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…Details
What is the future for Asian elephants? (wild) Can Asian elephants survive in the wild? Good protection has led to an increase in wild elephant populations in many countries in Asia. We do have increases in China, Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand, parts of India, while Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Vietnam and Bangladesh have stabilized, Myanmar and Laos…Details
NWA on Human Elephant Conflict mitigation in Asia Do we need to refocus our efforts? We at Nature & Wildlife Association believe so! As habitats keep shrinking and wild elephant populations are stabilizing or growing, HEC is on the increase. To understand the situation, let’s go through the current efforts: semi permanent fences, electric…Details
NWA on domesticated elephants Nature & wildlife association is in no way involved in domestic elephants, we are only engaged with wild elephants, but as we regularly get dragged into the discussions and arguments between sanctuaries and elephant camps we would like to make our position clear: we believe that both, sanctuaries and elephant camps…Details
A normal every day occurrence in Human Elephant Conflict zones!
Here you can see the most widely used deterrent; fire crackers.
A wild elephant entering a house!
Probably the worst nightmare for any villager in elephant country.