Honeybee Chop Shop

Honeybee Chop Shop

Update: 2019-07-30
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What is a honeybee chop shop, and why do they exist? Turns out the answer has everything to do with the food on our tables. We dig into the sticky business of beekeeping and commercial agriculture. For more information on this episode visit nationalgeographic.com/overheard.


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Honeybee Chop Shop

Honeybee Chop Shop

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