Invasive Ludwigia peruviana threatens swamps in Tamil Nadu's Valparai region.
Elephants and wildlife face food shortage due to rapid weed growth.
Swamps are essential habitats and water storage areas.
Private estate owners responsible for removal but face challenges due to delicate ecosystem.
Collaborative effort needed to find sustainable solutions.
Urgent action required to protect elephant habitats and biodiversity.
Ludwigia invasion serves as a reminder of our role as caretakers of the planet.