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Human Elephant conflict in Thailand’s Chanthaburi province

Human Elephant conflict in Thailand’s Chanthaburi province Massive Hec problems getting out of control? More than 100 wild elephants from Khao Ang Rue Nai wildlife sanctuary and other protected areas around Kaeng Hang Meow district have left their natural habitat. For many years now, these elephants refuse to go back inside their protected areas. Construction …

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Why habitat improvement to solve HEC?

Why habitat improvement to solve HEC? Nature & Wildlife Association and Green Guard Nature Organization will kick-off a new long term habitat restoration initiative in Assam in October/November 2017. Of all HEC mitigation efforts, only habitat restoration proved to be successful in Asia. There is one example in Thailand. Kui Buri National Park. In the …

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Help Asia’s wild elephants

Help Nature & Wildlife Association to help Asia’s wild elephants! To reduce Human Elephant Conflict, NWA in cooperation with Green Guard Nature Organization has launched an ambiguous project in Assam/India. Today’s main HEC mitigation tools, chasing elephants away and blocking them with fences etc have mostly failed; they only move the problem to the next …

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Announcing LIGHTS FOR LIFE-FOOD TO LIVE

Announcing LIGHTS FOR LIFE-FOOD TO LIVE A joint project between:   and      LIGHTS FOR LIFE-FOOD TO LIVE aims to improve safety for the local villagers and provide sustainable food sources for elephants along the Karbi Anglong mountains in Assam/India. Human Elephant Conflict is a big problem along the Karbi Anglong hills, with regular …

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Wildlife corridors, the solution to human elephant conflict?

Wildlife corridors, the solution to human elephant conflict? We have a look at the increasing popularity of wildlife corridors in HEC mitigation. The concept of creating wildlife corridors is becoming popular in many Asian countries, not only India. Corridors serve many purposes and we had a look at them: Repopulating “empty” habitat; this is very …

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Human Elephant Conflict mitigation going wrong?

Human Elephant Conflict mitigation going wrong? As HEC throughout Asia is on the rise, mitigation seems to have failed. Today HEC mitigation methods almost entirely focus on reducing the human elephant conflict  impact on humans. This has proven to be unsuccessful! There is not a single instance where deterrents have stopped HEC! A change of …

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The elephant alarm fence by Nature & Wildlife Association

The elephant alarm fence by Nature & Wildlife Association Based on a recent project by Green Guard Nature Organization in Assam/India, NWA has designed and implemented a low cost early warning system in Wang Mi on the edge of Khao Yai National Park/Thailand in cooperation with Freeland Foundation. The fence is intended to warn villagers …

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