Tag archives for Elephants

Saving India’s Big Cats

National Geographic Emerging Explorer Krithi Karanth may be diminutive, but her impact has been epic. Hear more about how this native daughter is revolutionizing India’s approach to wildlife conservation and get the inside scoop on her favorite place in the world–in her own words.

By Trevor Frost, a National Geographic¬†Young Explorers grantee We navigate every day. To the bathroom to brush our teeth, to the bus stop to catch a ride to work, to stay on-trail when we’re hiking.¬†We do it so often we don’t even think about it. A year ago my friend Trip Jennings found himself in…

The Elephant Buffet

Catherine Price gets up close and personal with 300 elephants in Surin, Thailand. For most of the year, there are not many reasons to visit Surin, Thailand. More than seven hours northeast of Bangkok by train, it’s the capital of a province whose claims to fame are sweet radishes and fragrant rice. But Surin has…

We were sorry to learn recently that the riverside research station of Iain Douglas-Hamilton, of Save the Elephants, in northern Kenya, was destroyed on the morning of March 4, 2010 by a flash flood, which resulted from a storm several miles upstream. Save the Elephants is an organization, that, as its name indicates, works to…