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Thoughworks helps Ecocolmena care for pollinators

XConf Europe 2022: Thoughtworks funds Ecocolmena to support programs that care for bees We are proud to partner with Thoughtworks, which is a software consultancy company that cares about social change and how technology can make the world a better place. We at Ecocolmena run regeneration projects in different habitats for bees and wild pollinators. […]

10 things you can do to help bees

Here we suggest how you can do it from home or with your friends and improve the environment with small actions. 10 things you can do to help bees. 10 things you can do to help bees and take care of them. It is the best way to collaborate with ecosystems, of course, we also […]

The flowers that most attract pollinators

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You can have the flowers that most attract pollinators in your orchard and garden. Flowers evolved with shapes, colors and scent. In this way, they can attract pollinators so that they can reproduce more effectively. A symbiotic evolution that has benefited both Orchard and varied floral garden Plant small orchards where you can put a […]

Life cycle of honey bees

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The life cycle of honey bees is holometabolo. That is, individuals that undergo four different stages of life development: egg, larva, pupa, imago. The life cycle of honey bees goes through all stages, during the different stages they are cared for and fed by nurses who take turns keeping them safe. All people who want […]

Bee pollen contains resveratrol according to research

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The Recognized Research Group (GIR) Separation Techniques and Applied Analysis (TESEA) of the University of Valladolid (UVA), in collaboration with the Marchamalo Regional Beekeeping Center. It is probably one of the most complete foods, since it contains the 22 essential amino acids, now it has also been discovered that bee pollen contains resveratrol. Researchers at […]

How does a bee see. The visual apparatus

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The bee adapts its vision based on its flight, the darkness of the hive or the search for food. Three additional primitive eyes help you know the solar time. How does a bee see. The visual apparatus of bees is one of the most sophisticated senses and without a doubt, a great ally of forages […]

I want to be a beekeeper. What procedures should I carry out in Spain?

Before beginning to describe the steps to be taken to become a beekeeper, we must say that the current legislation differentiates between three types of beekeepers. Every year, many people start as a beekeeper. One of the most recurrent questions is what procedures should I carry out in beekeeping to start the activity. (This procedure […]

30 plants that wild bees love and pollinators

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RoseBee, investigated and created 30 plants that love bees and wild pollinators. Aims to quantify the degree of attraction that honey bees and wild bees have for certain flowers. The 30 plants that bees love and pollinators is very good information to take into account when creating gardens. In the meantime, we leave you here […]

Eat garlic and honey on an empty stomach for 7 days

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May your food be your medicine and your medicine your food. The aphorism that Hippocrates, father of Medicine, bequeathed 2,400 years ago. Eat garlic and honey on an empty stomach for 7 days and see what happens. Nature’s pharmacy Inside our house we have a large pharmacy with natural remedies that we often ignore. Many […]

Propolis. How to use this natural antibiotic?

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First, propolis is a common hive ingredient made by bees from resins. There are many ways to use it for different human pathologies with excellent results, some of them we will tell you here. Propolis colors The different colors are based on the original tree: quite green in Brazil, red in Cuba, brown in France, […]