Talk: Human-honeybee Interactions

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Tom Kraft and Vivek Venkataraman will explore the complex and long-standing relationship between honeybees and humans. This talk will highlight the astounding diversity of honeybee species in Peninsular Malaysia and showcase the honey harvesting practices of local peoples including their potential impact on honeybee populations and honeybee ecosystem services.

Tom and Vivek are PhD students in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, USA. They are currently researching human-honeybee interactions in Taman Negara National Park.

The talk is open to the public. Any questions can be directed to Ilyas Sapiyan (

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