This Woman Will Put Bees in Your Office

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The global honey bee population is in decline. Drought, pesticides, global warming and habitat destruction all share a piece of the blame. But Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, a 25-year-old coming from generations of beekeepers, has a solution. Since 2015, she’s partnered with major companies to install active beehives in their urban workspaces. 

Commissioned by BBC Worklife for the Bright Sparks web series, this short went viral on Twitter and was retweeted more than 50,000 times.