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Yespa Students Visit Sega to Learn How to Start Club

Yespa Students Visit Sega to Learn How to Start Club

August 28, 20140 Comments

Hi All!! Following the visit to Yespa School by members of the Sega Anti Ivory Club earlier this month it was agreed that Yespa students come to Sega. As some students from Yespa were motivated and were ready to form their own club in their school, SAIC was prepared to hold a session with them […]

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Welcome Yespa Anti-Ivory School Club!

Welcome Yespa Anti-Ivory School Club!

August 28, 20140 Comments

We are thrilled to announce that the Yespa Secondary School joined the Global Youth Against the Ivory Trade school club program in August 2014. Welcome Yespa! Mr. Moses, who is the Second Master of Yespa Secondary School, will be the volunteer Club Patron. There are 28 Yespa students — 12 girls and 16 boys — […]

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Field Trip to International Trade Fair (DITF)

Field Trip to International Trade Fair (DITF)

July 9, 20140 Comments

REPORT OF THE FIELD TRIP TO THE DAR ES SALAAM INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR (DITF) AT THE MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND TOURISM (MNRT) 1.PREAMBLE: The idea to visit the DITF was developed from the training session the SAIC had with the Wildlife Department in March 2014.Preparations were done by the SAIC patron and the MNRT […]

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Sega Reports from Training Session

Sega Reports from Training Session

May 2, 20140 Comments

It is my pleasure to share with you some of the written reports of the girls. These are the reports for the training session we did on the 6th of April. The girls were supposed to have a three parts report i.e theme one (covering the essence of ivory trade), theme two (covering the responsibilities […]

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Sega Anti-Ivory Club Outreach Program – May 2014

Sega Anti-Ivory Club Outreach Program – May 2014

May 2, 20140 Comments

SEGA  GIRLS’  SCHOOL  ANTI  IVORY  CLUB: OUTREACH PROGRAM MAY 2014: 1. OBJECTIVES: a) To educate youth about the Ivory trade in Tanzania.Target is two/three secondary schools located near Sega School (Kingo, Presbyteranean, Yespa, St.Anna, Father Pio and St.Dennis schools) b) Encourage other schools to establish similar Anti Ivory Clubs in their schools. c) Hold discussions […]

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Hawaiian Anti-Ivory Bill

March 28, 20140 Comments

Recently Hawaii state government has been dealing with a bill to ban ivory trade in the state. Yesterday, the Economic Development and Business Committee of Hawaii unanimously passed the bill! However, the fight is not over. Tomorrow, March 28 the bill must pass in the Judiciary House, in order to move on to be voted […]

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Elephant Populations Dwindle as Conservation Advocates Look for Solutions

February 25, 20140 Comments

They’re popular attractions at zoos and well-known characters in animated movies, but our relationship with elephants has turned sour over time. The Bodhi Tree Foundation estimates that 90 percent of the African Elephant population has been slaughtered in the past 50 years. SaveAfricasElephants.com paints a bleak picture. “At this rate, the elephant — a keystone […]

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Elephant Buzz: HIBE at Wild & Scenic Film Fest

Elephant Buzz: HIBE at Wild & Scenic Film Fest

January 14, 20140 Comments

Juliette West spoke at several screenings of the film How I Became An Elephant at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, CA, Jan 9-12. She also spoke with 800 school children who gathered for a special screening and presentation by Juliette. Here is a partial list of mentions: Post by Wild & […]

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URGENT ACTION: Email NY State Assembly Members Before Jan 16

URGENT ACTION: Email NY State Assembly Members Before Jan 16

January 8, 20140 Comments

The NY state assembly will meet on January 16 to discuss the ivory trade. Please email assembly members to tighten restrictions on ivory sales and move to ban. Below is an email you can send – or write your own!  Here are the email addresses of the committee members who will meet. To: Sweeney@assembly.state.ny.us, abinantit@assembly.state.ny.us, […]

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New Review of How I Became An Elephant

New Review of How I Became An Elephant

January 8, 20140 Comments

Here’s a great new review of How I Became An Elephant in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of VIDEO LIBRARIAN. View pdf of review.

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