Round-Up of Who's Talking About Wildlife
1. Every month elephants migrating through inhabited areas of India fall into man made ditches, are hit by cars, separated from their herds and often times poisoned. Elephants are a threat to farmers who can loose their year's crop in a matter of minutes to grazing herds. However, the elephant is loosing the safety of the open land to roam due to habitat encroachment.
Read more: Indian Elephants in Crisis, by Dawn Smith
2. Wildlife for Sale: People in our own back yards are selling illegal animal products. Become a member of IFAW's Think Twice Campaign to help prevent this.
3. IFAW's Asia Regional Director, Grace Gabriel, is currently presenting with a team at the Asia for Animals Conference.
4. Elephants aren't the only animals feeling the pain of human encroachment. Yet the survival of the West Africa giraffe poses an interesting argument on conservation vs human survival.