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“Pollinator Frocks” Are Wearable Gardens That Attract Hungry Bees
Posted By Diane Pham On January 23, 2011 @ 11:00 am In Accessories and Fashion,biomimicry,Design,sustainable style sundays | No Comments
The dwindling population of bees is no secret, and this mysterious phenomenon holds a considerable threat to our global food system. In order to aid in the pollination of plants all over the world, artist and insect-lover Karen Ingham  has created an incredible collection of dresses that feature electron-microscopy images of pollen. Dubbed “Pollinator Frocks” , any curious insect that lands on one these dresses are treated with a nectar-like solution able to nourish and in turn help promote repopulation.
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 artist : http://www.inhabitat.com/art
 Karen Ingham: http://www.kareningham.org.uk/
 “Pollinator Frocks”: http://www.kareningham.org.uk/pollinatorfrocks.html
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