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Learning from the Kattunayakan community: How to live with elephants? – Tamil Nadu

Elephant conservation: Can elephants and humans live together? by Tarsh Thekaekara, The Guardian, Monday 6 March 2017  | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> Berserk beasts, trashed crops, vengeful villagers: tales of ‘conflict’ come thick and fast … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Kattunayakan and Soliga tribal communities: Recent studies on better forest fire management – Tamil Nadu & Karnataka

Notes from the Other Side of a Forest Fire by Tarsh Thekaekara, Abi Tamim Vanak, Ankila J Hiremath, Nitin D Rai, Jayashree Ratnam, Raman Sukumar in Economic & Political Weekly, June 24, 2017Source: Courtesy Tarsh Thekaekara by email (18 July 2017) | … Continue reading

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The Shola Trust Gudalur – Tamil Nadu

NGO Profile – Sanctuary Asiamagazine February 2011: In Gudalar, at the edge of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, a small committed group of volunteers work to protect India’s shola forests – a mosaic of montane evergreen forests and grasslands found only at high altitude … Continue reading

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Human Elephant (no) Conflict for members of the Bettakurumba communities in the Nilgiri mountains – Tamil Nadu

Tarsh Thekaekara tarshthek.wordpress.com, July 4, 2009 Ramesh is bettakurumba, but not a traditional forest dwelling adivasi by any stretch of imagination. His mother is a health worker, and goes to office every day. He grew up in Gudalur town, likes to … Continue reading

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Cycling for Elephants! Initiative by The Shola Trust in Gudalur – Tamil Nadu

We are working with the Make a Difference (MaD) initiative to organise a cycling fund-raiser for our work around ‘elephants in the matrix’. The ‘conflict vs coexistence’ (and larger sharing vs sparing) debate is of course vibrant, but most our work is in … Continue reading

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