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Bee Time Lessons from the Hive

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ISBN-10: 0674368398

ISBN-13: 9780674368392

Edition: 2014

Authors: Mark L. Winston

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Being among bees is a full-body experience, Mark Winston writesâe"from the low hum of tens of thousands of insects and the pungent smell of honey and beeswax, to the sight of workers flying back and forth between flowers and the hive. The experience of an apiary slows our sense of time, heightens our awareness, and inspires awe. Bee Time presents Winstonâe(tm)s reflections on three decades spent studying these creatures, and on the lessons they can teach about how humans might better interact with one another and the natural world.Like us, honeybees represent a pinnacle of animal sociality. How they submerge individual needs into the colony collective provides a lens through which to ponder…    
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/6/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 296
Size: 0.59" wide x 0.83" long x 0.09" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Kenneth Brink is a Senior Scientist in the Department of Physical Oceanography at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. He is a world leader in coastal and shelf dynamics and the coupling between shelf and deep ocean circulation. He is past president of The Oceanography Society.Mark L. Winston is a Fellow in the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University.