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Bunong Indigenous Villages in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary Are Suffering from Human-Elephant Conflict

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Bunong Indigenous Villages in Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary Are Suffering from Human-Elephant Conflict
(June 08, 2016) A handful of Bunong indigenous villages located in or on the edge of Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (formally known as Seima Protected Forest) are suffering from human-elephant conflict, which in this case is when elephants enter their farms and eating and/or damaging their crops. This is a recent problem with the elephants only causing this intensity of damage over the last 2 – 3 years. The likely causes of this issue are loss and disturbance of elephant habitat from forest clearance and il...

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