Dibrugarh : At the time when conflict between man and elephant are increasing in several districts of Assam, a team of the Department of Mass Communication, Assam Women’s University, undertook a project to create awareness about the issue among the people by making a documentary film titled Human-Elephant Conflict. The documentary is based on the prevailing human-elephant conflicts in three districts namely Golaghat, Jorhat and Sivasagar.
Baripada/Angul: Local people on Tuesday stalled the shifting of two trained elephants from the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) to Satkosia in Angul.
On the other hand, members of 27 families, who have been left out from the compensation package for relocation from Raigoda village located in the core area of the Satkosia tiger reserve lodged their protest.
The local people obstructed the shifting of elephants, alleging that the animals were not trained to monitor tigers.
A tea estate in India has become the first large grower in the world to produce “Certified Elephant Friendly Tea” after research by the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network (WFEN) and the University of Montana in the United States.
Nuxalbari is a 1,200-acre tea estate in Darjeeling in the east Indian state of West Bengal which is owned and operated by women. The certification is a unique program that combines efforts to mitigate climate change, educate the stakeholders – especially children – on the environment and to provide a sanctuary for wild elephants.