ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Seeing the Elephant in the Room: Human-Elephant Conflict and the ETF Report

The report of the Elephant Task Force acknowledges the gravity of human-elephant conflicts, and makes a set of potentially far-reaching and forward-looking suggestions to alleviate them. The spirit of most of them is admirable and positive, but the devil, as always, is in the implementation. Managing conflict is as much about protecting farmers and farmlands from elephants as it is about reducing our footprint on the elephant's domain. The first of five articles that discuss the Elephant Task Force report.
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