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Elevated structures will pose serious threat to Asiatic elephants, says Forest Department

The Save Bandipur Campaign continues with protesters agitating against the Centre’ elevated road proposal for the tiger reserve.

published on : 11th November 2018

CESU official, two forest department personnel held for deaths of seven elephants

According to the agency's officers, an 11-kv power line was left sagging near Kamalanga village since last several months. Besides this, an electricity pole near the accident site was also tilted.

published on : 3rd November 2018

Karnataka: After jumbos raid fields, villagers worship their footprints

For the elephants, which were forced to depart the fields of the two farmers, the raids are now continuing in other greener pastures outside the forest area.

published on : 27th October 2018

Two elephants die in another Sri Lanka train collision

Speed restrictions are imposed on trains passing through elephant habitats but these are difficult to enforce.

published on : 21st October 2018

Kerala’s ‘jumbo’ problem: 245 wild elephant deaths on forest fringes

Wild and captive. The elephant conservation challenge for Kerala is two-pronged.

published on : 21st October 2018

Sujatha Gidla wins Shakti Bhatt award

She worked as a researcher in the department of applied physics at IIT-Madras and then moved to the US when she was 26. She works as a conductor on the New York City subway system.

published on : 20th October 2018

Elephant herd enters Koraput, damages crops

Panic has gripped several villages on Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border in Koraput district following havoc created by a herd of elephants.

published on : 24th September 2018

Sri Lanka train kills pregnant elephant, two calves

The train was derailed and several tankers began spilling fuel, police said, adding that they set up a cordon to prevent villagers trying to salvage the oil.

published on : 18th September 2018

Elephants from Bangladesh keep officials on toes in Karimganj

Around 300 metres of the India-Bangladesh border in Karimganj’s Lathitilla area was kept open for the movement of wild elephants.

published on : 11th September 2018

Karimganj district in Assam faces wrath of Bangladeshi jumbos

The authorities in the southern Assam district of Karimganj in Barak Valley are taking a slew of measures to thwart the ‘infiltration’ of Bangladeshi jumbos. 

published on : 10th September 2018

Ahead of Vijayadashami, Arjuna has put on 400kg, but he’s not complaining

For Arjuna, the elephant which carries the howdah during Dasara festivities in Mysuru, this whopping 400 kg seems to be ideal.

published on : 7th September 2018

Five Dasara elephants reach Mysuru

Unlike previous years, when six elephants were taking part in the inaugural, five elephants were brought in this time.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Eleven jumbos from Karnataka learn Hindi in just one week

After years of running free in the forest reserves of Karnataka, the three young elephants were among 11 pachyderms shifted to Dudhwa National Park in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur district in May.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Twelve Dasara elephants to be insured for Rs 34 Lakh

The policy is taken under the name of Deputy Conservator of Forest (Wildlife). The policy is valid from September 2 to October 31. 

published on : 2nd September 2018

Spikes to drive away elephants: SC asks Karnataka to file affidavit

The apex court had a few weeks ago termed as "barbaric" the use of spikes and fireballs to drive away elephants and had directed the states to desist from using such methods.

published on : 20th August 2018
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