02nd May 2016
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Kenya Kindles Massive Ivory Hoard in Elephant Summit

By Staff Writer   May 01, 2016 11:35 PM EDT   (Photo : TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images) A Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) ranger stands guard next to illegal stockpile of elephant tusks...

05th Nov 2015

Rescue Tales of African Geographic

This is a celebration of animals that have been rescued from the brink of despair to become conservation ambassadors for their kind. It is time to focus on the lives...

03rd Apr 2015
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This needs to stop: The darker side of tourism

Abused elephant cries while being rescued   WARNING: Disturbing content “LOOKS like fun!” “Big deal.” When a hotel in Thailand posted images on its Facebook page showing drunk revellers riding a...

01st Apr 2015
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Can elephant tourism be ethical?

The chance to interact with elephants tops many people’s south-east Asia holiday wish lists, but how can we be sure they have been well treated? Whether a baby elephant has...

07th Mar 2015
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Victory! Phasing Out Elephant Performances in Ringling Bros Circus!

Written by Jennifer O’Connor | March 5, 2015 Article by: http://www.peta.org/blog/ringling-to-phase-out-elephant-acts-by-2018/ Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced today that in response to growing public concern over “how the animals are treated,” it will...

02nd Feb 2015

Victory for Elephant Welfare as rides at Singapore Zoo are banned!

    In December, Singapore Zoo announced that as of the 5th January 2015, visitors will no longer be able to ride or have contact with the elephants, as part...

18th Jan 2015
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The world’s loneliest elephant has been kept all alone in concrete ‘jungle’ since 1977

Mali has not felt grass under her feet or had contact with another ­elephant for nearly 40 years  Jan 17, 2015 23:06 By Jill Main presspeople.co.uk Let her go: Campaigners want...

21st Dec 2014

Poachers Tore This Elephant’s Family Apart, Undaunted, DSWT is Helping Her Build A New One

Poachers Tore This Elephant’s Family Apart, But We’re Helping Her Build A New One By David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust This post was created by a member of the Dodo Community, where...

01st Nov 2014

What You Can Do About Elephant & Rhino Poaching

With everything else going on in the world right now you might ask why I am writing a blog post about elephants and rhinos. It’s because despite everything else filling...

21st Aug 2014
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20% of Africa’s Elephant killed in Three Years

Did you know? Around 100,000 elephants were killed by poachers for their ivory on the African continent in just three years, according to a new paper in the Proceedings of the...