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मधमाशांचे मह्त्व व मधमाशीपालन

शहरातील रोजच्या धकाधकीच्या जीवनात काही क्षण निवांत घालवता यावे म्हणून आपण उद्याने व बागा यांमध्ये जाऊन निसर्गाच्या सान्निध्यात रममाण होतो. आजूबाजूची हिरवीगार झाडे, मंजुळ स्वरात गाणारे पक्षी, पुष्करणी व त्यातील थुईथुई नाचणारे कारंजे, रंगीबेरंगी फुलांचे ताटवे या सर्वांमुळे चैतन्याची अनुभूती मिळून मन प्रसन्न होते व ताजेतवाने वाटते. तेथील फुलांवर बागडणारी फुलपाखरे, फुलांभोवती अखंड गुंजारव करणारा भुंगा व फुलांभोवती गुणगुणणाऱ्या मधमाशा हे दृष्य आपल्या चांगलेच ओळखीचे आहे.
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मधमाशी

सुमारे तीन वर्षांपूर्वी अमित गोडसे हा अभियंता मुंबईतील एका नामांकित सॉफ्टवेअर कंपनीत नोकरी करत होता. त्यावेळी दिवाळीच्या सुट्टीत तो पुणे येथील त्याच्या घरी आला तेव्हा त्याला त्याच्या बिल्डिंगमध्ये पेस्ट कंट्रोलने हजारो मधमाशा मारून टाकलेल्या आढळल्या. ते दृष्य बघून त्यास वाटले की या मधमाशांनी कोणाला काही इजा केली नव्हती तरी भीतीपोटी त्यांना उगाच मारून टाकले गेलेय. त्यास दुःख होऊन याकरता काहीतरी केले पाहिजे हा विचार त्याच्या मनात घर करून राहीला. या घटनेनंतर कितीतरी दिवस त्याने अस्वस्थतेत काढले मग आपण स्वतःच काहीतरी करावे ही जिद्द त्याने मनाशी बाळगली.
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Importance of Bee Pollination

About 15 billion years ago the 'Big Bang' happened and the universe came into existence. It is said that our earth has originated about 4.6 billion years ago. And then gradually the life on earth came into existence. Researchers say that the amazing insects called 'Honey bees' exist on this earth even before the start of the human evolution.
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Save our ecosystem – Time To Beehave!

About 70 per cent of the pollination in the world is carried out by bees. Yet, the lack of awareness is responsible for a sudden fall in the population of these yellow-black little agents of pollination worldwide, threatening the very balance of our ecosystem.. A city-based engineer turned Apiarist has now devoted all this time...
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This software engineer turned beekeeper has saved 130 beehives by relocating them

Albert Einstein once said: “If the honey bees disappear off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left… No bees… no pollination, no plants, no animals… no man.”
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One person’s pest is other’s pet

Meeting a city-based bee conservationist was a real eye-opener The beginning of a bee hive — about lemon-sized — suddenly made itself known in an enclosed sit-out of our home. All Pune residents are familiar with this word ‘sit-out’ — glorious little open-to-thesky spots that the builder hard-sells to you. By the time you move...
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Beekeeping for a healthy ecosystem

Innovator: Amit Godse Occupation: Beekeeper Location: Pune, Maharashtra Many a times, we are faced with such incidents that give rise to the feeling of uncertainty in our lives. Well, human life is anyway full of uncertainties. Such incidents or situations often change the course of our life but they also leave behind a lot of...
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Honey, I save the bees!

Amit Godse quit his high-paying software job with a large MNC to save the honeybees. His team removes and relocates the beehives without killing the bees. This young man from Pune (India) has an interesting story to share with My Zen Path readers. In this first MyZenPath Exclusive I have personally met and interviewed Amit...
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