What is the bee space?

What is the bee space? Explore the maths in a bee hive The “bee space” is the precise gap within a hive or natural nest that bees won’t fill with wax or propolis. It enables the bees to crawl around in their home.  The ideal distance somewhere between 4.5 mm and 9 mm. In other […]

Coffee without bees?

Coffee without bees? Learn why bees are crucial for 40% of world’s coffee production So, you love coffee? Well, then you should also love bees. In fact, there much less coffee without bees in this world. Why? Because of the essential service that bees and other pollinators provide. When plants reproduce, female procreation material has […]

Why do bees die when stinging

Why do bees die when stinging Exploring the bee’s suicidal behavior Bees are fascinating creatures and we can a learn a lot from them. However, you should observe bees cautiously and only from a distance. When bees or wasps are far away from their hive or nest and just foraging, they will rarely sting. Unless […]

Consumer guide for bee products

Consumer guide for bee products How to make a responsible choice for your health and the bees’ wellbeing In this guide you will learn how to make the difference between real and fake honey and other products of the hive. In the recent years, there has been a renewed interest in products which are labeled […]

Where to buy sustainable honey

Where to buy sustainable honey An ethical guide for buying honey Valued for centuries as a natural sweetener and for it’s health benefits, the worldwide honey demand keeps growing. Meanwhile we witness increasingly intensive bee-farming methods accompanied by the extensive use of insecticides (especially neonicotinoids) within the commercial agriculture. Together with the loss of natural […]

Feel like a bee

Feel like a bee Put your coffee & emails away and slip into your new super body! There is this one question on your mind: How does a bee feel? Nothing easier than that. Put your coffee aside, close your emails & discover your new super powers! Now you are a honey bee. Together with […]