Launch of Project Re-HAB

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  • March 17, 2021
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Launch of Project Re-HAB

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Biodiversity; Environment 

In news

  • Project RE-HAB (Reducing Elephant-Human Attacks using Bees) was recently launched in Kodagu, Karnataka. 
  • Objective: To prevent elephant attacks in human habitations using honeybees.

Key takeaways 

  • It entails installing bee boxes along the periphery of the forest and the villages. 
  • These spots are located on the periphery of the Nagarahole National Park and Tiger Reserve, known conflict zone. 
  • It is believed that elephants’ fear of the bees will prevent them from transgressing into human landscape. 
  • Project Re-HAB is a sub-mission of the KVIC’s National Honey Mission.

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