These Dead Bees Have a Message [Video]

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Sometimes you have to make a point with a hammer rather than a needle. The hammer these bee activists are using is containers full of dead bees. Why? Because the activists want people to actually see the evidence that yes, there is something wrong with the world.

The group Keep Hives Alive aims to “educate about the desperate need for honeybees and to advocate for concrete legislation that could help protect them. As part of that effort, the tour includes an awfully stark reminder of just how bad things are out there in bee-world: a truck full of 2.6 million dead bees,” Modern Farmer reports.

Watch the demonstration below.

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