Bees play a key role in agricultural production, yet the chemicals used in agriculture are a principal cause in the decimation of the world’s bees and other pollinators. And how about us? Do we realize that the molecules that affect their nervous systems also harm ours? Couldn’t we find a way to farm without annihilating the very creatures that trigger the circle of life?

Chaired by: Cinzia Scaffidi, director of Slow Food Studies Center

Francesco Panella, president of UNAAPI, national union of beekeepers associations of Italy

Claudio Porrini, University of Bologna

Fabio Sgolastra, University of Bologna

Diego Pagani, president of CONAPI, national consortium of beekeepers of Italy

Federica Ferrario, Greenpeace Italy

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