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ADOPT A BEE
ADOPT A BEE
© Kari Schnellmann
© Kari Schnellmann

Honeybees are social and cooperative insects that live together in nests or hives. Our food depends on these insects. Adopt a bee and support our work.

Bees play an essential role in keeping us and our planet healthy. The world’s agriculture depends on these insects: 70 of 100 foods are intervened in favor of bees. Yet, bee numbers around the world have plummeted by 90% in the last century. We need to do something about it - urgently!

Adopt a bee, support our work

Animal adoptions like yours give a huge boost to our work. Your symbolic adoption supports our work. In Adria, together with our partners, we are building awareness on the necessity to preserve our biodiversity, which is crucial for the survival of humans on the planet.

How does it work?

Did you know?

There are more than 20,000 species of bees in the world, and there are about 1,000 in our region. There are only seven species of honey bees, and the rest we call solitary: they do not live in hives but build nests for themselves and their offspring. They are not dangerous to humans, so it is recommended that we plant honey flowers and herbs on our balconies or gardens. We can also build a small hotel out of bamboo or reed for bees to help secure their future. 

Bees are considered the most important living beings on the planet because they are the only species that does not carry any type of pathogen - no fungi, no viruses, no bacteria. Despite the belief that the greatest economic value of bees is in the production of honey, the real truth is that their greatest value is in the pollination of plants.

Learn more about the bee

They fly at a speed of around 25km per hour and beat their wings 200 times per second! Beating wings helps them maintain an optimal temperature in their hives too.

Most of the other bees in a hive are female workers. The drones are male. Just a few individuals ever have the chance to mate with a queen.

How does it work?

First of all: thank you. You’re choosing something different. This is not a normal gift. This is a special gift because it will help protect the beautiful and fragile nature that surrounds us.
This is a perfect gift for animal lovers, environmentalists or simply people with a big heart.

Only 5 steps to complete your adoption, it’s easy!

  1. Choose the animal you love the most
  2. Personalize the certificate with your own message
  3. Fill the data (you can decide what day and what time you want the person to receive your special gift)
  4. Send the gift easily by email (you'll receive a copy)
  5. Enjoy the special gift

Last-minute gift? This is the perfect solution! You can send the personalized certificate very quickly! We'll keep you updated on how you're supporting our vital work.

Safety: our donation process is fully encrypted to ensure all personal and financial information is kept safe and secure.

Any questions? Take a look at our adoption FAQs .