Energy-Rich Bee-Saving Paper
on 30 May 2018
We are all aware of the decline of bees—and nobody knows exactly why. One potential factor could be the urbanization causes bees to travel further for pollen leading to death by exhaustion. Bee Saving Paper might be the solution. Produced with energy-rich glucose, these "rest-stops" would provide bees passing by with a spot to nibble and rest. One pound of paper can feed several thousand bees—and it's not sticky, as the glucose has been dissolved into the paper pulp. As for what draws the bees to the paper, it's a series of invisible UV ink circles that mimic the way flowers appear to bee eyes. Read more at Fast Company.