PBS NewsHour

Why urban beekeeping is a rising trend in major cities

Clip: 09/04/2016 | 4m 38s

Bees are critical to agricultural production, but beekeeping is actually increasing in cities like Los Angeles and New York City, where restrictions on the practice were recently lifted. In Philadelphia, where there are thousands of abandoned lots to forage, both hobbyists and commercial beekeepers are introducing hives to their backyards, roofs and gardens. Hari Sreenivasan has the story.

Aired: 09/04/16

Rating: NR

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