06 Sep '11, 12pm

In Berlin, Bringing Bees Back to the Heart of the City

In Berlin, Bringing Bees Back to the Heart of the City

In Berlin, Bringing Bees Back to the Heart of the City In Germany’s capital — and in cities as diverse as Hong Kong and Chicago — raising bees on rooftops and in small gardens has become increasingly popular, as urban beekeepers find they can reconnect with nature and maybe even make a profit. by christian schwägerl From the flat roof of a brick building in Berlin‘s Kreuzberg district, the German capital looks like a concrete jungle. Apartment blocks, churches, and office buildings dominate the panorama. But Erika Mayr thinks this spot is the ideal habitat for her seven bee colonies. “My bees like it very much up here,” Mayr says. Standing at the edge of the roof, she points to an alley of lime trees lining some streets near the building. She mentions the “trees of heaven” in the neighborhood, an invasive species that loves urban heat islands and is known for its nectar-ri...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/urban_beekeeping_berlin_brin...

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