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Bees

The buzz is building in the gardens of Paris

At least two urban Australian parks, Sydney's Centennial Parklands and the Royal Botanic Garden, have beehives but their ''evangelist'', Doug Purdie of the Urban Beehive, tells me they are not signposted so as not to attract too many visitors. He says it took…
bubmag
November 9, 2019
Bees

The seedless lemon revolution has taken root in California

Thirty miles northwest of Los Angeles, the Lemon Hill grove a square mile of rolling slopes covered with healthy young trees, laden with fragrant yellow fruit evokes the Arcadian vistas of classic citrus crate labels. Everything looks familiar, but inside the…
bubmag
November 4, 2019
Bees

Climate Change Tracker: To bee or not to bee

Whenever we talk about the effects of climate change on animal species, the urge is to focus on flagship species like the tiger or the snow leopard. While that is a valid way to look at Earths ongoing ecocide, we often neglect the smallest creatures. Sometime…
bubmag
November 1, 2019
Bees

LEGO Mechanical Beehive

LEGO builder The Quinten has submitted a delightful, multi-layer Mechanical Beehive to LEGO Ideas. Projects that earn 10,000 votes are reviewed by LEGO experts for the potential of being produced. The video above provides a peek at the mechanisms that make it…
bubmag
November 1, 2019