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“Adivasis no longer walk among the elephants without fear” – Human animal conflict on the rise – Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Chhattisgarh

On March 30, Kokila, an Adivasi woman, was collecting firewood with a few friends near Kozhikolly village in the Devala area of Gudalur taluk, 50 km below Udhagamandalam, when she was charged by an angry elephant. It hurled her to … Continue reading

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Eco tourism, the challenge of man-animal conflict and recognition of forest rights – Project Tiger

What were the focus areas when Project Tiger was launched? Project Tiger was launched with nine tiger reserves, including Kanha, Corbett and Ranthambore. | To read the full article in The Telegraph, click here >> The film [Tigerland] focuses on … Continue reading

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Understanding elephant behaviour in order to reduce man-animal conflict: Training camp on biodiversity in the Western Ghats – Tamil Nadu

A one-day training camp on biodiversity was held for college students at the Forestry Extension Centre at Aralvaimozhi recently. In his presentation on man-animal conflict, environmental educator S.S. Davidson said that elephant was a social animal that lived in herds. … Continue reading

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Peaceful coexistence with elephants: Avoiding human-animal conflict as part of tribal culture – Tamil Nadu

Shruti Agarwal, Gudalur, 30 September 2013 A Bettakurumba man watches a herd of elephants at close quarters | Read the full blog and view more photos here >> Coexisting with elephants would seem unthinkable and impossible to most of us. Yet adivasis in Gudalur … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Tribal Foundation (Nagercoil): Many talents, one team – Tamil Nadu

Photos and profiles provided by S.S. Davidson The foundation’s projects supports its efforts to secure a healthy diet, health care, prevention of disease, combining biodiversity with a sustainable livelihood and access to school education in accordance with government provisions. The team of … Continue reading

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