TED TALKS: How you can help save the bees, one hive at a time

Genetic selection of honeybee
Artificial insemination of honey bee Queens

Bees are dying off in record numbers, but ecologist Noah Wilson-Rich is interested in something else: Where are bees healthy and thriving? To find out, he recruited citizen scientists across the US to set up beehives in their backyards, gardens and rooftops.

Noah Wilson-Rich / Beekeeper

Learn how these little data factories are changing what we know about the habitats bees need to thrive — and keep our future food systems stable.


Set up beehives in your backyard, garden and rooftop