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Wed 20 Jul 2005

Elephants in Malaysia

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The Star's Tuesday environment articles, 19 Jul 2005.

"Monitoring elephants in Malaysia." By Hilary Chiew. The Star, 19 Jul 2005. Asian elephants are increasingly finding themselves the unwelcome guests at cash crop plantations, particularly that of oil palm. The series of Borneo pygmy elephant slayings in Sabah in the last eight months has been linked to 'vengeance killing.'

"Out of Africa." The Star, 19 Jul 2005. David Lawson is now the sub-regional support officer for a global programme called Monitoring of the Illegal Killing of Elephant (MIKE). Based in Bangkok, Thailand, Lawson last year started implementing the progamme in eight South-East Asia elephant range states. He also has enough elephant tales to last a lifetime from his 17 years' working with wildlife in Africa.

"Tagging pygmy elephants." By Vijay Joshi. The Star, 19 Jul 2005. Electronic tagging of pygmy elephants aims to solve an ancient mystery.

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