Tag: elephant conservation

health and sustainability

Defending Ecosystems  Mother Nature is showing her wear and tear. Climate change, pollution, deforestation, endangered species and poverty are getting worse by the day and they impact the sustainability of life as we know it. Fortunately, a massive conservation plan in East Africa is ready to make a lasting impact on all of these issues […]

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biodiversity

Wildlife Conservation via Technology Wild elephant herds cause huge damage to crops and often lead to violent clashes with villagers in many parts of India. It is very difficult to keep away an elephant herd from crop fields. Now, new research suggests that a good stereo might be the solution. Vivek Thuppil, an animal behavior […]

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health and sustainability

Wounded Elephants Find Peace There are two dozen of us bathing elephants in the silty river. Some young Canadian women, on break from nursing school, take turns photographing each other wading into the current with the five chang, the Thai word for elephant. Farther down the bank, an Irishman who forgot his swimsuit and can’t […]

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