Remembering Karma

On 10 November 2021, we bid farewell to our beloved Karma. Talking about the loss of one of his favorite elephants, Karma’s caregiver Surendra said, “During the Covid pandemic, we have all experienced so much loss. Whether it may be a human or animal, the death of a...

The Climate Disaster Is Here

The enormous, unprecedented pain and turmoil caused by the climate crisis is often discussed alongside what can seem like surprisingly small temperature increases – 1.5C or 2C hotter than it was in the era just before the car replaced the horse and cart. These...

HC to consider banning keeping elephants in captivity

The Madras High Court on Monday said that it shall consider as to whether in future there should be a complete prohibition on elephants being kept as captive animals for various temple duties or as beasts of burden in the State. The court pointed out that it had...