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Plan to save jumbo habitat
The Assam forest department has requested the Centre for funds to acquire private land in elephant corridors for better protection of their habitats. This was disclosed today by Assam’s principal chief conservator of forest...
2009-12-02   Guwahati, India Category: conservation

Joint panel vigil for elephant safety
The Assam government has set up joint co-ordination committees in every district for monitoring the maintenance of the transmission lines to prevent electrocution of elephants. The committees set up recently in the wake of a ...
2009-10-18   Guwahati, India Category: welfare

Assam jumbos to tackle wild counterparts. Trained kunkis to be sent to Orissa & Chhattisgarh to reduce man-elephant conflict
Assam’s trained elephants — experts in chasing herds of wild pachyderms from human habitats — will be taken to Orissa and Chhattisgarh to help the two states tackle the rising menace of the man-elephant conflict. The tw...
2009-10-15   Guwahati, India Category: conflict

Alarming fall in elephant numbers
The elephant population in the North-east – among the last bastions of the Asian elephant – has recorded an alarming decrease since the past one-and-a-half decade. As per official data, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal whic...
2009-10-11   Guwahati, India Category: conservation

A flying road for Asia's embattled elephants
Raja, a 19-year-old elephant with grimy ivory tusks, sways morosely from side to side while standing chained under an asbestos-roofed shed in the Rajaji National Park, a last major refuge of the Asiatic elephant roaming the H...
2009-02-13   Rishikesh, India Category: misc

Poachers hot on jumbo trail
What Sansar Chand had done to tigers of Sariska, Asfaque and Ram Thapa are doing to the elephants of Orissa. Slowly but surely, the jumbos are being hunted down, their tusks fetching millions in wildlife trade circuits across...
2007-12-22   BHUBANESWAR, India Category: poaching

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