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Open Source Beehives

Open Source Beehives

Combining elements of natural beekeeping, citizen science, open source hardware, and networked smart devices, these DIY beehives could be a powerful tool in the fight against Colony Collapse Disorder.

Honeybees are amazing creatures, because not only are they responsible for producing that jar of honey on your counter by flying tens of thousands of miles and visiting millions of flowers, but they’re also an incredibly important part of our ecosystem, working tirelessly as pollinators. In fact, without honeybees and other bees, our agriculture and food system would look drastically different, as bees pollinate about 70 of the top 100 food crops, and are said to account for 80% of pollination worldwide…

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Wild Food Map

Wild Food Map

  • Discover plants around you.
  • Locate plants on the map.
  • Identify plants via peer and community review.
  • Get suggestions via social and local recommendations.
  • Learn about useful, edible and medicinal plants Share local information on useful plants Connect with fellow plant lovers.

Source: http://wildfood.in/

 

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