With one elephant killed every 25 minutes, the poaching crisis continues. But with the commitment and activism of a growing global network – dominated by women – laws and attitudes around the world are changing
Four held with elephant ivory in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. Officers of Belakoba forest range seized elephant ivory and arrested four persons including a civil engineer on June 24. The plan was to smuggle the elephants ivory to Nepal.
Jamshedpur: Several stret-ches of Chakradharpur railway division that are part of or close to migratory corridors of elephants will have watchtowers and solar lights to prevent fatal accidents.
Even though Faamai is a big elephant, every time she hears the lullaby from Lek she still falls asleep at Elephant Nature Park.
A Sri Lankan elephant has been in shackles for 67 years, but an Indian minister has come to his rescue. Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi, who is also a renowned animal rights activist, wrote to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday (September 14) requesting him to end the "plight" of Bandula, the elephant who was born in 1949 and has been chained in Dehiwala Zoo since 1951.
While giving the example of India, Maneka Gandhi urged Sirisena that all the seven elephants in that zoo be released and transferred to a safari park.