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Ο κύκλος ζωής του κηφήνα

Ο κύκλος ζωής του κηφήνα

Drone honey bees are male. They do not have a stinger and really don’t work in the colony at all. Their sole purpose is to be available in case a new queen is raised and needs to mate. In this case about a dozen of these drone bees will fly into the sky with a new queen and mate with her. After the mating process the drone will fall to his death. If a drone does not mate with a […]

Ο κύκλος ζωής της εργάτριας

Ο κύκλος ζωής της εργάτριας

An average bee hive consists of about 50,000 worker honey bees. From egg to adult is about 21 days. They can live up to 5-6 months in the cold season but literally work themselves to death after only 40 days in the heat of the forage season! They build comb, tend the larvae, tend the queen, defend the colony, clean the hive, and forage for honey and pollen to name a few of their jobs. They can sting to defend […]

Ο κύκλος ζωής της βασίλισσας

Ο κύκλος ζωής της βασίλισσας

Learn how a honey bee queen is made and how she lives. Its remarkable. From egg to adult is only 14 days. She then leaves the hive with about a dozen drone (male) bees and flies into the sky with them where she will mate with them. The drones die and she returns to the hive mated for life! She will lay a thousand eggs a day and is waited on hand and foot by the worker bees the remainder […]

Μία συλλογή από εξαιρετικά video του φωτογράφου Anand Varma που αποτελούν ύμνο στην μέλισσα

Μία συλλογή από εξαιρετικά video του φωτογράφου Anand Varma που αποτελούν ύμνο στην μέλισσα

A thrilling look at the first 21 days of a bee’s life We’ve heard that bees are disappearing. But what is making bee colonies so vulnerable? Photographer Anand Varma raised bees in his backyard — in front of a camera — to get an up close view. This project, for National Geographic, gives a lyrical glimpse into a bee hive — and reveals one of the biggest threats to its health, a mite that preys on baby bees in the […]

More Than Honey – Κάτι παραπάνω από μέλι

More Than Honey – Κάτι παραπάνω από μέλι…

Βρήκαμε το εκπληκτικό Documentary More Than Honey με ελληνικούς υπότιτλους το οποίο έχει βαθμολογία στο IMDB 7,5/10. Θεωρούμε ότι είναι από τις καλύτερες προσπάθειες να καταγραφεί η ζωή της μέλισσας και όλοι μας κάτι έχουμε καινούργιο έχουμε να πάρουμε.