Bees, Trees and Seas
Defend or Die - Part 2
Special guest Dr. Reese Halter, relentless defender of bees, trees, and seas, and a lifelong advocate for the interdependent web of life, joins Dr. Peter Carter, Paul Beckwith and Regina Valdez in Part 2 of a two-part series on ‘Bees, Trees and Seas - Defend or Die.’
This video was recorded on April 13th, 2022, and published on June 4th, 2022.
Some of the topics discussed:
- How the wood pellet industry is unsustainable and how it is devastating the forests of British Columbia.
- The surprising similarity of Honey Bees to humans, an incredible and socially complex species.
- The amazing healing power of Propolis, a resinous mixture that honey bees produce by mixing saliva and beeswax.
- The tragic loss of 5,000 bee species due to climate change and the amount of nerve toxins being put into the environment.
- How 41% of the insects are missing.
- The importance of birds and their central role to life on our planet.
- How we are driving ourselves mad from all the neurotoxins we’re putting into the environment and on our foods.
- How fracking for natural gas can poison ground water.
- The abuses suffered by the indigenous communities of Western Canada at the hands of the police (RCMP) in support of the gas industry.
- The devastation to our seas from the subsidized fishing industry and their practice of bottom trawling.
- and much more. . .
- Dr. Reese Halter - A relentless defender of bees, trees and seas, is a lifelong advocate for the interdependent web of life, on land and under the sea, which the human race utterly depends upon for its survival. He is a prolific writer, poet and passionate lover of The Great Mystery, Mother Earth. Curious, joyful and kind — a vegan in love with nature!
Dr. Peter Carter - MD, Expert IPCC Reviewer and the director of the Climate Emergency Institute
Paul Beckwith - Climate Systems Scientist. Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Paleoclimatology Laboratory as well as at Carleton University
Regina Valdez - Program Director, Climate Reality Project, NYC. GreenFaith Fellow and LEED Green Associate
Charles Gregoire – Climate Reality Leader, Electrical Engineer, Webmaster and IT prime for FacingFuture.Earth and the Climate Emergency Forum
Heidi Brault - Climate Reality Leader, BA(Psychology), Library & Information Technician Diploma - Video production and website assistant - Organizer and convener, Metadata technician, COP26 Team Lead for FacingFuture.Earth and the Climate Emergency Forum.
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