Bee populations worldwide are declining due to climate change. But it’s not too late to save these amazing insects -- and you can help.Continue reading
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Noah Wilson-Rich's perspective as a biologist and chief scientific officer of The Best Bees Company informs active research collaborations with Harvard, MIT, NASA, National Geographic, Urban Beekeeping Laboratory and more. Wilson-Rich cofounded the nation's premiere commercial and residential beekeeping service. Using a custom-built digital platform to collect bee health data at scale, The Best Bees Company makes an outsized impact on the larger mission to save the bees and helps clients understand the quantifiable impact they have on the environment by opening their rooftops to pollinators. Wilson-Rich reports original research findings in traditional ways, with over 20 peer-reviewed publications, and through creative channels such as The Bee: A Natural History.
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What is it about bees? Three experts on why they’re fascinating, why they’re dying, what can save them
In 1945, there were 4.5 million hives of bees in the United States. Today, there are just about 2 million. It’s been a subtle decline over time, but one that has dramatically accelerated over the past seven years. And this should be extremely alarming, given that bees pollinate one-third of the world’s crops. InContinue reading