An unlikely feud between beekeepers and Mennonites simmers in Mexico

Survival is at stake as Mennonite colonies’ illegal soy farms threaten the livelihood of Maya beekeepers.

Maya beekeepers in the Mexican state of Campeche say their bees are dying and honey harvests have declined since the expanding Old Colony Mennonite communities started planting genetically modified soy. Mennonites, who are the state's main soy producers, arrived in the late 1980s in search of farmland.
Photograph by Nadia Shira Cohen, National Geographic

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