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Future elephant conferences, courses, events, jobs, films and workshops2016-08-20 until 2016-08-21 Conference in Kelaniya: Asian Elephants in Culture & Nature 2016-11-14 until 2016-11-18 Conference in Singapore Zoo: 15th International rhino and elephant conservation and research symposium

Asian Elephants in Culture & Nature

2016-08-20 - Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. University of Kelaniya

The conference is meant to cover every aspect of Asian Elephants and aims for a compendium of research papers to be published along with the conference. We welcome research papers on following themes ...

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Diplomats explore culture of Vietnam’s Central Highlands

2016-06-09 - Buon Don, United States.

Over 20 diplomatic and business delegates enjoyed touring Dak Lak Province in Vietnam€s Central Highlands on Wednesday afternoon, getting a close-up look at local culture.The delegates observed...

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Wild elephants forage for food in inhabited areas in Vietnam Central Highlands, scare locals

2016-05-19 - Dak Lak, Vietnam.

A herd of 20 wild elephants foraging for food and water near residential areas in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is threatening the safety of local residents. Huynh Trung Luan, director of ...

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US circus elephants bow out, retire to Florida

2016-05-07 - Polk city, United States.

The circus held a final performance in Rhode Island, folded the elephant tent for good and shipped the performers to their permanent retirement in Central Florida, where they arrived Thursday. The era...

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Devaswoms deny charges of cruelty to elephants

2016-05-01 - Thrissur, India.

The common forum of Paramekkavu and Thiruvambadi devaswoms has denied charges of cruelty to elephants during Thrissur Pooram. €Elephants with wounds or swellings were not paraded for the Pooram...

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Row over Pooram elephants intensifies

2016-05-01 - Thrissur, India.

The Kerala State Animal Welfare Board (KSAWB) has come up against the statement of the Animal Husbandry Department refuting the allegation that elephants were subjected to cruelty during Thrissur Poor...

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Kenyatta family was linked to illegal ivory trade which was earning them and other close relatives $10 million” President Uhuru Striped For Fake Public Gesture Of Setting Ivory Ablaze

2016-04-30 - Nairobi, Kenya. Martin Oduor

Immediately after the 1974 elections, the Kenyatta family was linked to illegal ivory trade, which was earning the Kenyatta family and other close relatives $10 million (equivalent to about Sh100 mill...

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Diver finds mastodon jaw in area river

2016-04-30 - Atlanta, United States.

Shark-tooth diver Bill Eberlein experienced a first in his lifetime when he found a mastodon jaw embedded in the mud of a river bed. "I have been diving in coastal Georgia rivers for over 15 years for...

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Elephant Herd Enters Rourkela

2016-04-30 - ROURKELA, India.

Panic gripped Sector-22 of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), located on the southern tip of the city, when a herd of seven elephants strayed into the area and damaged boundary walls of two buildings on Wedn...

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Elephants face slaughter in Save Valley

2016-04-30 - Chiredzi, Zimbabwe.

ABOUT 300 elephants and some lions could be culled €´ reduced in population through selective slaughter €´ in the Save Valley Conservancy amid reports that the large number of ...

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