Is this guy talking about culling elephants in Botswana?

Mr Gill Staden on eTN describes the upcoming IUCN meeting in Botswana on the poaching emergency as a “missed opportunity” because the agenda does not include the issue of the alleged elephant over-population in the country. The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) last August called for the ‘necessity to balance the elephants role’. […]

Clinton Global Initiative to help save the elephant

A major project was announced today by the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to help curb elephant poaching in Africa. We naturally support this big initiative but we urge the partners and participants to really work together (not just on paper) and to be creative and courageous in their approach. To win this war we need […]

The worldwide March for Elephants will be held on October 4th, 2013

Please repost The worldwide March for Elephants will be held in exactly one month, on October 4th, 2013, in cities all over the planet. This global event will raise awareness of the plight of the elephants, open eyes, motivate, and stir people to join this battle to save these magnificent creatures. Please participate and help […]

Kenya: Saving Elephants – 10 Ways in 100 Days

A great inspiring article by Paula Kahumbu. How Kenya can save its elephants. “…Thanks to greater media coverage, Kenyans are now aware that our elephants are under greater pressure than in the last 20 years, and our populations are now declining. It is time to wake up to the fact that it is not just […]

Elephants in Tanzania could be extinct within 7 Years

Tanzanian elephants could be extinct within 7 Years if current poaching trends continue, according to the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute. “If this poaching trend is left unchecked, obviously the elephant population will disappear in the next seven years,” Lembeli said, according to Tanzania’s The Guardian. “This is a national disaster. The government and its agencies […]

Elephant numbers not unmanageable according to South Africa National Parks

The South African National Parks (SANParks), have denied allegations that high elephant numbers in the Kruger National Park (KNP) have reached unmanageable levels. Dr Salomon Joubert, director of the KNP from 1986 to 1994, said on Monday (29 April) that the elephant population in South Africa’s largest wilderness area was a “huge problem”. Dr Sam […]

Can Drones Save the Elephants?

To stop the massacre of elephants conservation groups, including the Elephant Action League, are fighting poachers with eye-in-the-sky drones. These unmanned aerial vehicles are giving rangers new tools in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade of not only ivory but also rhinos, hides from tigers and other big cats. The World Wildlife Fund will […]

$1.5 Million grant from US Fish & Wildlife for the Elephants

The US Department of the Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded $1.5 million to continue efforts to protect African elephants and their habitat, according to federalgrantswire.com. The funds will go to “any African government agency responsible for African elephant conservation and protection and any other organization or individual with demonstrated experience in African elephant conservation,” […]

Press Release from Bangkok on CITES and its Failure

CITES, Bangkok. On the last day of the convention, Elephant Action League, together with other conservation and welfare organisations, issued a statement saying that we are outraged by what we consider the failure of CITES to stop the elephant poaching. We demand a much tougher approach taken, especially with respect to China. The only way […]

African elephant fares better in countries with good education

African elephant fares better in countries with good education than in countries with newly created nature reserves. A new study by Dr Fred de Boer. Elephants are rare in African countries where poor schooling, a failing economy and widespread corruption are rife. Countries where these factors are well-organised have larger populations of elephants. It would […]

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