Super mario Plush videos
                                                                                                                                  Super mario Plush videos  18 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                  WELL DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!😫😫😫😫

                                                                                                                                  • Bigyearold Lasagne
                                                                                                                                    Bigyearold Lasagne  18 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                    Hornet: be-bee are you o-okay? Bee: I-I don’t feel so good. Hornet: don’t go away! Bee: *fades into dust* Hornet: 😢😢😢😔😔😔

                                                                                                                                    • FebrianNaufal2008
                                                                                                                                      FebrianNaufal2008  18 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                      3:31 when im see indonesia not added in the video Me: *U DARE OPPOSE ME MORTAL?*

                                                                                                                                      • h h
                                                                                                                                        h h  18 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                        Eating tardis

                                                                                                                                        • Heino Gernandt
                                                                                                                                          Heino Gernandt  19 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                          Very sad... More reason to follow up upon fighting for bees

                                                                                                                                          • Cataru Moore
                                                                                                                                            Cataru Moore  19 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                            I'd note the fact that... there are like 19,000 species of pollinators in the US (approximately), but the honeybee has stomped a lot of them into relative obscurity.

                                                                                                                                            • Victoria Tremblay
                                                                                                                                              Victoria Tremblay  19 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                              No that wouldn't happen because there are thousands of different bees and other animals can replace honeybeesl

                                                                                                                                              • shadow animations
                                                                                                                                                shadow animations  19 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                honey bees are an invasve spieces to north amirica

                                                                                                                                                • DamianTheBlueDiamond
                                                                                                                                                  DamianTheBlueDiamond  19 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                  Me: So your telling me that your kind is very important to us?......... Honey bee : *knods* Me:........ Me: *DO YOUR WORST!!!!!!!!!*

                                                                                                                                                  • Wolfgirl Gaming
                                                                                                                                                    Wolfgirl Gaming  19 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                    I would give my life to my little friends ( AKA bees)

                                                                                                                                                    • Jolee
                                                                                                                                                      Jolee  20 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                      this is worse than global warming

                                                                                                                                                      • Cringey Videos
                                                                                                                                                        Cringey Videos  20 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                        0:33 mmmm tardis

                                                                                                                                                        • jorgo parisis
                                                                                                                                                          jorgo parisis  20 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                          Stupid ppl 😥😞😖😤😡😡🤬🤬

                                                                                                                                                          • Janet Turner
                                                                                                                                                            Janet Turner  20 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                            That is how bad it was in 2015? It’s 2019 now.. OOH SHI-

                                                                                                                                                            • Terry Harris
                                                                                                                                                              Terry Harris  20 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                              Farmers are murdering bees like they're murdering us and their own family members. Their greed for profit has made them demonic with poisons. They're fanatical poisoners. They've supported every single poison to put on your food that's come along. This support of Farmers crap is nothing but pocket stuffing with YOUR money, to convince you to give it to them to NOT grow, and to kill bees and people. Let's be honest here. They suck Monsanto and they have no other lover.

                                                                                                                                                              • Soapandwater6
                                                                                                                                                                Soapandwater6  20 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                                I just read something recently that said that 99% of honey has Round-up in it. :(

                                                                                                                                                                • stefan Chen
                                                                                                                                                                  stefan Chen  20 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                                  People kill bees

                                                                                                                                                                  • changeablerjacob
                                                                                                                                                                    changeablerjacob  21 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                                    Do u know that Chinese people eat bugs? They eat honey bees too.

                                                                                                                                                                    • Park Chimmy 1995
                                                                                                                                                                      Park Chimmy 1995  20 hari yang lalu

                                                                                                                                                                      changeablerjacob ok so?