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Tip | Learn more about bees and honey: “What if bees did not exist?”

The role of bees in any economy is well understood, and the disappearance of indigenous bee populations is alarming to scientists all over the world: Bees are some of nature’s most fascinating creatures, they are also incredibly important. Their intimate … Continue reading

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Video | “More than Honey” by Markus Imhoof: Award winning documentary about people living with and off honeybees

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Slideshow | Wild bees in the forest areas of Kanyakumari district – Tamil Nadu

Wild bees are not accustomed to hot climate conditions. Their populations in the Western ghat region are now dwindling as a result of global warming. If this trend continues, pollination may cease and, as a result, the regeneration of forest plants will be … Continue reading

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The “master honey hunters” of Wayanad’s forests: Kattunayikka tribesmen’s involvement for sustainable harvesting – Kerala

By K R Rajeev [Times of India, 18 May 2017] KOZHIKODE: Heavy summer rain has turned out to be manna from the skies for tribal honey hunters in Wayanad, the leading wild honey producing region in the state. The massive blooming … Continue reading

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Resources for the classroom: Learning from and about India’s tribal communities, their culture and knowledge systems

“[I]t is some of the basic values and ideology imbibed in the traditional tribal socio-cultural milieus that should have been emulated and promoted amongst the non-tribal mainstream, not, as has been going on, the other way round.” Source: ’Who Is … Continue reading

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