Author Archive for Maggie Grainger

Maggie is a former Tiger Beat senior staff writer who used to rock out with the Jonas Brothers and Justin Bieber in sunny Los Angeles before she decided to relocate to fabulous San Francisco. She has always been interested in animal rights and fell in love with elephants during her travels to Tanzania, Kenya, and Thailand.

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Celebrities Who Love Elephants

Celebrities Who Love Elephants

December 29, 20121 Comment

Elephants have many supporters around the world including some celebrities who are passionate about ending animal abuse. Even with their busy schedules, these power players have made time for a cause they dear to their hearts: advocating for the protection of these gentle giants. Let’s give a shout out to these famous people who are […]

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How To Stage a Protest or Rally

How To Stage a Protest or Rally

December 18, 20120 Comments

So, you’ve fallen in love with elephants and want to help them in any way you can. There are many different ways you can help spread awareness – starting, of course, by telling all of your family and friends about the tragic plight of elephants around the world. But then what? How can you reach […]

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How to Address Your Local City Council

How to Address Your Local City Council

December 18, 20120 Comments

Sometimes it takes not just elected leaders, but regular people like you and me to make change. For example, if you want to stand up against Ringling Bros. Circus using cruel bull hooks on elephants in your city, or if you’d like to change the practices at your local zoo, make your thoughts known to your local […]

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How To Use Social Media to Promote Your Cause

How To Use Social Media to Promote Your Cause

November 28, 20120 Comments

So, you’re all pumped up after watching the movie How I Became an Elephant and you want to do what you can to help elephants around the world. But, you keep asking yourself, how…? You’re actually staring at one of your most useful tools right now. Yep, your computer can help you make a change […]

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How to Become A Volunteer

How to Become A Volunteer

November 16, 20122 Comments

You don’t need to have a lot of money or know celebrities to make a big change – there are a ton of things you can do right in your own community for FREE. Volunteering your time is a productive and positive way to lend a helping hand. Whether it’s walking dogs at the local […]

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How To Give An Awesome Speech

How To Give An Awesome Speech

October 24, 20120 Comments

One of the most effective ways to get people excited about your cause is to give a speech. It can be in front of your class, during an assembly, or even at a community event. Getting up in front of people can be a scary idea, but if you follow these steps you will be […]

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Five Essential Skills for Young Activists

Five Essential Skills for Young Activists

October 23, 20120 Comments

Ever feel so strongly about something you knew in your gut you just had to do something? Guess what? You’ve already on your way to being an activist. An activist is someone who gets the word out about a cause, informs people about the issues, and sets forth to make a change. The world’s problems […]

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How to Start a School Club

How to Start a School Club

October 17, 20120 Comments

Are you inspired by Juliette’s story and want to do your own part to help elephants or other animals? Becoming an active voice at your school is a great way to spread awareness. One effective way to get more people involved in your cause is to start a club. Starting a club might sound like […]

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Top Picks for Best Elephant Movies

Top Picks for Best Elephant Movies

October 16, 20120 Comments

Elephants are one of Mother Nature’s most beloved and majestic creatures and have attracted the talents of many filmmakers. These movies are our top picks for both documentaries and fictional films about elephants. You can expect to laugh, cry, and fall in love with each story. These films will not only charm you but get […]

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