The Luangwa Valley was once called the Valley of the Elephants, and was estimated to have 250,000 elephants. The population plummeted and in 1989 was estimated at 18,000. Poaching and snaring have been aggressively controlled, and it is now stable at around 20,000, if not increasing. The Great Elephant Census* aerial survey, helped by the Nature […]
By RAELEIGH SMITH (contributing reporter) – Recently (March 19) Sudan the last male Northern White Rhino died, leaving only two females remaining. Rhinoceroses – of which there are five species – are the second-largest land mammal after elephants. The white rhinoceros consists of two subspecies: the Southern White Rhino and the much rarer and critically […]
© Mark Drury Photography (@markjdrury) Vancouver, BC, March 14, 2018 – The poaching of elephants has reached unprecedented levels, threatening their very survival. In the face of this crisis, Elephanatics, a Vancouver elephant advocacy non-profit group, claims Canada is not supporting the worldwide initiative to save both African and Asian elephants. At the last meeting of the […]
Elephanatics has sent a letter to Minister Catherine McKenna today asking the Canadian government to close the legal domestic trade of elephant ivory in Canada. We are thrilled to have been supported by 95 distinguished national and international wildlife and animal advocacy organisations, conservationists, scientists, Members of the Parliament of Canada and the BC Legislature. Enclosed with our letter is a link to our online […]
ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย : ขอบคุณแหล่งข้อมูล : หนังสือพิมพ์ The Nation http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/national/30339910 Premchai faces charge for possessing African elephant tusks national March 01, 2018 01:00 By The Nation 3,233 Viewed Embattled construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta, who is facing nine poaching-related charges, could face an additional charge after DNA tests on two pairs of elephant tusks seized from his Bangkok […]
Elephants, the largest land mammals, still face being killed for their tusks.
#ivoryfreecanada Did you know it is still legal to buy and sell ivory in Canada? Both African and Asian elephants may be extinct in the wild in our lifetime, mainly due to poaching. Elephanatics created the #ivoryfreecanada campaign to help keep our elephants alive. Elephanatics wrote a letter to the Canadian government, requesting a ban on all domestic […]