The sad reality that we are facing today is the consistent decline in the bee population. Yes, this is true – and it has been that way for a long time already. Unfortunately, among the known causes of bee population decline are the loss of habitat and modern industrial farming methods.
If you think this is the least of your problems, then you certainly do not know a thing or two about nature. You see, bees are the ones responsible for pollinating most of the plants on the planet. And these plants, apparently, are the kinds that we human beings rely upon food. If not for these creatures, it is almost impossible for this cycle to happen. In order to encounter this nightmarish event, experts have come up with a couple of innovative solutions. BEEcosystem, in particular, has developed a system of wall-mounted observation hives, all of which can be easily expanded in a hexagonal, honeycomb style.
BEEcosystem is designed to counter the consistent decline in the bee population.
This innovative solution lets you invite a lot of bees into your living room! Not only does this concept bring bees closer to people in an urban setting, it is also good for the population of these creatures as a whole. Above all, we get to understand the crucial role that bees do on a daily basis.
The system is guaranteed safe, most especially for novice bee-keepers.
It lets you see how bees create their colony, beeswax, and honeycomb.
These hexagonal hives can be installed anywhere in your home.
But, of course, you are free to mount them outside.
They are really easy to install, and you can immediately see all bees in action!
Hives are connected in a way that they can expanded to create more hive space.
This secure tubing lets bees enter the hives safely.
With this innovation, we are able to bring bees closer to us in an urban environment.
By allowing them to grow their colony, we are also helping nature as a whole.
This is definitely something that we should put our interests into!
Six-Inch Long Centipede Cuddles With Hatchlings In Skin-Crawling Footage
Do you find this creepy or cute?
It's heartwarming to see videos of momma animals cuddling with their cute newborn babies. Most of the time, such an adorable sight would easily make our day bright. But will you still find it cute if the mom and baby -- or in this case, babies -- belong to the creepy-crawly species?
A Filipino real-estate agent managed to capture a video of a six-inch centipede embracing its 80 hatchlings. The video has since garnered millions of views and somehow confused netizens as to how they should feel about it.
New Study Warns Against Extinction of Orangutans
The population of Bornean orangutans halved in just 16 years.
Orangutans are one of man's closest relatives in the animal kingdom. They are the only great ape species in Asia, and they share 97% of human DNA. They have the ability to reason and to think, as well as to develop their own cultures. But a recently published study warns against the orangutan's extinction - and it could all be due to human activity.
The new study, titled "Global Demand for Natural Resources Eliminated More Than 100,000 Bornean Orangutans" and published in Current Biology, found that human activities like logging, mining, hunting, and deforestation, among others, have slashed the population of Bornean orangutans into half in just 16 years. That's from 1999 to 2015.
Orangutans are endangered species that must be protected.
‘World’s Loneliest Bird’ Found Dead Next to Concrete Bird He Wooed for Years
RIP, Nigel the gannet.
For years, the 'world's loneliest bird' persevered to woo his rather stone-cold love interest. Nigel, a gannet, showed up on Mana Island in New Zealand in 2015, where he met the apple of his eye. The only problem was that his potential mate was made of concrete.
Some 20 years ago, conservationists in New Zealand planted 80 fake gannet birds on the island as part of their efforts to attract real gannets. Nigel was the only one to show up after many years, and he was the first gannet to make Mana his home in 40 years.