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Ping! Elephants ahead: reducing human-elephant conflict, one SMS at a time

Updated : March 07, 2019 06:51 AM IST

Hassan has been a hotbed of human-elephant encounters for years and a challenge for forest authorities, who have been translocating crop-raiding elephants for decades.
An integrated warning system has been replicated from a similar one in the elephant corridors of Tamil Nadu’s Valparai region.
Fatalities from elephant-human conflict have reduced to nearly zero in the region.
Ping! Elephants ahead: reducing human-elephant conflict, one SMS at a time

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