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 »

Two Special Indian Elephants Set to Inherit Property From Man Who Has Devoted His Life to Them in Appreciation For Their Loyalty To Him
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Two Special Indian Elephants Set to Inherit Property From Man Who Has Devoted His Life to Them in Appreciation For Their Loyalty To Him

Having raised them from birth it is not surprising that landowner Akhtar Imam, from Bihar, in the eastern part of India, would want to provide for his elephants after his death. Although his wife and children “are not entirely happy” with his decision to bequeath 6.2 acres of his homestead “worth Rs 5 crore“, (approx. … Continue reading »

Remembering Elephant Conservationist Dame Daphne Sheldrick on 4 June, Her Birthday : Great Elephant People
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Remembering Elephant Conservationist Dame Daphne Sheldrick on 4 June, Her Birthday : Great Elephant People

If the term ‘elephant influencer’ (influence meaning “having the power or authority to affect change“) were to exist during her lifetime, or even now!, the late Dame Daphne Sheldrick, founder of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust,  would stand among the great elephant people in her own right. Ironically she shared a birth month with two … 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:  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 »

Share Our Message of Hope For Our Elephants: Celebrating 50 Likes on Our Facebook Page, Elephant Spoken Here
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Share Our Message of Hope For Our Elephants: Celebrating 50 Likes on Our Facebook Page, Elephant Spoken Here

Thank you ESH readers, elephant advocates and those who love elephants :). Elephant Spoken Here celebrates you and our elephants. Together we can send our message of elephant conservation around the world.   50 likes and counting! Together we can do this.   Elephant Spoken Here facebook page Elephant Spoken Here website Image: CC Flickr: … Continue reading »

Crafting For a Cause: Blankets For Baby Rhinos Charity Helps Comfort Orphaned Baby Elephants, Too
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Crafting For a Cause: Blankets For Baby Rhinos Charity Helps Comfort Orphaned Baby Elephants, Too

Remember when knitting tiny sweaters for penguins used to be all the rage, and how the response to their call for knitters had been such a success? That charity currently has such a stockpile of these “jumpers” that, for the time being, they are not asking for any more*. But it goes without saying that … 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 »

Celebrate World Wildlife Day 3 March 2020 : For Our Elephants
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Celebrate World Wildlife Day 3 March 2020 : For Our Elephants

Dear Elephants: It’s a beautiful thing: remembering World Wildlife Day 2020 and helping to save you, our elephants.       In 2020 World Wildlife Day has chosen the message of “Sustaining All Life on Earth,” showing an interconnectedness between us all; all living creatures, including humans, & the flora and the fauna in the … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Exhausted Baby Elephant Struggles To Survive  The Long Walk Home   BBC Earth  Part 4
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Video Moment : Exhausted Baby Elephant Struggles To Survive The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 4

“A baby elephant in danger struggles to keep up with his mother as a human lends a helping hand. The future of elephants is in our hands.” Watch as a baby elephant, in imminent danger of succumbing to over exertion and a lack of food and water, gets encouragement from Mike to follow his mama … Continue reading »