Open Source Project: Citizen Scientists Tracking Bee Decline

In the middle of last year, a network of citizen scientists tracking bee decline raised more than US $63,000 through a crowdfunding campaign to invest in specialized sensors that can transmit data from inside beehives to an online platform.

The latest buzzz from the Open Source Beehives is that their sensor kits to track bee health are coming out this spring, complete with an infrared bee counter, a sensor to detect levels of pesticides, and a web camera to spy on bee behavior.

You can read more in this CBC news report.

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