Tag: human-elephant conflict
No Relief for Families Affected by Human-Elephant Conflict
The tea gardens of West Bengal have become a hotbed for human-elephant conflict. Affected families continue to wait for compensation.
Human Elephant Conflict on the Rise while Families Await Compensation
The Dooars are known to be human animal conflict zones; infrastructure development, illegal mining and land fragmentation are only adding to the problem.
IMPACT | Curbing the man Elephant Conflict
4 June 2015 | Torpa, Jharkhand | Amit Topno In this interview, Community Correspondent Amit Topno speaks of how his video on rampaging elephants in his village resulted in villagers mobilizing funds to purchase 15 torches that would help them locate and disperse these elephants. His advocacy efforts also led...
Pachyderms cause Panic in Rural Raigarh
The people of Eastern Chhattisgarh are caught in up a chaos they have no wish to be a part of. Their homes & fields are regularly damaged by marauding elephants. In this video, Community Correspondent Savita Rath attempts to get to the bottom of this brouhaha. Hailing from the mineral...
Coal Mining Fuels the Human-Elephant Conflict in Jharkhand
Community Correspondent Mohan Bhuiyan reports from Jitratongri village in Hazaribagh District, Jharkhand, where a herd of elephants destroyed fourteen houses and resulted in the death of one individual in September 2013. For about two weeks the herd camped in the nearby forests and repeatedly came into human habitats in search...