Nicotine Pesticides and Bees

SUBHEAD: Free Documentary Film Viewing at KCC Saturday, December 17th at 4pm .  

By Jimmy Trujillo on 13 December 2011 in Island Breath - 
Image above: Detail of cartoon showing how many ways can we not see the reason for bee colony collapse disorder. Click to see whole cartoon enlarged. From (

Nicotine Bees is a documentary by Kevin Hansen. Released in 2010, the video is about the worldwide collapse of honeybees and the role honeybees play as pollinators for an estimated one-third of the world’s food supply.

The hour-long documentary explores the links between a new class of nicotine-based pesticides and the issue of Colony Collapse Disorder. To view a trailer of the movie, and more information on the film, go to A discussion of local apiary issues will follow the 4pm screening. The showing is free and open to the public; audience members are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for a donation to Kauai Independent Food Bank.  

Free Video Presentation of the documentary, "Nicotine Bees"  

Kauai Community College, Multipurpose Room 114 in the Electronic and Technology Building  

Saturday, December 17, 4:00 to 6:00  

Kauai Beekeepers Association, in partnership with the KCC Apiary Program  

For more information, contact Jimmy Trujillo 346 7725 or email:

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

mahalo linda for posting this. good luck w/your speaker colony and their transition to their new home and location. bee well,....jt

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