Countdown to World Elephant Day & “Elevents” Abound : Show Your Support : Think of What You Can Do To Help Elephants
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Countdown to World Elephant Day & “Elevents” Abound : Show Your Support : Think of What You Can Do To Help Elephants

    World Elephant Day is Tuesday 12 August 2016 “Elevents” (here are just a few of the events being held worldwide)   1)  Screenings are being held for the film (also available online) When Elephants Were Young. This  “feature documentary reveals the true story of the human-Asian elephant relationship. It will be released  in theatres to … Continue reading »

Ringling Bros. Circus Ends 145 Year Tradition By Sending Their Last 11 Performing Elephants into Early Retirement to Ringling’s Center For Elephant Conservation in Florida, But Will They Really Be Free To Live As Elephants? :  Elephant Activists Think Not : Part 1
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Ringling Bros. Circus Ends 145 Year Tradition By Sending Their Last 11 Performing Elephants into Early Retirement to Ringling’s Center For Elephant Conservation in Florida, But Will They Really Be Free To Live As Elephants? : Elephant Activists Think Not : Part 1

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the Union but for the lives of our elephants the significance of an event that took place in Providence on Sunday 1 May 2016 will forever loom large in the history of captive performing wildlife. For on that date 11 Asian elephants gave their final bow for … Continue reading »

Hanako the Asian Elephant Will Not Be Crossing the Ocean in Her Escape From a Tokyo Zoo Despite Activists’ & a Blogger’s Most Urgent Cries : Renowned Elephant Expert Carol Buckley Deemed Her Too Old & Frail
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Hanako the Asian Elephant Will Not Be Crossing the Ocean in Her Escape From a Tokyo Zoo Despite Activists’ & a Blogger’s Most Urgent Cries : Renowned Elephant Expert Carol Buckley Deemed Her Too Old & Frail

It’s the only life she has ever known and it looks to be the only life she will ever have. The consolation is that Hanako, “the oldest Asian elephant in Japan” who has recently become the center of attention in a world-wide plea for her release from the Inokashira Park Zoo near Tokyo, will at … Continue reading »

Despite Prolonged Public Outcry Nosey the Circus Elephant is Still Suffering & Still Waiting to Be Rescued While Her Master is Peddling Her Around Florida Flea Markets
We're Over the Big Top or When Will a Performing / Circus Elephant Become a Thing of the Past

Despite Prolonged Public Outcry Nosey the Circus Elephant is Still Suffering & Still Waiting to Be Rescued While Her Master is Peddling Her Around Florida Flea Markets

In the documentary film “An Apology to Elephants” Lily Tomlin makes mention of an elephant named Nosey. These are her words. Lily Tomlin: “This is Nosey. She was born in Zimbabwe in 1982. She was captured as a baby after a culling that killed all of her family and left her orphaned. She along with 62 … Continue reading »

‘Water For Elephants’ Film Elephant Suffered From Bullhook Prods and Electric Shocks : Hidden Training Video Released By Animal Defenders International  Reveals Alleged Elephant Abuse
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‘Water For Elephants’ Film Elephant Suffered From Bullhook Prods and Electric Shocks : Hidden Training Video Released By Animal Defenders International Reveals Alleged Elephant Abuse

If you have ever seen the film Water For Elephants starring Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon you may have been appalled by the story line of an elephant named Rosie (played by Tai, the real-life elephant) who was subjected to beatings by her trainer when she fails to respond to his commands. This is when … Continue reading »

Beautiful & Haunting Song “Elephant in My Heart” Brings Attention to the Desperate Situation Our Elephants Are In
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Beautiful & Haunting Song “Elephant in My Heart” Brings Attention to the Desperate Situation Our Elephants Are In

You may not be familiar with “Elephant in My Heart”. But once you hear Soleil Dakota’s sublime song the message and the haunting melody will shatter your heart. It’s all the more haunting just knowing that time is running out for our elephants.   Click here for the video “Elephant in My Heart” “I have an … Continue reading »

Before It’s Too Late: Global March For Elephants and Rhinos
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Before It’s Too Late: Global March For Elephants and Rhinos

What is the Global March For Elephants and Rhinos? If you missed the recent Global March For Elephants and Rhinos that rumbled through a city near you this past 3rd and 4th of October 2015, don’t feel alone. It seems that major media coverage was less than adequate, post-march included. (Check the Facebook pages on … Continue reading »

Third Annual International March For Elephants in Washington, D.C., USA Rescheduled for 24 October 2015
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Third Annual International March For Elephants in Washington, D.C., USA Rescheduled for 24 October 2015

Elephant lovers unite. If you live in the Washington, D.C., USA area strap on your walking shoes and be the voice for our elephants, who cannot speak for themselves. “One every 15 minutes.” Due to inclement weather from the effects of Hurricane Joaquin the Third Annual International March For Elephants in Washington, D.C. has been rescheduled … Continue reading »

The 2nd U.S. #IvoryCrush in Times Square Takes NYC By Storm
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The 2nd U.S. #IvoryCrush in Times Square Takes NYC By Storm

In what promises to be a periodic event hosted by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (along with their “wildlife and conservation partners”) New York City welcomed environmental activists impassioned for the cause of saving our elephants.  The event, The 2nd U.S. #IvoryCrush, in Times Square, which was held on 19 June 2015, drew “wildlife … Continue reading »