Honour for ‘Plan Bee’ that helped save jumbos

Plan bee has been given the best innovation award in Indian Railways for the 2018-19 fiscal. Plan bee is an amplifying system imitating the buzz of a swarm of honey bees to keep wild elephants away from railway tracks.This strategy was adopted by the Northeast Frontier Railway(NFR). NFR officials have said that a mix of… Continue reading Honour for ‘Plan Bee’ that helped save jumbos

A water clinic for elephants opens on the banks of the Yamuna

India has opened its first specialised hydrotherapy treatment for elephants suffering from arthritis,joint pain and foot ailments. Hydrotherapy is a form of physical therapy that uses the therapeutic benefits of water to perform physical rehabilitation in animals. The treatment centre is situated on the banks of the Yamuna in Mathura near the Wildlife SOS’ Elephant… Continue reading A water clinic for elephants opens on the banks of the Yamuna

Elephant protection campaign gets a ‘Gatimaan’ push

India’s semi-high-speed train Gatimaan Express will now be actively promoting elephant protection in partnership with Wildlife SOS. Seats on the train now carry the message “Joy rides on elephants is elephant abuse”. In 2018,the Animal Welfare Board of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, had published a report about the dire conditions of… Continue reading Elephant protection campaign gets a ‘Gatimaan’ push