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Open source, 3D printable hives let anyone help save the bee population

Agus Echague

Open Source Beehives is a citizen science project developed by a team of ecologists, beekeepers, and open source advocates who want to solve the colony collapse issue. Currently raising funds on, it enables people to download and print a beehive for their own garden, allowing them to log on and study the health of a colony. Learn more

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  • Karen Scribner

    This is a wonderful plan. We all need to boycott CA almonds (milk, meal) and the evil that surrounds CAFO honeybee industry for almond growing in the US. will help with plants to use also.

  • Kristin Pedemonti

    Ingenious & Awesome use of a GREAT new technology; so many possibilities with 3-D printing! Kudos on using it for something so important.

  • Laurel

    This is so cool!

    • Agus Echague

      Ohhhh!!! Thanks Tristan!!! Loved it as soon as I saw it! Let's spread the worddddddd!!!!
      Enjoy GOOD! Warning: CAN BE HIGHLY ADDICTIVE!!! :D

    • Alessandra Rizzotti

      So cool you joined to tell Agus that! Welcome! Happy to show you around if you're up for it!

  • Jelena Woehr

    I am just crazy about your posts this week, Agus. You're on fire!