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Greg Corman Creates Colorful Sculptures For Bees To Nest In

Scrap wood and found objects become nesting habitats for bees with Greg Corman‘s colorful and quirky wall-hanging sculptures. Corman drills tunnels into the wood where the bees occupy them as brood chambers for their babies. Corman designs an array of pieces using a variety of materials, but many of his designs are created as bee boxes (or bee condos) for solitary native bees. [...]
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Bees Use Flowers for Wallpaper

Odd : Neatorama (4 years ago)

A rare species of bee uses flower petals to make a tiny nest for each egg. Two teams of researchers found nests of the Osmia (Ozbekosima) avoseta bee in Iran and watched them meticulously build the nests and line them food for the d... Read Post

Beijing Based Artist Collaborates With Bees To Create His Sculptures

Odd : Neatorama (15 hours ago)

Bees are an intrinsic part of the natural world, and without them crops will fail, flowers won’t bloom and the human race will be in big trouble, but there’s another thing we’ll be missing out on if bees become extinct-their natural... Read Post

Bees that nest in petals: Scientists describe the nest of an uncommon solitary bee

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

A rare species of solitary bees found in the Middle East, Osima avoseta, constructs its nests from petals, creating chambers of pink, yellow, blue, and purple for its larvae. The colorful nests moist, secure chambers for the larvae ... Read Post

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