Spread over an area of 906 sq. km and nestled along the border of two states, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in southern India, Malai Mahadeshwara Hills (MM Hills) was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 2013.
Climate Crisis: Elephants in the Room are Getting Nastier
The year 2020 will forever be notorious for the COVID-19 pandemic but it might also be known by historians for a precipitous rise in second order climate change consequences — a new elephant in the room.
Conserving Tigers, Elephants, Bison; One LPG Stove at a Time
As the sun sets over the canopy of Albizia Amara trees, a thin blanket of fog begins to descend over the forests of the Malai Mahadeshwara Hills Wildlife Sanctuary.
Elephants in north Bengal, India, more likely to raid crops
by Ashvita Anand • In north Bengal, a hotbed of human-elephant conflict, crop-raiding is more prevalent in areas that are on the boundary of protected areas, close to agricultural fields, forests, plantations, and areas close to water sources such as…
Lab tests to solve mystery of dead Botswana elephants
Botswana is investigating “completely unprecedented” deaths of hundreds of elephants since May. The government said three laboratories in Canada, South Africa and Zimbabwe would be asked to “process the samples taken from the dead elephants”.
115 elephants die in Zimbabwe’s largest game park due to drought
At least 115 elephants have died at the country’s largest game reserve since September this year due to shortage of food and water.
Six elephants die trying to save each other at Thai waterfall
Dhaka, Oct (UNB) – Six elephants have fallen to their deaths in Thailand while trying to save each other from a notorious waterfall.
Limits on sales of African elephants to zoos gain approval
Countries that are part of an international agreement on trade in endangered species agreed Tuesday to limit the sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, delighting conservationists but dismaying some of the African countries involved. Wildlife experts said…