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Elephant poaching in Africa continues unabated

Elephant poaching in Africa continues unabated | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The pressure on Africa's elephants is increasing. Asia's markets are demanding ivory and criminal networks are all too willing to provide fresh supplies. The animals are not even safe in national parks.
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This Video Of An Elephant Struggling To Drag A Huge Log In Assam Is Heartbreaking

This Video Of An Elephant Struggling To Drag A Huge Log In Assam Is Heartbreaking | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Shameful.
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Longest surviving tusker in Yala National Park - Thilak dies

Longest surviving tusker in Yala National Park - Thilak dies | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it

The longest surviving tusker in the Yala National Park, fondly called “Thilak”, died last afternoon following a tussle between another elephant named “Thani Dalaya” in Sithulpawwa.



Here Wild Life Enthusiast Srilal Miththapala pays tribute to Tilak, the iconic an
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Baby elephant trapped in deep hole rescued

Baby elephant trapped in deep hole rescued | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Latest news, politics, business and sport from Thailand and Asean, plus features, opinion and multimedia from across Southeast Asia.
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When Will The Great Human-Elephant War End?

When Will The Great Human-Elephant War End? | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Humans are at war. They're at war with each other, they're at war with themselves, and some are at war with elephants. Researchers want to know ho
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Genetic study shakes up the elephant family tree

Genetic study shakes up the elephant family tree | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
New research reveals that a species of giant elephant that lived 1.5 million to 100,000 years ago - ranging across Eurasia before it went extinct - is more closely related to today's African forest elephant than the fores
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Skincare fad in Myanmar driving elephant poaching

Skincare fad in Myanmar driving elephant poaching | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Increasing trend in use of elephant skin in beauty products has created what WWF is calling a “perfect story” for poaching of the endangered species
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Elephant Herd Runs To Greet Its Newest Member - An Orphaned Baby Elephant

Elephant Herd Runs To Greet Its Newest Member - An Orphaned Baby Elephant | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Dok Geaw was welcomed into his new family with a lot of love. Watch the video.
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South Africa: Victory for Elephant Conservation in Circus Case

South Africa: Victory for Elephant Conservation in Circus Case | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
In a victory for elephant conservation, circus owner Brian Boswell has failed in his legal bid to overthrow legislation which outlaws exporting the animals for use in circuses.
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Elephants poaching worry Space for Giants

Elephants poaching worry Space for Giants | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Elephant poaching remains a challenge as elephants are still being poached in large numbers according to the chief executive officer (CEO) and founder of Space for Giants Dr Max Guaham.
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Students design a space system to help protect elephants

Students design a space system to help protect elephants | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Students design a space system to help protect elephants 23 May 2017 A group of university students completed the ESA Academy’s third Concurrent
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LFCD Students Pilot Elephant Tracking App

LFCD Students Pilot Elephant Tracking App | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Students at Lake Forest Country Day School now have the opportunity to engage in something no other students in the world have the ability to do. The youngsters get to track every movement of Squall, an elephant roaming the land in Kenya. The school adopted Squall just over one year ago through Save the Elephants, an African based organization devoted to studying and preserving the world’s largest land mammal. Lake Forest Country Day became the first school in the world to get the opportunity to pioneer Save the Elephants’ computer tracking technology when the app was introduced May 19 on the Lake Forest campus.
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European Union suspends the re-export of raw ivory

European Union suspends the re-export of raw ivory | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature.
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Hong Kong launches ivory ban bill

Hong Kong launches ivory ban bill | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Hong Kong launched a landmark bill to ban its ivory trade Wednesday, describing it as an effort to
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World outrage at planned export of baby elephants from Namibia

World outrage at planned export of baby elephants from Namibia | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Permission granted by the Namibian government to a game farm owned by a Swedish national to capture and export to Dubai five wild young elephants has raised a
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TN forest department to use loudspeakers on drones to scare elephants away

TN forest department to use loudspeakers on drones to scare elephants away | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
After using drones to track movement of animals, the Tamil Nadu government has now found a new use in drones - the forest department will now be using it to scare away elephants.
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In a disturbing new trend, poachers are killing Myanmar’s elephants for their skin, teeth, and tails

In a disturbing new trend, poachers are killing Myanmar’s elephants for their skin, teeth, and tails | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
In a disturbing and growing new trend, Asian elephants of all ages are being slaughtered in Myanmar for their skin and other body parts. WWF is launching an emergency action plan to train, equip, and deploy 10 anti-poaching teams to the most vulnerable areas, and implementing a thorough plan to stop the slaughter. 
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WWF launches #SaveTheirSkins campaign to combat elephant skin trade

WWF launches #SaveTheirSkins campaign to combat elephant skin trade | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
The World Wildlife Fund releases a statement calling on governments in Southeast Asia to actively combat the surge in elephant skinning taking place in Burma.
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UK vets help perk up pachyderms

UK vets help perk up pachyderms | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
A lecturer at The University of Nottingham's vet school is helping improve the welfare of working elephants in south-east Asia. The workshop will explore
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REVIEW: Understanding elephants - Guidelines for safe and enjoyable elephant viewing

REVIEW: Understanding elephants - Guidelines for safe and enjoyable elephant viewing | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Understanding Elephants - Guidelines for safe and enjoyable elephant viewing examines elephant behaviour and provides guidelines on how to conduct yourself near elephants. On average, up t
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Elephants and bees

Elephants and bees | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
African farmers found that lines of artificial beehives deter most elephant raids, while honey sales add a new income stream. Here's a look at the science.
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WATCH: Elephants trumpet their retreat as they flee angry bees

WATCH: Elephants trumpet their retreat as they flee angry bees | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
Latest news from South Africa, World, Politics, Entertainment and Lifestyle. The home of The Times and Sunday Times newspaper.
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South African hunter crushed to death by elephant 

South African hunter crushed to death by elephant  | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
A South African big game hunter died after being crushed by an elephant cow that had been shot on a game reserve in Zimbabwe at the weekend.
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American actress Maggie Q in Kenya for elephant conservation

American actress Maggie Q in Kenya for elephant conservation | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
American actress and model, Margaret Denise Quigley, professionally known as Maggie Q, is currently in Kenya to raise awareness for elephant conservation.
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41 Elephants Die In Kerala's Forests In 6 Months

41 Elephants Die In Kerala's Forests In 6 Months | Pachyderm Magazine | Scoop.it
At least 41 wild elephants have died in Kerala's forest ranges in the last six months however, none of these deaths were due to wither drought conditions or due to the lack of food and water in the forest, according to Forest Minister K Raju in a written reply in the Assembly.
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