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Elephant Caravan in Laos sparks conservation debate
In Laos, the elephant population has been decimated by logging. Now, a caravan of elephants and their mahouts is marching 400 miles to raise awareness of their plight. The caravan started in Pak Lay district on 27 October and...
2015-11-14   Pak Lay, Laos Category: misc

Luang Namtha protects wild elephant herd
A herd of wild elephants in Luang Namtha province in the country´s north is now being protected to ensure they do not disappear, according to a provincial official. Luang Namtha provincial Agriculture and Forestry Offic...
2011-04-21   Vientiane, Laos Category: wild

Lost in Laos
When French explorer Henri Mouhot passed this way in 1861, he found the roads so rugged -- "devil's pathways," he called them -- that the only way to travel was on the back of an elephant, without which "no communication woul...
2009-09-05   Botene, Laos Category: medical

Tourists seen as a lifeline for Laos elephants
Laos, once known as the Land of a Million Elephants, faces warnings from conservationists that it could lose its herds within 50 years if it does not move quickly to protect them with tourism eyed as a possible savior. Poachi...
2008-04-02   Vientiane, Laos Category: conservation

Zoo Support for Elephant Conservation Hits Record Levels
The International Elephant Foundation (IEF) today announced their support for 15 new elephant conservation projects for 2008, marking a record level of support. "Elephants all over the world need our help," said IEF President...
2008-03-06   Silver Spring, United States Category: conservation

Elephant Mahouts. From Tony and Carrie's Around the World Adventure
What an amazing experience to ride on the back (actually closer to the head) of an elephant and just trek through the jungle. We couldn't pass up the opportunity to experience the life of a mahout (elephant keeper and traine...
2007-12-22   Luang Prabang, Laos Category: blog

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