Why Are Our Elephants Dying in Botswana? : The Inquiry Continues, What We Know So Far
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Why Are Our Elephants Dying in Botswana? : The Inquiry Continues, What We Know So Far

Mystery Remains as Hundreds of Elephants Found Dead in Botswana, Africa: What We Know So Far Dead African elephants discovered primarily in the Okavango Delta, “home to about 18,000 elephants”++   Botswana government has confirmed that neighboring countries of Zimbabwe, Angola, Namibia and Zambia “have not seen similar elephant deaths.” <>   “…70 per cent … Continue reading »

Why Are Our Elephants Dying in Botswana? :  Mystery Remains as Hundreds of African Elephants Found Dead in Botswana : The Inquiry Begins
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Why Are Our Elephants Dying in Botswana? : Mystery Remains as Hundreds of African Elephants Found Dead in Botswana : The Inquiry Begins

Elephant conservationist Niall McCann weighs in on the mystery of why hundreds of our African elephants have been dying, in Botswana* as neighboring countries report no elephant deaths. Learn more from McCann’s recent interview with The World, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). *primarily in the Okavango Delta and other northern parts of the country.   Conservationist … Continue reading »

Video Moment :  I Would Never Leave You Behind : Mama Elephant Helps Her Baby Over Barrier Next to Road in India
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Video Moment : I Would Never Leave You Behind : Mama Elephant Helps Her Baby Over Barrier Next to Road in India

How many elephants does it take to lift a baby elephant over a concrete barrier placed alongside a road? Just one actually and it was a snap for the Mama elephant who gently takes her trunk and scoops her baby up and over after the elephant calf was unable to make the climb on her … Continue reading »

Steve Irwin Family’s Collaboration With Sumatran Elephant Conservation Programs Helped to Bring Asia’s First Elephant Hospital to Fruition in Indonesia
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Steve Irwin Family’s Collaboration With Sumatran Elephant Conservation Programs Helped to Bring Asia’s First Elephant Hospital to Fruition in Indonesia

The family of Steve Irwin, including his widow Terri and his daughter Bindi Irwin, have honored the legacy of the wildlife conservationist by joining the efforts of two elephant conservation programs, through the Ministry of Forestry & the Taman Safari Indonesia, <> to establish Asia’s first Elephant Hospital in Indonesia. While not named after the … Continue reading »

“Loving Lockdown” :  Elephants Roam Freely on Paths Without Worry As Humans Restricted to Staying Inside
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“Loving Lockdown” : Elephants Roam Freely on Paths Without Worry As Humans Restricted to Staying Inside

If any good can come out of this worldwide pandemic one could say that wildlife and nature stand to benefit the most. As humans continue to stay indoors on lockdown there is a noticeable (positive) difference on the impact to our environment. The clash of humans with wildlife, especially with our elephants (human-elephant conflict), has … Continue reading »

Earth Day Celebrates Half a Century of Concern For the Planet, 22 April 2020: In Harmony With This Year’s Theme, Let’s Learn How Elephants Are Affected By Climate Change
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Earth Day Celebrates Half a Century of Concern For the Planet, 22 April 2020: In Harmony With This Year’s Theme, Let’s Learn How Elephants Are Affected By Climate Change

Happy 50th birthday Earth Day!  As the world is still coping with the COVID-19 crisis “Digital Earth Day Events” are scheduled to take place today, 22 April 2020, to comply with social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines. In reality, “Earth Day is every day, and anywhere you are” but take a moment to join in as … Continue reading »

Video Moment, A Look Back : Through Their Eyes, Stop Elephant Poaching Now
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Video Moment, A Look Back : Through Their Eyes, Stop Elephant Poaching Now

If only we could see what an elephant sees, feel what an elephant feels. Through their eyes… if only humans could see through an elephant’s eyes. Humans know they can do so much better. The stench of blood ivory will forever remain on a poacher’s hands. Elephant poaching must stop now.   “Like us, elephants … Continue reading »

Video Moment, A Look Back:  Five Days Old Baby Elephant Rescued from Muddy Pond
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Video Moment, A Look Back: Five Days Old Baby Elephant Rescued from Muddy Pond

Elephants Need US Amboseli National Park has served as an oasis for African elephants for decades. And humans have always played a role in the safety of our elephants there, whether it has been through the watchful eyes of the Maasai people (helping to keep poachers at bay), or through the ongoing presence of tourists … Continue reading »

Elephants Can Be Our Touchstones During Difficult Times
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Elephants Can Be Our Touchstones During Difficult Times

As humans, as we find ourselves facing situations we don’t understand or dissimilar from those we had yet to encounter, (such as the COVID-19 outbreak that is sweeping the globe right now) and discover that the routines we found comfort in are no longer possible, it can seem quite disconcerting and bleak. We may seek … Continue reading »

Save a Place in Your Hearts For Elephants on This Saint Patrick’s Day
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Save a Place in Your Hearts For Elephants on This Saint Patrick’s Day

While helping elephants may never have been a part of your Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in the past there is no better time to save a place in your hearts for elephants than this Irish holiday today, 17 March 2020. This year proves to be quite untraditional so why not christen an elephant to be … Continue reading »