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Saved by the Bee: Biomimicry and the Nature of Investing

Posted on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 by

When it comes to items and entities that are human-made—mass transportation systems, homes, businesses, clothing—there’s a historic tendency to rely on original ingenuity. As brainstormers and problem-solvers, humans have become quite adept at creating their own solutions to a multitude of problems. But what if the very best solutions could be found, […]

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Great Fall-Blooming Plants for Pollinators

Posted on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 by

Want to help bees? read more original article Ecowatch

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Protecting plants by deterrents instead of killing insects

Posted on Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 by

“It’s not just about the bees, it’s about the survival of humanity. Without the bees that pollinate a wide variety of plants, not only would our supermarket shelves be quite bare, but within a short time, it would no longer be possible to supply the world’s population with food.” The words of Professor […]

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The largest solar farm apiary in the US opens this week

Posted on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 by

An important feature of permaculture is the concept of stacking functions, or finding multiple uses for the same space or resource. North Carolina-based PineGate Renewables is taking this principle to a new level with the opening of the largest solar farm apiary in the U.S. Starting this week, the Eagle Point solar farm in Jackson County, Oregon will […]

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Bee Saving Paper

Posted on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 by

The life of man would be made extremely difficult if the bee disappeared. Charles Darwin From Bee Saving Paper    http://www.beesavingpaper.com After a century of rapid industrialisation and unprecedented urban development, bees have to fly much further in search of the plants they need. Long distances exhaust them. This is putting them on the […]

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How to Build a Native Bee Hotel

Posted on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 by

  Many of these so-called “solitary bees,” which include mason bees, leafcutter bees and carder bees, look more like flying ants than fuzzy yellow bees, but they’re valuable pollinators just the same. The traditional hive boxes used to house honeybees do nothing to attract native bees to your garden, but these unsung […]

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Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots Into Bee Farms

Posted on Friday, February 9th, 2018 by

A pair of Detroit natives have decided to combat neighborhood blight in a pretty sweet way — by transforming abandoned vacant lots in their city into honeybee farms. Detroit Hives, a nonprofit organization founded by Timothy Paule and Nicole Lindsey in 2017, purchases vacant properties and remodels them into fully functioning bee farms. “These properties […]

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6 easy ways you can help save the bees

Posted on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 by

Busy as a bee is an accurate statement. According to the Xerces Society, a nonprofit organization working to protect bees, 75% of the world’s food crop depends on at least one pollinator, such as the honeybee. (California’s pollinator-dependent crop value is about $12 billion a year.) That’s a lot riding on the journey of the humble […]

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How to Attract Bees and Other Native Pollinators With a Foraging Habitat

Posted on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 by

Pollinators like bees, wasps, butterflies, and moths are a key part of our ecosystem — pollinating 70 percent of flowering plants — but they face many threats to their health and habitat. In Attracting Native Pollinators (Storey Publishing, 2011), The Xerces Society takes a proactive, practical, and straight-forward approach to dealing with this dilemma. […]

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Morgan Freeman converts his Mississippi ranch into a giant sanctuary for wild bees

Posted on Friday, September 30th, 2016 by

Morgan Freeman has played so many roles during his long Hollywood career it’s difficult to keep track, but his newest role may prove to be his most important. The actor has turned his 124-acre Mississippi ranch into a sanctuary for wild bees, in an effort to help support population growth for the little pollinators. Freeman […]

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