Living amid wild animals is not easy, especially when the animal in your backyard is a large elephant.

How to keep these giants from making themselves unpopular with farmers? Bring on the bees!

Save the Elephant’s Elephants and Bees Project, run by Dr Lucy King, is pioneering how to give farmers an income while protecting them from hungry giants.

Read more on the front page of BBC Earth today, and help us spread the word so we can help more African farmers!