HomePrintE-Mail

CCR in the Media

Ceylon Today
Thani Dalaya’s escape Tusker not dangerous – Dr. Fernando
24. December 2017 read article

Sunday Times
Human wildlife conflict : Good fences make good neighbours
19. December 2017 read article

Daily Mirror
Authorities to ‘COLLAR’ Tuskers under threat
19. December 2017 read article

Sunday Times
Environmentalists call for fast and severe crackdown on killers of Dala-Poottuwa
10. December 2017 read article

Mawbima
Yala Elephant
15. September 2017 read article (in Sinhalese)

Al Jazeera
Elephants on 'hostile territory' in Sri Lanka
4. September 2017 read article

Mawbima
Collaring Yala
20. August 2017 read article (in Sinhalese)

Daily News
Twilight of the tuskers
14. August 2017 read article

Nation
Jumbo jolly! ‘It’s not unusual’ - experts
29. July 2017 read article

BBC
Interview Sea Elephant
27. July 2017 read article (in Sinhalese)

BBC
Elephant found swimming 16km out to sea
13. July 2017 watch movie

SRG
Der Elefant im Garten
1. Juni 2017 read article

BBC
Elephants, Politics and Sri Lanka
11. Mai 2017 listen to broadcast

BBC
The day my child was killed by an elephant
11. Mai 2017 read article

Sunday Times
Environmentalists fire warning shots over “senseless” jumbo killing
9. April 2017 read article

Roar Media
Who Should Deal With The Human-Elephant Conflict?
9. April 2017 read article

Divaina
DWC Award for Dr. Prithiviraj Fernando
17. March 2017 read article (in Sinhalese)

The Island
Humans and Elephants to live in perfect harmony 
12. March 2017 read article

Sunday Times
Deadly garbage dumps  pose elephantine problems
5. March 2017 read article

Ceylon Today
Human - elephant conflict rears up again
26. February 2017 read article

Los Angeles Times
Sri Lankans who once embraced Chinese investment are now wary of Chinese domination
25. February 2017 read article

Deutsche Welle - Made for Minds
Sri Lanka tackles the elephant in the room
7. February 2017

Sunday Times
Let’s save our wild elephants
29. January 2017 read article

News Line TV1
Interview with Dr. Prithiviraj Fernando on HEC
22. September 2016 listen to interview

Sunday Times
Co-habitation between man and elephant the only answer to solve HEC
18. September 2016 read article

Sunday Times
Living next door to elephants
18. September 2016 read article

The Island
Heading for human-elephant co-existence
20. August 2016 read article

Migros Magazin
Wer will schon einen Elefanten in der Küche?
2. August 2016 read article (in German)

Tagblatt der Stadt ZH
Im Schatten der grauen Riesen
6. July 2016 read article (in German)

Quartier Echo
Elefanten im Songtsen House
30. June 2016 read article (in German)

Aarunya Vacations
Knowledge upgrades
21. June 2016 read article

Daily News
Resolving the Human -Elephant conflict
20. June 2016 read article

Ceylon Today
DWLC, researchers responsible
28. November 2015 read article

BBC
GPS collar causes elephant dead
7. November 2015 read article (in Sinhalese)

The Island
Save our elephants!
30. October 2015 read article

Daily News
Empathy for elephants
29. October 2015 read article

WNPS Lecture
Safeguarding Starving Elephants
22. October 2015 listen to lecture

Sunday Times
The tuskers of Kalawewa now have a sanctuary
18. October 2015 read article

Sunday Times
New holding ground for rogue elephants needs careful watch
18. October 2015 read article

New Indian Express
Translocation of Elephants is not the solution
13. October 2015 read article

Echelon
Elephant Facebook
13. October 2015 read article

TeCake
Leopard and Elephant's conflict with humans on the rise, detailed study urgently needed
10. October 2015 read article

New Indian Express
Translocation Not a Solution to Man-animal Conflict, Say Karnataka Experts
10. October 2015 read article

Sunday Times
Jumbos at receiving end with no let up in conflict
20. September 2015 read article

Roar Media
Sri Lanka’s Starving Elephants
14. September 2015 read article

Tages-Anzeiger
Botschafterin der grauen Riesen
12. September 2015 read article (in German)

Mawbima
Book Launch
25. August 2015 read article (in Sinhalese)

The Nation
'Letting go' for wrong reasons
27. June 2015 read article

Daily News
Human-Elephant Conflict - A science based solution
16. June 2015 read article

Mawbima
Translocation
19. Mai 2015 read article (in Sinhalese)

Sanctuary Asia
The starving elephants of Udawalawe
March 2015 read article

Al Jazeera
Sri Lankan ex-president's vanity airport project grounded by cash crunch
31. March 2015 read article

The Sunday Times
Rural lad with a childhood passion for animals turns researcher on jumbos
1. March 2015 read article

Wbur's The Wild Life
A dwarf elephant with outsized attitude
22.12.2014 read article - listen to interview

The Nation
We are not enemies 
14. December 2014

The Sunday Times
Jumbos cry for a home on the range
9. November 2014 read article

The Star
Villagers keep a watchful eye over jumbos
6. October 2014 read article

Ceylon Today
Fencing wild life parks will kill 80% of Lanka's elephants
16. August 2014

Tierwelt
Wohlfühloase für Elefanten
7. August 2014 read article (in German)

Ceylon Today
Elephant experts predict miserable failure
28. July 2014

Mongabay.com
On track to 'go beyond the critical point': Sri Lanka still losing forests at rapid clip
15. July 2014 read article

Mongabay.com
Epidemic of elephant calf kidnapping hits Sri Lanka, say conservationists
21. May 2014 read article

Ceylon Today
Methods to mitigate human-elephant conflict discussed
12. February 2014

Ceylon Today
Human vs elephant conflict – whitherto?
19. January 2014

The Sunday Leader
Elephant Killers Roam Free!
29. December 2013 read article

Mongabay.com
Little elephant is the first scientific record of dwarfism in the wild
19. December 2013 read article

Mongabay.com
Asian elephants depend on shifting cultivation during the dry season
16. December 2013 read article

Mongabay.com
Sri Lankan elephant amnesty will lead to poaching, warn conservationists
3. December 2013 read article

Tages-Anzeiger
Zu kleiner Dickhäuter
26. November 2013 read article (in German)

The Sunday Times
Look at that little fella!
24. November 2013 read article

The Sunday Times
Leave Gemunu alone, plead elephant experts
8. September 2013 read article

The Nation
Shocked into submission, curse of Hakka Patas
21. July 2013 read article

Tages-Anzeiger
Elefanten meiden die Wildnis
10. July 2013 read article (in German)

The Sunday Times
Wild elephants, people and an electric fence
23. June 2013 read article

The Sunday Time
Jumbos not bothered about Mattala
24. March 2013 read article

The Sunday Times
Hakka pataas set to become elephant killer no. 1
13. February 2013 read article

The Sunday Times
Feeding wild elephants is high-risk entertainment
13. January 2013 read article

The Sunday Times
The case for conserving elephant landscapes
23. December 2012 read article

Asian Scientist
Relocation Fails To Stop Elephant-Human Conflict
21. December 2012 read article

The Sunday Times
Changing locations fail to mitigate man-beast conflict, says landmark study
9. December 2012 read article

Science
Relocating elephants backfires
7. December 2012 read article

The Sunday Leader
Double fencing Uda Walawe elephants!
7. October 2012

The Nation
Elephantine errors
4. December 2011 read article

The Australian
The gathering of giants
19. November 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
Jumbos hit by trains: When will these tragedies end?
13. November 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
Galgamuwa tusker in sanctuary for now
6. November 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
USAID pulls out of electric fence project
30. October 2011 read article

Daily News
Born free and wild
28. October 2011 read article

Daily Mirror
Driving them out will worsen the human-jumbo conflict
26. October 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
Snares are latest weapon in relentless man-beast conflict
23. October 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
Conflict over jumbo census
14. August 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
Villagers block junction demanding solution to human-elephant conflict
31. July 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
Counting elephants-The other side of the coin
24. July 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
No move to drive jumbos from Hambantota: Official
24. July 2011 read article

The Sunday Leader
Lost aid to be salvaged
17. July 2011

The Sunday Times
Gentle giants and babes at the mercy of roaring ‘yakada yakas’
26. June 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
‘Gathering’ under threat?
15. May 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
Conservationists want President’s help to save WB ecosystems project
8. May 2011 read article

The Sunday Times
Don’t stump the ‘Stumpies’ of Hambantota
27. February 2011 read article

The Sunday Leader
The jumbo plan
9. January 2011 read article

Daily Mirror
Save our elephants!
16. Nov. 2010 read article

Daily Mirror
Twist of fate
26. October 2010 read article

Daily Mirror
Rogue collared at last
19. October 2010

The Sunday Times
The lone battle of a four legged brigadier
6. June 2010 read article

Daily Mirror
Wild jumbos cause extensive damage
28. April 2010

The Sunday Leader
Experts debate jumbo problem
18. October 2009

Daily Mirror
Kana Kota captured
29. June 2009

The Sunday Times
Top award for doc of the wilds
17. May 2009 read article

The Sunday Times
Why do elephants come back home?
5. April 2009 read article

WWF News Centre
Humans and elephants on collision course in South Asia
17. Nov. 2008

Sunday Observer
Elephantine misconceptions. From human-elephant conflict to human-elephant coexistence
2. Nov. 2008 read article (in Sinhalese)

NZZ
Jennifer Pastorini und Sri Lankas Elefanten
25. July 2008 read article (in German)

The Sunday Times
Don’t make national parks ghettos for our elephants
5. August 2007 read article

Tages-Anzeiger
Hunderte Elefanten werden in Asien illegal getötet
26. May 2007

Daily Mirror
Wildlife Dept. and the plight of elephants
25. May 2007

Daily Mirror
An end to the killing?
11. May 2007

Daily Mirror
Ignored Policy and Imprisoned Elephants
19. April 2007

Daily News
Major plan under way to restore Lanka's natural ecosystems
3. March 2005 read article

Daily News
Chena and elephants; age-old co-existence
1. Nov. 2004 read article

Daily News
Homing in on elephant ranging patterns
12. Oct. 2004 read article

tv Hören und Sehen
Die Magie der weissen "Sue"
28. August 2004, No. 35

Daily News
White elephants and blue moons
12. August 2004, Vol. 88, No. 192

The Sunday Times
BBC spotlight on Lankan wildlife 
8. August 2004, Vol. 39, No. 10, Page 8

The Sunday Times
Not yet another 'white elephant'
8. August 2004, Vol. 39, No. 10, Page 13

Süddeutsche Zeitung
Ganz in Weiss. Albion-Elefant in Sri Lanka
5. August 2004, No. 179, Page 10

The New York Times
An elephant that stands out in a crowd
3. August 2004, Vol. 153, No. 52,930

The Washington Post
Biologist locate white elephant
2. August 2004, Vol. 122, No. 241

The Sunday Times
Bringing a white to light
1. August 2004, Vol. 39, No. 9, Page 12

Sunday Observer
White elephant in Yala
25. July 2004 read article (in German)

Daily Mirror
Rare white elephant in Yala: Wildlife experts thrilled
24. July 2004, Vol. 6, No. 31

The Island
White elephant in Yala
24. July 2004, Vol. 24, No. 175