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National Geographic’s Indira Lakshmanan talks to Angelina Jolie about Woman for Bees, an innovative program that teaches beekeeping to women and promotes the protection of bees. Jolie stresses how vital bees are to our life and environment, and that teaching women a skill such as beekeeping will benefit their local community.

Read: Angelina Jolie embraces bees—and female beekeepers as environmental guardians

Indira Lakshmanan is the senior executive editor for news and features at National Geographic Partners. She has reported from more than 80 countries on six continents, covering everything from wars and world leaders to environmental threats and endangered cultures.

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