Can Consuming Bugs Save the World BBC full Documentary 2013
How would you are feeling about consuming deep fried locusts, ant egg salad or barbequed tarantulas? This documentary sees presenter and meals author Stefan Gates immerse himself within the extraordinary world of hardcore insect-eating in a bid to overcome his lingering revulsion of bugs and uncover in the event that they actually might save the planet.
With 40 tonnes of bugs to each human, maybe bugs might supply an actual answer to the worldwide meals disaster – the place billions go hungry day-after-day while the meat consumption of the wealthy attracts huge quantities of grain out of the worldwide meals chain.
Stefan’s on a mission to satisfy the individuals in Thailand and Cambodia that hunt, eat and promote edible bugs for a dwelling. However nothing fairly prepares him for bug farming on this terrifying scale, from stalking grasshoppers at night time to catching fiercely-biting ants. And it isn’t simply bugs on the menu. Stefan additionally goes looking for the hairiest, scariest spider on the planet – the tarantula. Stefan asks if the answer is for everybody – the British included – to start out consuming bugs too.