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Global hive : what the bee crisis teaches us about building a sustainable world

Author: Horst Kornberger
Publisher: [Edinburgh, Scotland] : Floris Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Global hive is a rallying cry for a new understanding of world ecology. More than a study of bees, this book offers both an entirely new way of thinking about the bee crisis and its causes, and a way to use the crisis to explore wider social and ecological issues. Kornberger challenges the dominant scientific worldview that reduces everything to minute detail and fails to see the larger holistic picture. He argues  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horst Kornberger
ISBN: 1782505695 9781782505693
OCLC Number: 1055263193
Description: 147 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From beuys to bees --
Honey hunt --
Domestication and what it means --
The bee in all bees --
The caged queen --
Enter: Varroa Destructor --
Mites and their mission --
Microscope and mind --
Mating machinery --
The logic of destruction --
Macroscope --
Goethe: the apprentice of nature --
Compassionate ecology --
From conscience to compassion --
Global empathy --
Beehive metaphors --
Bee frames and mind frames --
The choreography of care --
Swarming paradigms --
Compassion collapse disorder --
Imaginal literacy --
Global hive --
Ecolibrium --
The honey doctrine.
Responsibility: Horst Kornberger.

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This thought-provoking treatise explores the lack of joined-up thinking in our society, through the lens of the bee crisis and encourages us to think about how, through our own choices, we can build  Read more...

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