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VIDEO: Beekeeping in an urban jungle

Feeding bees in New York City

March 29, 2016
These New York City bees maneuver busy streets and neighborhood politics to thrive in the city. [Image credit: Dyani Sabin]

Beekeeping in New York City has its special challenges. Margot Dorn, a beekeeper in Brooklyn, thinks about where to place her hives so the bees can find the flowers they need to eat and make honey. Occasionally, she has to smooth things over with the neighbors. Living in the city changes some parts of bee life, but the honey is just as sweet.

Produced by Dyani Sabin and Ellie Kincaid

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About the Author

Ellie Kincaid graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in English and minors in writing and biology. She’s worked on research projects ranging from multiple sclerosis to Jane Austen, and has written about medicine, health care, and animals for The Dodo and Tech Insider.

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John Sabin says:

Love this!

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