I love reading stories like this. A young man from Cambodia, Sereivathana Tuy, has been rewarded for his work using peaceful methods to deter elephants from crops, being awarded a top environmental prize in San Franscisco. There are only 400 elephants left in Cambodia due to extreme deforestation, so programs like this one are essential. And what I especially love about what Tuy and his team are doing is that it just goes to show how effective you can be when you empower a local community to work together towards a common goal. Read the full story here.