In light of the disappearance of honey bees around the world, Haagen-Dazs asks us to consider a world without honeybees. In a microsite that touts “Haagen-Dasz Loves Honey Bees,” the bee-loved ice cream maker teaches us the importance of these insects’ roles in pollenating fresh produce. Naturally, those here at Beekeeper Group couldn’t agree more. This crisis could not only be detrimental to the honey bee population, but it could also severely impact buzz-ness! So, here’s a video from helpthehoneybees.com, (...)
It turns out that bees “can solve complex mathematical problems which keep computers busy for days” according to a study by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London and recently reported in the Guardian Newspaper. Read the article about how bees can best solve the “travelling salesman” problem by finding the quickest and most efficient route to visit flowers over a large distance. We Beekeepers always knew that bees were clever little creatures – but now we have proof that they really are one (...)
Who knew the New Zealand Executive wing of its parlimentary complex was called The Beehive? Not I. Just like your average beehive, New Zealand’s one has a queen- Elizabeth II, Queen of the Commonwealth realms. Unlike most beehives, this one boasts marble, stainless steel, glass, and copper. Although I’d hate to taste that honey.