This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make in the hive and much more.

This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make

How the round, bee-friendly Sun Hive may help save the bees

How the round, bee-friendly Sun Hive may help save the bees (Video)

Based on the form of wild bee nests, the Sun Hive is a design that comes out of "bee-centered" apiculture, where the bees' natural tendencies are supported, rather than suppressed. Not surprisingly, bees seem to thrive in these hives.

Why is the #bee population declining, & why should we care? #CCD #savethebees

Why the Bee Population is Declining

The bee population is declining, and it has a huge impact on our food supply. Infographic by CustomMade describes how and why.

Sweet Death – Honey in Death RitualsBefore them, under the garden wall, Forward and back Went, drearily singing, the chore-girl small, Draping each hive with a shred of black.  Trembling, I listened; the summer sun Had the chill of snow; For I knew she was telling the bees of one Gone on the journey we all must go!  "Stay at home, pretty bees, fly not hence! Mistress Mary is dead and gone!"  thesection from John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "Home Ballads" describes the practice

Sweet Death – Honey in Death Rituals

pada-viya: “ Telling the Bees. When someone dies you are supposed to tell the bees~ and invite them to the funeral, give them wine and cake, hang mourning cloth over the hive. You should tell them other things as well- of a marriage, when you are.

The Bee Gees....the brothers Gibb    They made GREAT music starting from the late 50s.  Click on their pic to view/listen to their song, 'Tragedy' recorded in 1979. I love Barry Gibb's falsetto on this track.

Love, love, love all the Bee Gees songs.what a great era for dance tunes!

Vanishing of the Bees  Documentary, I watched this on Netflix....a must see! Sad, what man has done to his own environment.

Vanishing of the Bees (2009)

Vanishing of the Bees documentary. - see and Bees & "Flora & Fauna" since ca. - “If the bees disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have 4 years left to live.

Save the Bees Shirt  Womens Scoop Neck  Natural White by naturwrk

Save the Bees Shirt - Womens Scoop Neck - Organic Cotton Shirt - Bamboo - xs S M L XL - Clothing -Tshirt - bug

The Bee by katinthecupboard, via Flickr

“Sing, Little Birdie” by Gertrude E. Heath, 1928 by the Saalfield Publishing Company. Black and white illustrations by Helene Nyce, color bookplates by Jan Cragin. Cover by Fern Bisel Peat.

Hey, look at this wallpaper from Rebel Walls, Blossom For The Bees! #rebelwalls #wallpaper #wallmurals

Blossom For The Bees

Beesfree! How dying bees affects you!! And what can you do to save the bees!

Buzzing Off: How Dying Bees Affect You Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Animals category. Check out Buzzing Off: How Dying Bees Affect You now!

Certain pesticides may increase some food crop production but they very well may be killing bees and the result could be a loss of a wide variety of crops. #beehivecandles

We may have figured out what's killing the bees. Are we brave enough to save them?

Nearly of honey bees have perished in just a few years, and honeybees pollinate of all the food we eat. This is a closer look at a major cause of widespread bee die-offs, what it means to us, how we can help.

queen bee craft game who can correctly label each part of the bee in 60 seconds wins.

Perfect for your insect units! Check out this queen bee craft (along with the drone and worker bees).

Whimsical Keeper of the Bee's Vintage Style by DragonflyMeadowsArt, $39.00

Whimsical Bee Keeper Sign, Keeper of the Bees, Vintage Style, Distressed, Honey…

Want to know why bees are so important?

Pesticides and the Silencing of the Bees

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