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The big bee bummer: Marla Spivak at TEDGlobal 2013

The big bee bummer: Marla Spivak at TEDGlobal 2013

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Our supermarket produce aisles would look very, very bare without bees. As MacArthur Fellow Marla Spivak explains on the TEDGlobal stage, this is something we should all be extremely concerned about: the dramatic drop in bee populations that’s been taking place over the past seven years. (Read The New York Times’ take on the especially scary drop in []

Listening to Nature: The speakers in Session 5 at TEDGlobal 2013

Listening to Nature: The speakers in Session 5 at TEDGlobal 2013

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This session asks us to pay closer attention to what nature has to tell us — both about itself and about the world around us. We’ll investigate a variety of sources — from the soundscapes of ecosystems to the neurons of cockroaches to the extraordinary sex lives of animals. Here are the speakers who appeared []