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DISAPPEARANCE OF BEES
Bees are known to produce honey, wax, propolis and pollen. Also the precious royal jelly and even their poison, used in apitherapy. Striped bee in black and yellow are part of the collective imagination because they are commonly portrayed in cartoons and children's books. And some just remember bees for their honey candy or pain from their sting.
But what most people are unaware of, It is that bees play an infinitely more important role: are the best and most efficient pollinators of nature, responsible for the reproduction and perpetuation of thousands of plant species, producing food, saving the environment and maintaining the equilibrium of ecosystems.
Few also know that there are in the world over 20 thousand species of bees. In Brazil alone there are over 3 thousand species, most native stingless bees.
Amid all this rich, but unknown universe, In recent years a problem tariff beekeeping worldwide: the disappearance and massive death of bees. Of significant proportions – in the US alone over 1/3 swarms have been lost every year – Brazil and Latin America are beginning to mobilize across the various bee mortality reports, causes still controversial.
The Campaign “No Bee, Without food” It aims to raise awareness of the importance of these pollinators and the need for its protection.
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Segundo a FAO, 85% of flowering plants of woods and forests and 70% das agricultural cultures, They depend on pollinators. The bee pollination is critical to ensure high productivity and fruit quality in several crops.
The BeeAlert application is the first online platform for the disappearance of registration or death of bees by geolocation. With the application, beekeepers, beekeepers and the scientific community can record and document the occurrences worldwide, indicando o local, intensity and possible causes (pesticides, diseases, pests, drove, etc). The collaboratively generated information contributes to the study of this phenomenon, and represents a major contribution to the protection of effort to bees. The data are confidential and will be used for scientific purposes. Report is to protect. Join now from your mobile phone, tablet or desktop and notify their occurrence.
Silver medal at the Bee Innovation Contest XI Latin American Congress of Apiculture
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