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Home Is Where the Family Is

Home Is Where the Family Is

In our 20th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Michael Falshaw gave us an update of his ongoing project to release captive elephants into the Nam Pouy National Protected Area in Laos. Read More ...
China’s Elephants

China’s Elephants

In our 19th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Becky Shu Chen uncovered the much hidden population of the 300 remaining elephants inside China. Read More ...
A Scientific Look into Elephant Welfare

A Scientific Look into Elephant Welfare

In our 18th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Dr. Pakkanut Bansiddhi explained the findings in her published research after accessing 122 elephants in 15 Northern Thai elephants camps for a year. Read More ...
Crime, Justice, and a Cleaner Future

Crime, Justice, and a Cleaner Future

In our 17th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Justin Gosling, ex-detective and founder of WildCrime, unveiled the dark truths about wildlife trafficking and other environmental crimes. Read More ...
Certifying Elephant Camps

Certifying Elephant Camps

In our 16th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Nicolas Dubrocard told us how a certification system could improve the welfare of both the animals and the people involved. Read More ...
In Kenya, Stink Bomb Is The Bomb

In Kenya, Stink Bomb Is The Bomb

In our 15th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Dr Lydia Tiller took us to Kenya to see her work in measuring and mitigating human-elephant conflicts, as well as promoting coexistence with these giants. Read More ...
Look The Elephant Way

Look The Elephant Way

In our 14th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Nani Montreuil and Andy Merk advocated a change in the way the world approaches human-elephant conflict. Read More ...
The Town Elephant and the Country Elephant

The Town Elephant and the Country Elephant

In our 13th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Sarah Jacobson and Sasha Montero explained their ongoing research that investigates into the personalities of Asian elephants. Read More ...
Elephants: Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants

Elephants: Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants

In our 12th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Dr. Hannah Mumby returned to re-read her book, titled "Elephants: Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants", to her audience. Read More ...
Trunks of Hope

Trunks of Hope

In our 11th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Rip Caswell and Alison Caswell presented their copper elephant sculpture inspired by the GTAEF elephants. Read More ...
How to Train an Elephant

How to Train an Elephant

In our 10th Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Dr. Andrew Mclean from The Human-Elephant Learning Programs shared his elephant training methods. Read More ...
Alaka and Malik

Alaka and Malik

In our ninth Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Dr. Paul Keil told the cross-species tale of Alaka and Malik in an Assamese community. Read More ...
In the Artist’s Mind

In the Artist’s Mind

In our eighth Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, animator and artist Millie Young showcased her artwork with elephants being the source of her inspiration. Read More ...
Giants of the Monsoon Forest

Giants of the Monsoon Forest

In our seventh Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Dr. Jacob Shell told the stories of the unusual partnership between humans and Asian elephants in the impassable monsoon forests of Myanmar and India. Read More ...
Target Training – What, Why and How

Target Training – What, Why and How

In our sixth Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Dr Gerardo Martinez, the initiator of target training at our foundation, explained the history and significance of this unconventional training method. Read More ...
Gentle Giants. Gentler Bees.

Gentle Giants. Gentler Bees.

In our fifth Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Shany Dror presented her latest findings about using bees as a biological deterrent for the crop-raiding Asian elephants. Read More ...
Bobby-Jo and the Reflections of Elephants

Bobby-Jo and the Reflections of Elephants

In our fourth Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, photographer Bobby-Jo Vial delved into her fondest of memories with elephants through a series of timeless photographs. Read More ...
Elephant Massage

Elephant Massage

In our third Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Tony Nevin demonstrated some amazing osteopathic techniques using our elephants as models. Read More ...
Seeing the World Through the Elephant’s Eyes

Seeing the World Through the Elephant’s Eyes

In our second Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Joshua Plotnik recalled some of the world-renowned researches that he, Think Elephants International and Hunter College have conducted. Read More ...
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