Author: andy

Thoughts on (so called) conservation of Asian elephants

Thoughts on (so called) conservation of Asian elephants   We need to understand that elephant conservation in Asia is entirely different from Africa. The main threat to African elephants is poaching and to a certain degree habitat loss. In Asia poaching for ivory is currently not a main problem, but there are many other serious Issues. Human Elephant Conflict (HEC) is by far the most common problem in all 13 Range countries in Asia. Other common issues are habitat loss, habitat fragmentation, habitat quality loss and elephant population increase. The other big problem in some Asian range countries is...

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