Beekeeping-a step in the right direction.
Beekeeping as an alternative livelihood to stop locals from venturing into Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest, and encountering tigers. The government of the Indian state of West Bengal has started a new initiative, offering locals an alternative livelihood based on beekeeping. The aim is to stop people from venturing inside the Sundarbans mangrove forest, the largest on the planet, in a bid to protect the precious ecosystem and stop potentially fatal encounters with tigers. Please see the link below to read more on this innovative step forward.