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Burma considering international landmine treaty

Burma considering international landmine treaty | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Burma’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Wunna Maung Lwin said his government is seriously considering all key disarmament treaties including the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, or Ottawa Convention, as part of its state reforms, and expressed...
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Help the Hippos August 2016

Karen’s efforts to feed the hippos and help them through this current period of serious drought and her appeal for your help. The Turgwe Hippo Trust is th
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Four elephants killed by Sri Lankan train

Four elephants killed by Sri Lankan train | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
COLOMBO: A passenger train hit and killed an elephant and three calves in northern Sri Lanka on Wednesday, the latest deadly accident involving the venerated animals.
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Zimbabwe plans to use drones to fight elephant poaching

Zimbabwe plans to use drones to fight elephant poaching | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe plans to deploy aerial drones in its biggest wildlife sanctuary in the west to combat poaching of elephants, a parks official said on Monday, as the country aims to protect one of its top tourist attractions.
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Elephant killed, calf injured in train collision

Elephant killed, calf injured in train collision | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
An elephant was killed and her calf sustained serious injuries after they were struck by a train at Wedithibbagala in Poonewa, Medawachchiya last night. The train had been heading to Jaffna from Matara at the time the incident occurred.
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Gabon launches elephant fences in pioneering conservation move

Gabon launches elephant fences in pioneering conservation move | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The President of Gabon, one of the founding members of the Giants Club conservation initiative, today demonstrated his commitment to his people and conservationists globally by officially launching the first elephant fence in Gabon. Human elephant...
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PAPER: Genetic connectivity across marginal habitats: the elephants of the Namib Desert

PAPER: Genetic connectivity across marginal habitats: the elephants of the Namib Desert | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
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Rhinos Drown in Flooding at Indian National Park

Rhinos Drown in Flooding at Indian National Park | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Heavy rainfall and floods in India’s northeastern state of Assam is taking a toll on the country’s most vulnerable species – the one-horned rhinoceros.
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Zim elephant population down 6.8% in 3 years - report

Zim elephant population down 6.8% in 3 years - report | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe's elephant population has dropped by at least 6.8% in a three-year-period, due partly to poaching and a lack of funding for wildlife protection, a state-owned newspaper has reported.
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Assam team to visit Bangladesh for bringing back elephant

Assam team to visit Bangladesh for bringing back elephant | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
On June 27, the wild female elephant was separated from her herd in Assam and floated along with the currents of the Brahmaputra river from Dhubri district into the neighbouring Bangladesh.
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Rajan, the swimming elephant, dies at 66

Rajan, the swimming elephant, dies at 66 | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Rajan, the legendary elephant whom you could swim along with in the ocean off the Andaman islands, has passed away at the age of 66. A star attraction a
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Four arrested for killing wild elephant in Wayanad

Four arrested for killing wild elephant in Wayanad | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Forest officials on Saturday arrested a four-member poaching gang for allegedly shooting down a female wild elephant in a private land on the forest fringes near Chethalayam under the South Wayanad forest division on July 26.
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Video: Elephant mourns death of six-month-old calf

In a tragic incident, a mother elephant frantically tried waking up it's six-month-old calf that died near the Mangarai area on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border
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Share your encounters with elephants

Share your encounters with elephants | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
As part of a new series on elephant conservation we’d like to hear your elephant experiences
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Elephant who travelled 1,000 miles dies after being separated from herd

Elephant who travelled 1,000 miles dies after being separated from herd | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Row over what killed the giant beast as officials who gave her medical attention blasted for 'over tranquilising' the distressed mammal
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Elephants In Asia, Ethically (2016) – Horizon Guides

Elephants In Asia, Ethically (2016) – Horizon Guides | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Humane experiences with Asia's sacred animal. Everything you need to know about responsible and ethical elephant experiences in Asia.
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Neil Nitin Mukesh: Avoid elephant rides

Neil Nitin Mukesh: Avoid elephant rides | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
On the occasion of World Elephant Day on August 12, actor Neil Nitin Mukesh is raising awareness about the suffering of the animal, often used for tourist joyrides.
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It is on! 10 Women, 10 countries, 10 000km for elephants

It is on! 10 Women, 10 countries, 10 000km for elephants | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
WATCH: The journey has begun for the first all-female elephant awareness expedition.
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Desert elephants pass on knowledge -- not mutations -- to survive

Desert elephants pass on knowledge -- not mutations -- to survive | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Despite reported differences in appearance and behavior, DNA evidence finds that Namibian desert elephants share the same DNA as African savanna elephants.
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Baby Elephant Is Kidnapped So Tourists Can Take Pictures With Her

Baby Elephant Is Kidnapped So Tourists Can Take Pictures With Her | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
For the love of animals. Pass it on.
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Rhino survival 'hangs in balance' due to legalised animal parts trade

Rhino survival 'hangs in balance' due to legalised animal parts trade | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The survival of some of “the world’s most iconic species” – such as elephants, rhinos and lions – is hanging in the balance amid a campaign to legalise the international trade in rhino horn and other animal parts, it has been warned.
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Check out what a desperate mother Elephant did after her calf got trapped in a well. (Photos)

Check out what a desperate mother Elephant did after her calf got trapped in a well. (Photos) | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The dramatic moment villagers rescued a young elephant from a construction well after its mother stood by her baby throughout the night.The calf got trapped while a herd of more than 60 elephants passed through a stretch of the Ramgarh district i...
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And then we strapped a helicopter rig to an elephant

And then we strapped a helicopter rig to an elephant | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Imagine being part of the BBC's natural history unit, traveling the world to create some of the world's most beautiful documentaries. Sounds like a dream job,..
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Fight Against Poaching Of Africa’s Endangered Elephants Gets Optimistic

Fight Against Poaching Of Africa’s Endangered Elephants Gets Optimistic | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Reports Afrique News
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Elephant knocked down by train in Coimbatore

Elephant knocked down by train in Coimbatore | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Third such tragedy to happen within 40 days in forests bordering TN and Kerala.
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