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From Barren Market Campaigns to Open Sourced Beehives

By: Laura McQuarrie - Published:
These foundations, campaigns and public projects share a common goal: save the honey bees against colony collapse disorder around the world. Some of the projects focus on awareness, or make donations from sales to organizations like the Xerces Society and the World Save Bee Fund, while others take a more direct approach, inciting people to start their own hives.

Bees are responsible for pollinating about a third of the flowers on the fruits and vegetables we find in grocery stores, but about a third of the bee population has vanished too. Häagen-Dazs, Nokia and Whole Foods are just a few well-known brands that are raising awareness on the urgent need to save the honey bees.