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Climate Change and Bee Extinction: Japanese Man on a Mission to Save Bees

Yasuki Funahashi a.k.a Honey-san

Do you freak out with swarming bees? Have you ever thought how crucial the pollinators are in our ecosystem? A respected beekeeper from Japan, Yasuki Funahashi travels around the world to raise an alarm that bees are rapidly vanishing.

"No bees, No life" 

When we see bees or wasps flying around us, many of us feel they might sting us.They could be seen as an insect that's unwanted. However, bees are crucial part of our lives. It is essential for the pollination of many food we eat such as fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts. 

Because of the global warming and the increase use of pesticides in the farm, the staggering number of bee colonies are declining around the world. It has alarmed the experts including a Japanese apiarist Yasuki Funahashi (a.k.a Honey-san). Honey-san is on a serious mission to save bees. 

Honey-san tells SBS how crucial it is to save bees in order to save our planet and our lives.

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