Juliana Galaschi, researcher at the Vale Institute of Technology.

The research on indigenous stingless bee species at the Vale Technological Institute in Belém was one of the highlights of last Sunday’s Amazônia Viva insert, published in the O Liberal newspaper. Check here for the full story published in the insert.

In all of Brazil, 244 species of indigenous stingless bees are known to exist, and it is estimated that there are another 89 species yet to be described by specialists. In the Eastern Amazon, where the state of Pará is located, 110 species are known, according to the Photographic Identification Guide of Stingless Bees, for rescue in areas of forest suppression, published in 2019 by ITV.