The Honey Hunters of Bangladesh

For just two months every year, more than 1,000 men brave the dangers of the dense forest in order to hunt for wild honey, providing them the chance for an income where few other options exist.

A team of six honey hunters preparing their boat are led by Gazi, who boasts 40 years of experience
Hunting takes place in the world's largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans, where dangers such as Bengal tigers lie in wait
Hunters contend with tens of thousands of aggressive bees when they harvest from a hive
The honey harvested by hunters had been bought at unfairly low prices, but the efforts of an NGO have raised its profitability

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