Mexico’s Endangered Stingless Bees Mysteriously Find A Sweeter Home In Cuba — Repeating Islands

A report by Sadie Witkowski for NPR. A rare, stingless bee cultivated by the Maya more than 3,000 years ago may be going extinct in its natural Yucatan Peninsula habitat in Mexico, but a mysterious relocation to Cuba may save its future. A combination of hurricanes, pesticides and logging is leading to the decline of these unique bees, called Melipona beecheii. […]

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