African Forest Elephants Are Now Classified as ‘Critically Endangered’ as the African Savanna Elephant Hits the IUCN Red List as ‘Endangered’  Among  Many Threatened Species of Wildlife
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African Forest Elephants Are Now Classified as ‘Critically Endangered’ as the African Savanna Elephant Hits the IUCN Red List as ‘Endangered’ Among Many Threatened Species of Wildlife

“We must urgently put an end to poaching and ensure that sufficient suitable habitat for both forest and savanna elephants is conserved.” This piece of cautionary advice was delivered by Dr Bruno Oberle, Director General of the International  Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) that compiles the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species which brings … Continue reading »

Urgent Petition to Help Elephants: Stop the International Trade in Elephant Skins
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Urgent Petition to Help Elephants: Stop the International Trade in Elephant Skins

It is beyond belief that in 2021 the sale of elephant skins is condoned and deemed legal by the regulatory  board  CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) that is supposed to protect those species of wildlife who are under threat of extinction. CITES has banned the sale/trade in elephant ivory. Yet our #elephants, … Continue reading »

World Wildlife Day 2021, It’s Still About Our Elephants
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World Wildlife Day 2021, It’s Still About Our Elephants

Dear Elephants: Is it here already… World Wildlife Day 2021? The thing is, this day will always be about you, our elephants, the most majestic species on earth.   You make your home in a variety of habitats including deserts, swamps and the highlands but more commonly live in savannas, grasslands and even forests, which … Continue reading »

Help Elephant Family Protect Asian Elephants Through Their Ultimate Christmas Appeal
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Help Elephant Family Protect Asian Elephants Through Their Ultimate Christmas Appeal

Elephant Family, a wonderful UK elephant charity was born on 1 September 2002. This holiday season Elephant Family has launched the 2020 Christmas Appeal to raise funds to save our Asian elephants “through their programmes that help reduce human-elephant conflict”. Your donation means more now than ever during this trying pandemic year.     “Elephant … Continue reading »

Elephant Spoken Here Turns Five With a Look Back at the #DontLetThemDisappear Campaign’s Elephant Ice Sculpture in Manhattan
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Elephant Spoken Here Turns Five With a Look Back at the #DontLetThemDisappear Campaign’s Elephant Ice Sculpture in Manhattan

As Elephant Spoken Here turns five today,12 August 2020, our passion for elephant conservation has not abated.  For our elephants need us, even more. Over the past several years poignant demonstrations have taken place across the globe in cities like Toronto (Canada), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Johannesburg (South Africa) Nairobi, (Kenya, Africa) and in NYC (USA). … Continue reading »

World Elephant Day  12 August 2020  #DontLetThemDisappear
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World Elephant Day 12 August 2020 #DontLetThemDisappear

On this 8th annual World Elephant Day Elephant Spoken Here would like to share a message from Amarula, now counted amongst those businesses and organizations coming together on August 12 in support of our African, & Asian, elephants. And the message, #DontLetThemDisappear , still holds true today, just as it did when Amarula, whose logo … Continue reading »

Countdown to World Elephant Day, 12 August 2020,  “Elevents” For Everyone!
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Countdown to World Elephant Day, 12 August 2020, “Elevents” For Everyone!

With less than three days to go until World Elephant Day 12 August 2020 the following organizations have come together for our elephants, for elephant conservation. There are “elevents” for everyone!:   “Let’s Put Lucy on the Agenda!” Sweet elephant Lucy has been living in the Edmonton Zoo for over 43 years and LEAP Lucy’s … 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 : 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 »