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Pakistan's disappearing bees

Honey became a profitable business in Pakistan's north-west tribal areas, introduced in the 1980s to help Afghan refugees fleeing the Soviet invasion make a living. But today bee populations are falling, driven away by new wars, pesticides and climate change. BBC Urdu’s Azizullah Khan is from the north-west, and shares his bee knowledge.

Image: A Pakistani beekeeper with hives
Credit: ABDUL MAJEED/AFP/Getty Images

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