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Ajay Mathur
The feature article ‘Ivory Stockpiles
Terra reen and the Vanishing Pachyderms’ Editorial Board
K Ramanathan
published in the October 2018 issue
Suneel Pandey
Subscriber’s copy VOLUME 11 ISSUE 7 October 2018 MATTERS of the magazine is quite suitable. S K Sarkar
Prabir Sengupta
Significantly, the MIKE Programme
MAILBOX Florican was implemented in 2001, and aims to Director, Knowledge Management
Prabir Sengupta
inform and improve decision-making
on elephants by measuring trends in
Silent Decline from
Historical Ranges
Anupama Jauhry
levels of illegal killing of elephants, Publishing Head
Ivory Stockpiles and the Vanishing identifying factors associated with Editorial Team
Pioneers Blaze Their Own Trail those trends, and building capacity for Abhas Mukherjee
Naina Mukerji
IN CONVERSATION Anushree Tiwari Sharma
Mr R C M Reddy elephant management in range states.
Managing Director and CEO, IL&FS Education &
Technology Services Limited The ban on international trade was Design and Illustration
TERRA YOUTH Santosh Gautam, Vijay Nipane
Dhole: The Whistling Hunter introduced in 1989 by CITES (Convention
on International Trade in Endangered Production
Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) after Aman Sachdeva
years of unprecedented poaching. In the Marketing, Sales & Distribution
I liked reading the cover story on lesser 1980s, an estimated 100,000 elephants Gitesh Sinha
floricans published in the October were being killed per year and up to 80 Sanjeev Sharma
Satyabrata Ghosh
2018 issue of TerraGreen. I also read per cent of herds were lost in Vikas Sachan
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