Elephant News & Current Affairs

By Naturenomics Team
Sat, 01/07/2017 - 06:54
A 35-year-old man was trampled to death by an elephant in a forest pocket of Chhattisgarh’s Surajpur district, officials said on Monday. The victim identified as Sonsai Pando was attacked by the elephant last evening near Jhingadohra village of Songara area while he was on way home, Division Forest Officer (DFO) Surajpur division Naved Shujauddin said.
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By Naturenomics Team
Sat, 01/07/2017 - 06:04
Man elephant conflict has been a serious and prolonged  issue  that has been haunting the entire country, resulting in deaths and loss of property and resources. Initially, the matter was not given prior importance but as with years when the number of deaths and destruction increased,it became a  matter of great concern. It was then that  many nature activist paid significant attention  in resolving  the conflict between man and elephant.  Udalguri district of Assam is one such state which has been facing such a conflict since years
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 01/02/2017 - 06:54

The Heritage Animal Task Force has urged both the central and state governments to strictly enforce the act and rules on parading captive elephants during festivals as there are frequent incidents of their violation and torture of captive elephants occurring in different parts of the state.

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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 12/26/2016 - 04:58
A herd of wild elephants straying out of the Amchang Wiuldlife Sanctuary in the eastern fringe of the Assam capital on Saturday trampled to death a woman in the Panjabari area of Guwahati, with the authorities locating her body only a day after. The woman, identified as Shalini Chhetri, a resident of Batahghuli in the Panjabari area of the city did not return home after she had gone to the Amchang WLS to fetch grass for her goats on Saturay morning.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 12/26/2016 - 04:39
The seven-member herd of wild elephants which strayed into Shantipuram mandal from the thickets of Bangarpet range of Karnataka a couple of days ago was finally driven back into their habitat at Nachukuppam (Karnataka), 3 km from Ramakuppam on Friday evening. The operation was accomplished by a team of about 60 forest personnel from Chittoor, Palamaner and Kuppam ranges, in addition to the coordinated efforts of their T.N. and Karnataka counterparts.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 12/26/2016 - 04:23
The Centre for Eco-Cultural Studies (CES) had invited that internationally known lady, Sangita Iyer, who has produced an award winning documentary “Gods in Shackles” to visit our country with a laudable motive in mind, to create an awareness and to spare a thought, for the elephants particularly those taken in our ‘Peraheras’; (they stand for hours and walk for miles to entertain and please us!); elephants are also being used for heavy work such as log clearing.
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