Where is that bee going?

CSIRO Image of bee trackerBee numbers worldwide are declining, which is not good news for those farmers and plants that need bees for pollination (and let’s face it, that is a lot!).

In a world first, CSIRO scientists in Hobart, Tasmania are attaching tiny transmitters to record and observe the movement of these bees.

This movement information will hopefully help scientists and farmers figure out which environmental factors are effecting the bees and how to more effectively work with them to fertilize their crops.

The article which contains more info, photos and a video can be found here, the link is http://csironewsblog.com/2014/01/15/tiny-technology-creates-a-buzz/

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