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Sustainability Now! Sunday, April 14th: Being in the World with Bees (or, What is it to Be a Bee?) with Professor Eve Bratman


Being in the World with Bees

(or, What is it to Be a Bee?)

 with Professor Eve Bratman


on Sustainability Now!  Sunday, April 14th 5-6 PM on KSQD

Bees are in danger; what can we do? Tune into a Sustainability Now! rebroadcast from 2021 to hear a conversation with Eve Bratman, an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at Franklin & Marshall College, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Bratman is a political ecologist with interdisciplinary training utilizing social science to explore conservation and land use issues relating to sustainable development politics and policies.  She is author of Governing the Rainforest: Sustainable Development Politics in the Amazon, and is finishing her book, called Bee Politics: Protecting Pollinators and the Local-to-Global Challenge of Sustainability, which uses bees as a prism for seeing broader social and ecological phenomena and is premised upon revealing the ways that human society fumblingly strives to protect and preserve their roles in our lives.

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