To elevate public consciousness about the necessity to defend wildlife, replicas of elephants have been put in at Edward Elliot’s Beach in Chennai. The replicas are constructed from Lantana camara, an invasive weed that has been proven to inhibit the expansion of different bushes and vegetation in forests. Indian Administrative Officer Supriya Sahu shared a video of the identical on Twitter. The IAS officer informed within the clip that these replicas have been impressed by the true elephants of Mudumalai National Park.
“70 tribals from Mudumalai have worked hard to create these beautiful elephants from lantana weed – an invasive species that is threatening biodiversity in forests across the country. And have removed other offensive #TNForest,” she wrote within the caption of the video. Ms. Sahu additionally says that an knowledgeable group guided the tribals to assist them make the replicas.
Mudumalai’s 70 tribals have labored onerous to create these lovely elephants from lantana weed—an invasive species that has unfold by way of forests throughout the nation, threatening biodiversity. In Tamil Nadu we now have eliminated Lantana, Prosopis and different invasives from 1200 hectares thus far #TNForestpic.twitter.com/NEHcw7fETp
– Supriya Sahu IAS (@supriyasahuias) January 14, 2023
The video has acquired one lakh views and greater than two thousand likes thus far.
“Three Cheers. Develop a museum to preserve their art work and establish a school to promote this art among the youth. Being a leader, you can do everything to improve the income of these tribals. Will take possible steps so that they feel that their construction work is recognised,” stated one consumer.
Another individual stated, “Fantastic workmanship ma’am. It’s superb. Its magnificence must be maintained. They have mastered the art of turning waste into wealth. Kudos to them.”
Another individual commented, “This is amazing, a great initiative and a big salute to everyone involved.”
“Proud of Mudhumalai, congratulations to the department!” one other consumer commented.
Many even known as it an “incredible creation”.
Another individual stated, “The message is loud and clear, we are all responsible for making our planet better and more sustainable together. Love these bio elephants.”
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