Surprisingly, beekeepers have discovered that bees kept in urban areas are healthier and produce better honey. Fewer pesticides and a greater biodiversity help bee colonies thrive there.
Today, beehives are quietly buzzing in cities all over the globe: Chicago, Toronto, Paris, London and New York are cities where thousands of different species of plants are blossoming in the gardens and parks. Honey produced in the cities is of a better quality than that from the countryside. The cities are becoming a haven; they do not protect the bees from everything, but they offer them a break.
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