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Human-elephant conflict escalates in Sri Lanka. Call for a long-term focus - not electric fences

BEHIND THE WIRE: Elephants in Sri Lanka.
BEHIND THE WIRE: Elephants in Sri Lanka.


2012-01-17 - Colombo, Sri Lanka
Plans to translocate elephants in Sri Lanka have been scrapped - to the delight of the Sri Lanka Conservation Society (SLCS). However, the charity remains concerned about how the country´s elephant population is to be managed amid intensifying human-elephnt conflict on the island. President Ravi Corea said: There seems to be no definite plans as to how the current populations of elephants in Sri Lanka will be managed over the long term.



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