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Every year, the traditional custodians of the Mount Mutis Nature Reserve in West Timor, Indonesia, travel back to their ancestral lands for an important cultural ritual – the harvesting of wild honey. The annual honey harvest is important not only for the continuation of an ancient tradition, but is proving to be an important contributor to social harmony, livelihoods and the preservation of the nature reserve as instructed by national law, according to scientist Ani Adiwinata Nawir
WHAT IT SHOWS:Honey hunter from the Molo community harvesting the honey in the forest. West Timor, Indonesia.
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