Bees/Bats/Birds/Bugs


‘Grand Beedapest Hotel’ Creates an Urban Home for Bees

Source: inhabitat.com Published: July 23, 2016   by Lacy Cooke Tea company Taylors of Harrogate teamed up with Kew Gardens to design the Grand Beedapest Hotel, a luxury bee hotel à la Wes Anderson. Through their enchanting design, Taylors aims to raise awareness...

21 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Honey

Source: well-beingsecrets.com Published: June 24, 2016 article by Helen Nichols @  Well-being Secrets Written by Helen Nichols Medically Reviewed by Dr. John Miller Why Honey If you’re not taking full advantage of the nutritional and medicinal value of honey, it’s...

The Sculpture Controlled by Bees: Wolfgang Buttress’s Hive

Source: theguardian.com Published: June 17, 2016 The Hive at Kew Gardens, at night. Photograph: Jeff Eden/RBG Kew  Its 170,000 pieces of aluminium are a hive-like structure of latticework, controlled by the vibrations of honeybees in a hive at Kew that is connected to...

These Photos Capture the Startling Effect of Shrinking Bee Populations

Source: huffingtonpost.com Published: April 7, 2016 Kevin Frayer/Getty Images A Chinese farmer pollinates a pear tree by hand in Hanyuan County, Sichuan province, China. By Casey Williams In parts of rural China, humans are doing the work bees once did.  Striking new...

Save the Bees with Seed Bombs

Source: treehugger.com Published: January 12, 2015 © Seedles Margaret Badore Seed bombs began as a fun and friendly tactic for greening abandoned lots in urban spaces. “Guerrilla gardeners” throw balls of seeds and fertilizer into fenced-off spaces that are otherwise...

All-Natural and Reusable Bee’s Wrap

Source: inhabitat.com Published: October 1, 2014 Bee’s Wrap sheets are made from organic cotton with a coating of bee’s wax, jojoba oil and tree resin. by Lea Stewart Clear plastic wrap is both really convenient and really wasteful. However, Vermont farmer...