- Painting for Peanuts. Linn, Laura // Scholastic News -- Edition 4;02/12/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 16, p4
Reports that the Thailand Elephant Art Project and the Thai Elephant Conservation Center have resorted to teaching Indian elephants to paint and play music to help save the endangered animals.
- Return of elephant ivory trade sought. Stauble, Ann M. // Animals;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 130 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the proposal to resume trade in African elephant parts at the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Nations that bans all forms of international trade in endangered species; Opinion of Teresa Telecky once the lucrative...
- Got anything that goes well with ivory? Kohlenberg, Leah // Time International (South Pacific Edition);09/01/97, Issue 35, p18
Presents a photograph of an Asian elephant standing in the doorway of a china shop in Woburn, England. Purpose of the elephant's presence; Their near extinction in many countries; Why they are hunted.
- Borneo elephants killed. // Asian Pacific Post;2/7/2013, p15
The article reports on 10 endangered pygmy elephants found dead in Sabah, Malaysia in February 2013 and according to Malaysian officials, the animals have been poisoned.
- Sugar for elephants. JS // Earth Island Journal;Summer94, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p12
Reveals that sugar plantation workers of Pelwatte Sugar Industries in Sri Lanka are trapping, shooting and poisoning endangered Asian elephants whose migration routes pass through plantation land. Pelwatte's leasing of increasing amounts of land around the proposed Handapangala Elephant Reserve...
- Student travel grants: explore, learn, inspire. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;Feb2016, Vol. 178 Issue 6, p148
The author reflects on her experience of studying the mothering behaviours of Asian elephants in Sri Lanka in 2015 and mentions related topics such as endangered species, the Elephant Transit Home, and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
- Beleaguered Pachyderms Get Help. Wille, Chris // Audubon;Jan1989, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p127
Discusses the number of African elephants killed annually to meet the demands of the market for ivory. Decline in elephant population; Habitat loss due to unbridled growth in human numbers; Impact of poaching on elephant populations; Scope of the African Elephant Conservation Act passed by the...
- Elephants and Compassion: Ecological Criticism and Southern African Hunting Literature. Wylie, Dan // English in Africa;Oct2001, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p79
Presents an ecological criticism on elephants. Highlights of the Convention on International Trade and Endangered Species; Connection of literary studies in southern Africa; Symbol of elephants in the embodiment of wild Africa.
- Ivory identification by DNA profiling of cytochrome b gene. James Lee; Hsing-Mei Hsieh; Li-Hung Huang; Yi-Chen Kuo; Jane-Hong Wu; Shih-Chien Chin; An-Hsing Lee; Adrian Linacre; Li-Chin Tsai // International Journal of Legal Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 123 Issue 2, p117
AbstractÂ Â Ivory can be visually identified in its native form as coming from an elephant species; however, determining from which of the three extant elephant species a section of ivory originates is more problematic. We report on a method that will identify and distinguish the protected...