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MIT Media Lab designs synethetic indoor apiaries to keep honeybees safe year-round The creation of a controlled space in which bees can thrive directly addresses the plight of the bees from every possible angle. By design, the Synthetic Apiary concept protects the bees from the biggest threats to their survival, including errant pesticides, drastic climate changes, drought, and even flowers losing their scent. Providing a protective environment is the latest in a series of unique attempts to help save pollinators from total extinction.
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