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Will elephants survive economic development in India?

Elephant populations in India have decreased from 3 million in the 17th century to barely 30 thousand today. Aside from poaching, wild elephants face decreasing habitats due to increasing human population and industrial development in and around their reserves and corridors connecting forests used by elephants for thousands of years. Train tracks  and motorways often go right through their habitat resulting in countless elephant deaths and human-elephant conflicts, dangerous to both humans and elephants. All of this in spite of elephants contributing immensely to the environment they live in.

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Personhood for Elephants in India

Understanding animal rights to be an issue of both human and animal connections and interest, the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organizations on 12th May, 2018 organized their first “National Consultation on Rights and Personhood for Animals and its linkages with Other Social Justice Movements”!

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