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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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Pregnant elephant dies in Nagarahole forest area

Pregnant elephant dies in Nagarahole forest area | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
A pregnant elephant in Balle elephant camp in Nagarahole Tiger Forest has died, and the incident has come to light a week later.
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Indian State Pushes for Removal of Elephant-Migration Barrier

Indian State Pushes for Removal of Elephant-Migration Barrier | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The state government of West Bengal has urged the Indian government to cooperate with the government of Nepal and take up the issue of barriers that prevent elephants from seasonal migration.
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EU declines to completely ban ivory trade. Will elephants pay the price?

EU declines to completely ban ivory trade. Will elephants pay the price? | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Looking ahead to the expiration of the ban on global ivory sales in 2017, Europe says it wants to preserve the loopholes.
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Dead female elephant is fifth in 15 days

Dead female elephant is fifth in 15 days | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Coimbatore: An ailing female elephant was found dead in Narasipuram forest area on the outskirts of the city, the fifth pachyderm dying due to various causes in the last 15 days in the district.
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Study to focus on patterns of male elephants in Amboseli

Study to focus on patterns of male elephants in Amboseli | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
By MUTHONI WAWERU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 6 – The Amboseli Trust for Elephants (ATE) is in the process of launching a new study focusing on the challenges the giants face in the park. ATE Director Cynthia Moss said the study will focus on male elephants to establish what happens during when they become independent, since …
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Wild baby elephant found dead in highland national park

Wild baby elephant found dead in highland national park | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The calf is thought to have got stuck in a muddy pond while trying to drink water
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Help protect beautiful elephants from Amboseli National Park

Help protect beautiful elephants from Amboseli National Park | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
African Wildlife Foundation works with people of Africa to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.
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Melbourne Zoo baby elephant: Stricken calf stands for the first time

Melbourne Zoo baby elephant: Stricken calf stands for the first time | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
In what zoo keepers are calling a small win, Melbourne Zoo's stricken baby elephant has defied the odds and stood for the first time.
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Best foot forward: Thai elephant gets her ninth prosthetic leg

Best foot forward: Thai elephant gets her ninth prosthetic leg | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Mosha the elephant, who stepped on a landmine along the Thai-Myanmar border 10 years ago, received her ninth prosthetic leg on Wednesday.
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Mosha: The First Elephant With A Prosthetic Leg

Mosha: The First Elephant With A Prosthetic Leg | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Mosha the elephant is the first to be gifted with a prosthetic leg.
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The trampling of African elephants… A matter of East, Central and North Africa versus SADC

The trampling of African elephants… A matter of East, Central and North Africa versus SADC | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
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Heart-Breaking Video: Baby Elephant Tries To Wake Up Dead Mom

Heart-Breaking Video: Baby Elephant Tries To Wake Up Dead Mom | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
It was the fifth case of an elephant dying in the same area in the last 15 days, but it still didn't make news. After all, in a world where terrorists are indiscriminately killing hundreds and cruel boys are throwing dogs off terraces, an ailing elephant dying is not news.
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African wildlife officials appalled as EU opposes a total ban on ivory trade

African wildlife officials appalled as EU opposes a total ban on ivory trade | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
European commissions’ opposition to a proposed global ban will spell the beginning of a mass extinction of African elephants, warn officials from 29 African states
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Watch: Historic film of elephant that lived in Shropshire

Watch: Historic film of elephant that lived in Shropshire | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The time when an elephant made its home in a Shropshire town during the Second World War is still spoken of today.
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Elephant seriously hurt after being hit by bus

Elephant seriously hurt after being hit by bus | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The pachyderm walked out of the Chettipalli reserve forest and was crossing over to the Sanamavu reserve forest when it was hit by the bus.
The elephant, a makhna (tuskless), had crossed the highway after dismantling the median barricade.
Water was splashed on the elephant to cool it down and damp gunny sacks were placed on its body.
Accident-prone zoneAccording to sources, the bus driver was aware of the stretch and was reportedly within speed limits.
The animal lay there for over three hours and the Forest department administered first aid and made arrangements to shift it.
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10-Year-Old Elephant Injured in a Bus Accident, Suffers Fractures

10-Year-Old Elephant Injured in a Bus Accident, Suffers Fractures | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
A makhana elephant suffered multiple fractures after meeting with an accident near Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu.  
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Plight of pachyderms in documentary frames

Plight of pachyderms in documentary frames | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
‘God in Shackles,’ a documentary exposing the torture stories of Kerala’s captive elephants, has drawn critical appreciation from animal activists as well as general public.Produced and directed by Sa
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Story of Hanako, Japan’s beloved elephant

Story of Hanako, Japan’s beloved elephant | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The oldest elephant in Japan, Hanako, dubbed the world’s “loneliest elephant” by animal welfare activists suddenly came to international attention.
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Angola vows to fight poaching to protect elephants and rhinos.

Angola vows to fight poaching to protect elephants and rhinos. | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Angola intends to implement tough new laws and border controls as the country is a major transit point
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Elephant found dead

Elephant found dead | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The cause of the death of the pachyderm was not immediately known. “It looks like a natural death,” said Conservator of Forests (Madurai Circle) Nihar Ranjan, who holds additional charge of Virudhunag
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Brahmaputra brings Indian wild elephant to Kurigram

Brahmaputra brings Indian wild elephant to Kurigram | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The Brahmaputra River brings melted Himalayan snow on a long, winding southward journey, to reach Bangladesh as water, in Kurigram. To fill the stomachs of fisher families the river hosts the fish that swim around the border, either side.
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