Preventing conflict: An elephant in Yala National Park in Sri Lanka. To reduce man-animal conflict, villagers protect paddy fields with fencing during planting season. - AFP Different methods are being explored to keep humans and elephants apart.Human-elephant conflict remains an enormous issue in In Sri Lanka, a country with about 6,000 wild elephants. Already a subscriber? Log in. Start your ads-free experience now Monthly Plan RM13.90/month Subscribe Annual Plan RM12.33/month Billed as RM103.60/year Subscribe 1 month Free Trial For new subscribers only Subscribe Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards. Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience! Tags / Keywords: Environment , Sri Lanka , China , human-elephant conflict , electric fencing , permanent fences , seasonal fences , insurance scheme , elephants , crops , farmers Found a mistake in this article? Report it to us. What is the issue about? Spelling and grammatical error Factually incorrect Story is irrelevant This field is mandatory This field is mandatory Email (optional) Please enter valid email. Report issue Report issue Cancel Invalid captcha response. Please re-try again. Thank you for your report!