The Elephant Project has signed a historic protection agreement with the Myanmar government to relocate captive elephants at risk to sanctuary elsewhere in the country.

Sanctuary plan for Myanmar elephants in captivity to save them from conflict or performing for tourists

  • Thousands of captive Myanmar elephants left redundant by a government clampdown on logging are being thrown a lifeline
  • A new programme will relocate animals from areas prone to elephant-human conflict to safety elsewhere in the country
Topic |   Conservation
The Elephant Project has signed a historic protection agreement with the Myanmar government to relocate captive elephants at risk to sanctuary elsewhere in the country.
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