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Sumatran Wildlife at Risk: Animal Activists
The unbridled destruction of Sumatra’s forests over the past 20 years is the main reason for the 44 percent decline in the Sumatran elephant population during that period, wildlife activists said on Monday. Donny Gunaryadi,...
2012-04-03   Banda Aceh, Indonesia Category: conservation

SRI LANKA: Returning IDPs face jumbo squatters
Internally displaced persons (IDPs) returning to Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province face a big problem - elephants which have taken a liking to abandoned homesteads.Since the decades-long civil war ended in May 2009, thousands o...
2010-09-06   Mahaweva, Sri Lanka Category: conflict

Aceh authorities urged to deal with elephants running amok
Local residents of Cot Pangee village have urged authorities in Aceh Jaya District to deal with elephants which have run amok and killed one villager. "I notice that despite a casualty and damages in hectares of crops, there ...
2008-11-27   Banda Aceh, Indonesia Category: conflict

Shelter for giants. Rescued elephants get the best of care in a sanctuary in South Africa.
IT HAS been almost two decades since the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) banned international shipment of ivory, yet the African elephants have not found themselves off the endangered list. Bro...
2007-08-28   Hartbeespoort, South Africa Category: misc

Vanaja gets trained for Bonalu fete
It maybe just another walk for Vanaja, a forty-year-old elephant that has seen many a procession since the last three years. But with the Bonalu procession day drawing nearer, officials are a worried lot. Vanaja, which partic...
2007-07-27   Hyderabad, India Category: event

Sri Lanka grapples with elephant-human conflict
Sri Lankas only known crossed-tusk elephant in the wild, known locally as Dalaputtuwa dies of paralysis caused by gunshot wounds in the periphery of a highly protected national park. The tusker, a rare sight in Sri Lankan jun...
2007-01-25   Yala, Sri Lanka Category: death

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