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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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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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Beautiful song from Elephant Mama to Elephant Baby

August 13, 20130 Comments

This is a gorgeous and heartbreaking song, with lyrics and vocals by our friend, 14-year old Celia Ho in Hong Kong.  It’s about a mother elephant who is about to get poached and she is talking to her baby elephant… Celia has given her permission to share this widely for the purposes of conservation. So […]

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Four Activists Stopping the Ivory Trade in China

June 19, 20130 Comments

If you’ve read Cedar Attanasio’s Supply/Demand series on China and Africa, you know that the ivory trade is out of control in that country. But there are committed activists doing something about it. In this post, we share just four stories of Chinese citizens speaking up against the ivory trade. Yao Ming: The Athlete China’s […]

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URGENT ACTION: PAWS California Action for 6/20/13 – Stop Elephant Rides at County Fair

June 17, 20130 Comments

Video: Have Trunk Will Travel Elephant Abuse. Video courtesy of Animal Defenders International, all footage is of Have Trunk Will Travel of Perris, CA. This action is from our friends at the Performing Animals Welfare Society (PAWS) in Grass Valley, urging the Nevada County Fair to stop offering elephant rides. Please send the Nevada County […]

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#SayNoToIvory! Let us be their voice, let us be loud and let us crowd source!

#SayNoToIvory! Let us be their voice, let us be loud and let us crowd source!

March 31, 20135 Comments

Let us be their voice, let us be loud and let us crowd source! Recent brutality against elephants A week or so ago in March 2013, 28 elephants were killed in Cameroon. Following this massacre, yet another unfolded near Chad, where 86 elephants were slaughtered, several amongst them pregnant mothers. The brutality marks the gruesome […]

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Promoting Other Media Campaigns

March 10, 20130 Comments

Want to tell the world it needs to wake up and start protecting elephants? Fortunately, you do not need to create your own brilliant media campaign. Several organizations have already created campaigns that they make freely available for you to share. There’s everything you need to spread the word: videos, T-shirts, graphics, photos, and more. […]

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Take Action to Stop the Ivory Trade

Take Action to Stop the Ivory Trade

March 10, 20130 Comments

The most important thing you can do to help stop the ivory trade is to spread awareness. There are two sides to the equation – supply and demand – and different actions are needed for each. So how can you personally help stop the ivory trade? Here are a few ways you can get started: […]

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Interview with Celia Ho, 14-year old activist in Hong Kong

Interview with Celia Ho, 14-year old activist in Hong Kong

February 14, 20130 Comments

Juliette recently conducted an interview with her new friend and fellow elephant advocate, Celia Ho, a 14-year old student in Hong Kong. Celia is doing an amazing job of spreading awareness about the ivory trade amongst schools. We hope you enjoy learning about what a passionate teenager can accomplish! You can also check out Celia’s website. Juliette: Are […]

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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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