World Bee Day – May 20
May 20th was declared World Bee Day by the United Nations in 2018, reaffirming the commitment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) taken in 2015, and in particular SDG 15 “Earth Life”.
The Impulso Verde Foundation is committed to the protection of bees by developing a beekeeping project with indigenous and peasant communities in the Colombian Andes region.
Learn more about bees:
- Bees contribute to the pollination of 170,000 plant species.
- To produce 1 kilo of honey, bees must visit 4 million flowers and fly 4 times the distance around the Earth.
- 12 bees can produce 1 teaspoon of honey over their lifetime.
We all depend on bees!
Watch the UN video “To all the unsung heroes…”: