Ethiopia’s Honey Forest: People and Wildlife Living in Sweet Harmony

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  • According to recent studies, wet forests contain up to 80% of terrestrial biodiversity.
  • Communities use the Gura Ferda forest in southwest Ethiopia for honey, as it helps contribute to their local economy.
  • The forest is not a protected area, but local organizations are working towards making it one to allow local communities to continue to play a leading role in preserving the forest.

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