Local bee project takes top slot (and $5K) in Pepsi contest

Good news: Goldenheart Unidiversity's 'No Bees No Food' project, which we profiled earlier this year, came in first in an online voting drive to receive $5,000 in funding from the Pepsi Refresh Everything contest.

Project mastermind David Turan, cofounder of Goldenheart Unidiversity who also serves on the board of the Michael Kudish Natural History Preserve in Stamford, writes in an email:

Stay tuned for news of how we will implement No Bees No Food in late March early April.  The funding is in place, now we get to share the marvels of the hive!

Photo of foraging orange-belted bumblebee in Delhi taken by Lissa Harris.