Meli is a Melipona bee (melipona beecheii). She is a rare, stingless bee native to the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and some parts of Brazil. She’s most famous for providing honey for the Maya more than 3 millennia ago. Melipona are very small and nest in hollowed-out trees. Their honey is packed with healing properties. The beekeeping industry in Yucatan is one of the few mechanisms keeping the Melipona around today, although it has been suffering for many years due to a decreasing population of bees. This has led them to over harvest just to make ends meet, which has made the situation even harder on the bees.
Our bee t-shirts are made from a lightweight, moisture-wicking material that will keep you cool and comfortable no matter what you're doing. It's perfect for a day at the gym, or a walk in the park. And the best part is that with every purchase, you're helping to save native bees like Meli!
92% polyester, 8% spandex
• Fabric weight: 4.42 oz/yd² (150 g/m²)
• MaxDri moisture management & MicroBlok anti-microbial fabric
• Very soft four-way stretch sports mesh fabric
• Comfortable fit
• Overlock and coverstitch
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