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African elephant population has contracted by around 111,000 in the past decade as a result of poaching, study finds (Elephant losses have been attributed to poaching, but African nations are at odds over how best to protect the animals. Photograph: PR) The number of African elephants dropped by about 111,000 in the past decade as […]

  Mitigating the Human-Elephant Conflict and reducing the alarming rate at which elephants are currently being killed (about four per week) requires addressing various aspects of the problem simultaneously without resorting to stop gap, piece-meal solutions, asserts Srilal Miththapala. In an interview with Daily FT, the passionate wildlife enthusiast, untiring advocate of conservation of wild […]

<img src=”https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=0SfMe1aoiI002O” style=”display:none” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” /> On the railway track last week in Chettikulam there was a horrible elephant tragedy which needs to be a trumpet call as to how serious Sri Lanka is in its commitment to protecting and promoting biodiversity — the world environmental theme for this year. On August 18, three […]