Women’s Collective in Mexico Works to Save Bee Species

A group of indigenous women are challenging ancient social norms in order to preserve an endangered species: the stingless bee known as Melipona Beecheii. Traditionally the prerogative of men in Mayan culture, beekeeping is providing this collective with a source of income and a reason to keep the species from going extinct.

Producers: Lucia Oliva, Alfonso Reyes
Location: Yucatan, Mexico
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