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 Maya culture, beekeeping is providing this collective with a source of income and a reason to keep the species from going extinct.
Read more about these awesome women maintaing traditional knowledge while creating new businesses in Yucatán: Women Work to Save Native Bees of Mexico [Wired]
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