Higher compensation could improve conservation efforts, and help narrow down species to prioritise in conflict-prone zones, the study said.
Two new books, by Stephen Alter and Hannah Mumby, shed light on humans' relationships with elephants
Are we to believe the sole identity of the elephant as a dangerous, temperamental beast, akin to tigers propounded as ‘maneaters’ by shikaris of yore? Two recently published books delve into these themes, though the approach is vastly different.
Five elephant deaths in 13 days at Odisha's Karlapat Sanctuary, authorities suspect water-borne infection
The first death was reported on 1 February when carcass of a jumbo was found near Tentulipada village inside the sanctuary.
The scientists first developed the techniques at South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park.
Disney will release two documentaries on elephants and dolphins each on 3 April on its streaming platform to commemorate Earth Month.
Most woolly mammoths went extinct roughly 10,000 years ago amid a warming climate and widespread human hunting.
Increasing human - elephant interaction has been one of the major concerns for the tribal communities and forest dwellers living in the forest areas of the northern and central Chhattisgarh. On 15 August, 2019, the Chhattisgarh government declared a large area as an elephant reserve.
The truck, which skidded off the road after the accident in which three elephants were killed, has been seized by the police. The driver fled the scene abandoning the vehicle but his helper has been detained.
Animal conflict needs to be redressed with a focus on problematic locations, not 'problem animals'
As elephants 'thin' the forest, the number of slow-growing trees increase & forests can store more carbon.
Asian elephants normally live in mixed-sex groups till they reach mating age, after which they move out as lone rangers.
Are we the only grandparents? Do any animals know their grandparents the way humans do? For most species, the answer is no.
Elephants get a unique ID based on their characteristic body feature like ear shape, tusk, tail length.
Punjab and Haryana High Court according legal person status to animals a step forward to stop cruelty against them
The aim behind the bestowal of the status of ‘legal person’ on animals is the prevention of animal cruelty.
From avian vomitologist, gross stunt testers and snake venom collectors, strange jobs which involve wild animals not only risk them but also humans
From avian vomitologists, langur kidnappers and gross stunt testers, there is more than one strange job in the world which involves wild animals.
Junglee director Chuck Russell on his Bollywood debut, and why he insisted on shooting with real elephants
After revolutionising special effects with The Mask in the 1990s, Chuck Russell reveals why he insists on shooting with real elephants in Junglee.
The 2.2-kilometre boundary wall was built in 2011 by a state-run fossil fuel refinery.
Elephants in Assam's Patharia Hills Reserve Forest, along the India-Bangladesh border, are struggling to survive
Bereft of a male elephant, the population of six remaining border-cruising female elephants in the wildlife haven that is Assam's Patharia Hills Reserve Forest could soon collapse, warn researchers.
Studies have shown that Karnataka alone holds the largest elephant population in India.
Except for reptiles, every one of these animals is being killed foremost for their meat.