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Episode 10 – Earth Life Threats

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Part One: Alarming Disappearance of Honey Bees

Part Two: “Noah’s Ark” for World’s Seeds

Episode 10 -  Earth Life ThreatsIt’s estimated that one-third of the world’s food supply is dependent upon honey bee pollination. But millions of honey bee pollinators in 22 American states, Spain and Poland have been disappearing at an alarming rate with no explanation to date.

While the bees are seriously declining, so are the world’s plants Some scientists expect the Amazon rainforest to be gone by the end of the 21st Century. Scientists say humans must act now to save as many species of animals, insects and plants as possible before global warming and potential devastating events accelerate extinctions. One survival project beginning immediately in March 2007, is construction of a “Noah’s Ark” seed vault inside a Svalbard, Norway, mountain in the Arctic.

 

Part One:  Alarming Disappearance of Honey Bees Part Two:  "Noah's Ark" for World's Seeds

Part One:  Alarming Disappearance of Honey Bees
Part Two:  “Noah’s Ark” for World’s Seeds