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Melipona Beecheii Conservation


Conserving,documenting and increasing wild and domesticated colonies of Melipona beecheii, a native stingless bee sacred to the Maya indigenous people in the Yucatan, through the empowerment of communities,the restoration of ecosystems and the awareness raising on a national and international level.The project will contribute to strengthening the bond between Maya and biodiversity by promoting their traditional knowledge and establishing sustainable conservation and local development strategies.