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Here's why you'll go bananas over this book that talks about human-wildlife contact in a way that makes sense

At its very core, the crux of the book Bumoni's Banana Trees, written thoughtfully by Mita Bordoloi, is about how empathy can solve a lot of problems

Published on 26th October 2021
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Mammoth Tragedy: Student gets too close to elephant herd for a selfie, gets killed

According to his friends, Pranjal Kumar was excited by the herd that was passing by and wanted to take a selfie, but got too close

Published on 13th October 2021
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What The FAQ: GoI to secure elephant corridors. What are they and how many elephants do we really have left?

According to the latest data, there are 101 corridors across India. But this report is from 2007 and experts say the number has increased

Published on 1st October 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: When will trains stop mowing down the gentle giants?

With sorrow, in today's #TBT, we recall one of the many instances where elephants were killed by speeding trains on the railway tracks. Why is this such a common occurrence in India?

Published on 23rd September 2021
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Remember China's migrating elephants? They're now heading further south

On Thursday, 151 people were mobilised for the work, 2,327 residents were evacuated, and 400 kg food and 2 kg salt were provided to the elephants

Published on 25th June 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The first steam locomotive train chugged along in Mumbai 168 years ago today

In today's #TBT we remember the first steam locomotive train that ran in Mumbai. Since it ran today for the first time years and years ago, it's a good day to recall the specifics, don't you think so?

Published on 16th April 2021
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'World's loneliest elephant' Kaavan starts a trip to Cambodia 

Had Kaavan been spooked and refused to enter the cage or bolted, his departure could have been delayed for months while the rescue team sought to restore calm and trust before trying again

Published on 30th November 2020
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A Rocha India is educating kids on elephant conservation and the need to reduce human-animal conflict. Here's how

Why it is important for us to protect elephants and their natural habitat? Avinash Krishnan of A Rocha India speaks about their programmes meant to create awareness among kids and its positive results

Published on 15th November 2020
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Forest officials rescue baby elephant stuck in swamp field  in Chattisgarh

A herd of 21 elephants has been roaming in Fingeshwar forest range of the district for the last couple of days, said a forest official who was part of the team that rescued the baby elephant

Published on 21st August 2020
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Addressing the baby elephant: How this IISc researcher's cartoons are spreading awareness on elephant exploitation

Sanjeeta Sharma Pokharel has been researching elephants and creating cartoons about them to educate more people about the animal and the need to protect them

Published on 12th March 2020
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The elephant in the room: Why we need to change the way we think about animal conservation

The founders of The Real Elephant Collective talk about how we can be smarter about animal conservation

Published on 9th April 2019
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Karnataka forest guards ferry students to school as elephant rampage rock villages

The parents of students from remote villages, reportedly, have refused to send their children to nearby schools fearing elephant attacks

Published on 8th December 2018
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This IIT Delhi prof's sensor could prevent elephant deaths on railway tracks

According to the Wildlife Protection Society of India, in last five years alone India has lost near 100 elephants in train-related accidents

Published on 30th November 2018
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Why every child should read the book Balarama's Story which is untold tales of the iconic elephant in Karnataka

Balarama has been a part of the Mysore Dasara for over a decade, but many children still don't know his story. Author Bhaskar K who stays in the US talks on why he wrote a book on gentle giant

Published on 29th October 2018
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A Rocha India works for the peaceful coexistence of elephants and humans for 16 years

Through reserach, education programmes, volunteering and internships, A Rocha India is making sure that humans and animals coexist peacefully in and around Bannerghatta

Published on 29th May 2018

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