WBEZ | Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? http://www.wbez.org/tags/queen-sun-what-are-bees-telling-us Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en New film looks at the buzz around the worldwide bee crisis http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-28/new-film-looks-buzz-around-worldwide-bee-crisis-85786 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-28/Honeybee_RGB.JPG" alt="" /><p><p>For years now, the global bee population has been in decline. Some refer to it as <a href="http://www.ars.usda.gov/News/docs.htm?docid=15572" target="_blank">Colony Collapse Disorder</a>, which means the hives and honey are still there but the bee population dwindles. A new film takes on some of the possible culprits – from pesticides to corporate farming.</p><p><a href="http://www.queenofthesun.com/" target="_blank"><em>Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?</em></a> opens in Chicago Friday at the <a href="http://www.musicboxtheatre.com/features/queen-of-the-sun-what-are-the-bees-telling-us/" target="_blank">Music Box Theatre</a>. <em>Queen of the Sun’s</em> director and producer <a href="http://www.queenofthesun.com/2010/11/taggart-siegel/" target="_blank">Taggert Siegel</a> will be there opening night – but first he spoke to <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em>.</p><p><em>Music Button: Medeski Martin &amp; Wood, "Queen Bee", form the CD End of the World Party, (Blue Note)</em></p></p> Thu, 28 Apr 2011 13:25:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-28/new-film-looks-buzz-around-worldwide-bee-crisis-85786