How city habitats help honeybees to thrive
Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Birds and the Bees.
On a rooftop garden in the middle of Manhattan, honeybee colonies are flourishing. Biologist Noah-Wilson Rich explains how collecting data from honeybee hives can help ensure a healthy future for all.
About Noah-Wilson Rich
The company installs and maintains honeybee hives on commercial and residential properties in 13 cities nationwide. Their data-driven approaches are used by other institutions likes MIT, NASA, Harvard University, and National Geographic.
Wilson-Rich got his bachelor's degree in biology from Northeastern University and his Ph.D. in biology from Tufts University. He is the author of The Bee: A Natural History.
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