Bees

Photo: Christopher Gezon / Zion National Park, Honey Bee

Bee = Insect with four wings that is related to the wasps, gathers pollen and nectar from flowers from which it makes beebread and honey for food, and usually lives in large colonies

Celebrations
May 20 is World Bee Day. Hashtag: #WorldBeeDay

The date coincides with the birthday of Anton Janša, who in the 18th century pioneered modern beekeeping techniques in his native Slovenia and praised the bees for their ability to work so hard, while needing little attention.

August 17 is National Bee Day in Mexico. Hashtag: #DiaNacionalDeLasAbejas

Headlines
A Celestial Event Left Bees Speechless – The Atlantic
Magnetic Sensing through the Abdomen of the Honey bee

Elephants and bees
DW: Elephants hate bees. In fact, they hate them so much that it gave conservationists an idea: hang beehives in the trees which need protecting and the elephants won’t even go near them! –

Key Links
worldbeeday.org/en/
un.org/en/events/beeday/index.shtml

Recommended Listening
Tiny But Mighty – An Imperiled Bee Could Make Big Impact On Mojave Ecosystem

radio aporee ::: maps – Templo Sur, Monte Albán, Oax., Mexico

Photos
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Wikipedia
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