Biologist and conservationist Sangita Iyer is actively working to protect the endangered Asian elephants, of which only 40,000 are left worldwide, with 60% residing in India. Recognizing the significance of India as the last stronghold for these magnificent creatures, Iyer has taken up the cause to ensure their survival.
Her efforts encompass a range of conservation initiatives aimed at preserving elephant habitats, mitigating human-elephant conflicts, and promoting awareness about the importance of elephant conservation.
By collaborating with local communities, wildlife organizations, and government agencies, Iyer strives to create a sustainable coexistence between humans and elephants. Through her dedicated work, she hopes to secure a brighter future for these iconic animals and raise global consciousness about the urgent need for their protection.