The ethics in elephant conservation in Thailand

The ethics in elephant conservation in Thailand A closer look at the definition of “ethical elephant sanctuary” Thailand has a century-old tradition of elephant keeping; originally used in the army and logging. After the logging ban,30 years ago, most elephants became redundant, resulting in begging elephants on the streets of Bangkok and elsewhere. Elephants then…

The Banana Myth

The Banana Myth From children’s books and comics, a myth has made it into so called conservation! And what a disaster! Some misguided activists have used this banana myth to solve Human Elephant Conflict. Fact is: wild Asian elephants do not eat bananas in their habitat! They do eat banana trees or rather the stem,…

Statement by NWA on the untrue and libellous accusations by Assam Tribune, Rithuraj Phukan and Jayanta K.Das:

Statement by NWA on the untrue and libellous accusations by Assam Tribune, Rithuraj Phukan and Jayanta K.Das:   We at NWA are in fact a small organisation, based in France and working in Thailand, Malaysia and India. Almost all our funding comes from the pockets of Andy Merk and we received only a few small…