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August Newsletter 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TV0kGhMZK4 Get ready to move your hips because the Run, Walk, Crawl for Rangers virtual...
June Newsletter 2021

June Newsletter 2021

We moved our pakum hut for the first time in more than a decade. It is a religiously, traditionally and spiritually important ceremony for mahouts. Read More ...
May Newsletter 2021 | a few words from Cardamom

May Newsletter 2021 | a few words from Cardamom

Instead of focusing on our own elephant, this month we have decided to present to you a few words by the Cardamom Tented Camp. Read More ...
April Newsletter 2021

April Newsletter 2021

This month we are featuring #HungerHurtsElephants the mission we were on in the mountains with Mother & Baby Elephants, some interesting elephant behaviour spotted on the Livestreams and a little bit of nostalgia. Read More ...
March Newsletter 2021

March Newsletter 2021

March holds a special place in our heart because of the Thai National Elephant Day. This day is about letting mahouts and elephants showcase their culture, as well as letting the public appreciate our GIGANTIC treasure. Read More ...
February Newsletter 2021

February Newsletter 2021

The rain came just in time for our virtual field trips with St Andrews International School Bangkok, truly wonderful. Read More ...
The Nosy Neighbour And The Trunky Elephant

The Nosy Neighbour And The Trunky Elephant

In our 32nd Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Hoi-Lam Jim returned to GTAEF once again after testing whether our elephants were capable of eavesdropping. Read More ...
For The Love of Bamboo

For The Love of Bamboo

In our 31st Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Aislinn Butron and Kerri McCrae presented a study on the foraging ecology of semi-free-roaming Asian elephants in Northern Thailand. Read More ...
January Newsletter 2021

January Newsletter 2021

January has been quiet for our partner hotels but nonetheless eventful in the elephant camp. From our elephant repellent research to the annual vet check, our team has remained motivated in spite of the situation in the outside world. Read More ...

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Hope Amidst Despair

Hope Amidst Despair

In our 23rd Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Dr Thittaya Janyamathakul demonstrated how the Thai Elephant Alliance Association had helped the elephants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More ...
African Leopards and Communities with Letoluai Ambrose

African Leopards and Communities with Letoluai Ambrose

In our 22nd Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, we took a break from the elephants and invited Letoluai Ambrose to introduce the leopards in Kenya. Read More ...
Everything For The Elephants

Everything For The Elephants

In our 21st Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas #ElephantProfessional lecture, Dr Ingrid Suter defended how – in contrast to the situation in Thailand – captive breeding programs can help conserve Asian elephants in Laos. Read More ...
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 ...
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