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    Whether you have a small back garden, a roof top at home or at work you could keep bees. Setting up a bee hive in an urban environment not only e… Read More
    Whether you have a small back garden, a roof top at home or at work you could keep bees. Setting up a bee hive in an urban environment not only eliminates the threat from pesticides but allows bees to feed off a wide variety of plants not found in the country. Read Less
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Beespace:The Preservation of Species

Beekeepers and scientists are still unsure what is causing the loss of so many bees, but the fact is that bees are disappearing at alarming rates all over the world. In the UK, around one fifth of honeybee hives were lost in the winter of 2008/09.

Beespace aims to initiate an urban beekeeping movement, by encouraging the public to learn about the bee and its role in our world, prompting individuals to start a new colony for themselves, would in turn (theoretically) help to rebalance a declining bee population in rural areas.
 
Whether you have a small back garden, a roof or at work you could keep bees. Setting up a bee hive in an urban environment not only eliminates the threat from pesticides but allows bees to feed off a wide variety of plants not found in the country.
 
The idea was to allow individuals the chance to build bee hives within their own community, using kits created by beespace and collecting the honey the bees would then produce.