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what in that only one week ago i got an alert message saying there is an elephant in the sea via one of my laborers who was in the paddy field but he did not have a phone so i called someone else who alerted him they live and was right there he screamed and the liberal was able to if not for this morning he would have been attacked and i would get into my. house one district where to do my lap our lives has some of the largest populations of wild engine elephants in india live mostly in the plantations monocultures and paddy fields around the towns conflict with humans began to get serious around the 1970 s. when this district that used to be largely forest began to become urbanized the forest is now highly fragmented and largely replaced by human habitations. developments have blundered into the villages up by lawyer and roman villagers
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please be vigilant please be vigilant. the forest department must stay on their toes to keep elephants and humans out of conflict. krishnan is part of n.c.f. a conservation organization that has been working in the area since 2015 to develop technology led solutions to alert locals of elephants presence as a gentle way of ensuring no lives are lost on either side. in this study area that have been about 39 home and that's in the last 10 years. and most of them more than 60 percent of the cases people know that they have elephants in that area and. probably if they're in. mission these incident could
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have been avoided. in 2017 the n.c.f. launched an early warning system the 1st of its kind in the region that covers $220.00 villages in haasan district. it is a free service for which locals can sign up by registering their mobile number with the organisation. and over. 70 this is a public service announcement why didn't ins have been cited in the villages we request you to be vigilant at all times and then i mean a human and. anyone registered routinely receives alerts in the local language canada about the possible location of the elephants as well as additional warnings if things look especially risky. this is done through both s.m.s. is voice messages as well as a digital display boards and alert lights. because of the.
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human have. and in the last one year there have been no human deaths in the study which has never happened in the history of. the state forest departments record response teams supports n.c.s. efforts. this group of 48 people is mostly locals who have been trained by the forest department to physically track the elephant herds so that there was constant and updated information about their locations. the integrated communication system has brought about a broader change to the relationship people an elephant shared there. i would say the most remarkable change that i would see. they're there but.
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when we started work here they're really friends in a coffee there there were tears the next state. after repeatedly interacting with them and telling them. elephants during the day. i think it's. because they have genes there. they do the. morning system has helped reduce conflict in district but as more forest land is set aside for development the future of human elephant coexistence remains fragile . seen from a distance it's breathtaking our blue planet. and although it has an abundance of
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water only one percent of it is suitable for human consumption. despite this scarcity people are often wasteful with a precious resource. this combined with rising temperatures is causing many regions to suffer severe droughts. and that is leaving people around the world literally sitting on dry land. on the way to an always this or rather what's left of this. colleen's by he grew up here in southern morocco wants to show us what climate change looks like in the desert. together with an acquaintance he's causing dad dad part of tree to make furniture from the wood but that is because these trees have not borne fruit like dates for a long time. thanks to advancing fountains the palms didn't have much of a chance. cheerful song
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in a way we're paying our last respects to this palm tree this is now a graveyard. all we have left is the remains of that palm tree. the always says is sinking into the desert sands for years it's been getting hotter and hotter. and while rainfall has been decreasing sandstorms are on the rise. not so long ago hellenes father planted many palm trees here and lived well from bang to full days harvests. why does this cemetery exist the answer is simple it's a lack of water. and this shortage is caused by climate change. and it's accelerating the deserts expansion that is if you can see it.
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for you it's the glaciers and the mountains that are disappearing halim says for us it's the oases. the village of homemade elders land on the edge of the sahara. only a patchwork of always sees remain. agriculture is only possible on a few plots of land. the farmer lobby behati cultivate a small vegetable garden here on what's left of the tail of the land. the 61 year old has 11 children most of whom have long since left the region. farmer hardy does not know how long his garden will be able to keep blossoming. although he has his own well he frequently has to take deeper for water. to get a future it looks like this the boys have to look for work somewhere else. only my
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generation the older generation stays here. in. the sand dunes are ready encroaching on his garden only a few palm trees are left to remind him of the former oasis. 7000 people live in harmony. most of the inhabitants have left the village. to buy friends a small cafe here. and he also works as a tourist guide. he's fascination by how the climate is changing his home country. chemist mary m. tenacity is researching this exact subject at the university of kansas blanka. studies predict that the temperature in north africa will rise twice as fast as the
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global average halt to the desert climate would be even worse in the future and especially in the summer the increase of temperature were also about 2 to 3 degrees . in the mine scenario. 2 thirds of all oases in morocco have disappeared over the last century. and the farmers are hoping to stop the advance of the desert with bushes and trees but also a new patent from holland. the water box is a part made of bio plastics. are going to probably going to be met with this fledgling tree is placed inside and then planted in the soil then the water box is filled with. plenty of water the hope is that this method will give
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the new tree a natural water tank and a better chance of survival trees and bushes as a barrier this is one way that the last for a toe field will be defended against. the when what is an alarm bell for the rest of the world soon they'll be nothing left here the desert is quickly taken over our oases was he's. not far from the village is the largest sandy desert in morocco eric to gaga it's a popular tourist destination. but the my she sand dunes are also a warning because their growth is not slowing. the devastation that halim is fighting against continues.
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