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A transparent look into beekeeping: Voices from Indigenous beekeepers of Meghalaya

To commemorate World Bee Day 2021, NESFAS reached out to a few beekeepers from the partner communities. These- individuals have been in the eye of the storm for quite a few years now and are well equipped with the information required to nurture and build a business around successful beekeeping. Continue reading

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The Bee Effect: Bees’ role as pollinators, producers of a superfood, and the impact of climate change

Pollination is one natural process, second only to photosynthesis that decides the future of the ecosystem. Three out of four crops across the globe depend, in some way, on pollination for successful human use; they not only contribute to healthy diets but also to maintaining and nurturing biodiversity on earth. Continue reading

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Growing insects: Farmers can help bring back pollinators

With a sharp decline in pollinating insects, farmers are being encouraged to grow flowering plants that can support these important insects. It’s a fledgling movement that could help restore pollinators essential for world food production. by Richard Conniff For the … Continue reading

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