Poachers have killed more than 90 percent of Zambia's elephants since the 1950s. In response, villagers banded together to protect those in North Luangwa National Park last year.
These conflicts are particularly apparent in the Hassan district of Karnataka, the state housing India's largest population of Asian elephants.
Commuters interact with an elephant as he rests on a public road ahead of the annual Navam Maha Perahera festival of the historic Buddhist Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on February 18th, 2019.
A Sri Lankan research team used a series of interviews over a four-year period to create a country-wide distribution map of the endangered species.
A new study looks at the damage that would occur to flora and fauna if forest elephant populations continue to decline.
Elephants participate in a football game to kick off the World Cup fever as part of an anti-gambling campaign at the ancient Thai city of Ayutthaya on June 13th, 2018.
A new study shows how technology developed to study earthquakes could help conservationists monitor elephant populations from afar.
Recent advances in laboratory methods are enabling scientists to recover very old or degraded DNA sequences from warmer places, where DNA degrades at a much faster rate.