Sanctuaries

David Casselman and His New One Million Square Acre Cambodian Wildlife Sanctuary

David Casselman and His New One Million Square Acre Cambodian Wildlife Sanctuary

February 24, 20130 Comments

A wonderful new interview has just been published in Forbes magazine featuring a friend and mentor of mine, David Casselman. Well known as the attorney for Billy the Elephant in the LA Zoo, David has just opened a new one million square acre wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia. He has been working on making this happen […]

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Pygmy Elephants Poisoned, Leaving Baby Orphan Nicknamed Joe

Pygmy Elephants Poisoned, Leaving Baby Orphan Nicknamed Joe

February 21, 20130 Comments

One Orphaned, 14 Dead in Elephant Poisoning Last month in Malaysia, a baby elephant was found caressing its dead mother. The baby, nicknamed Joe, is the lone survivor of an attack on elephants that left 14 dead. Officials found the corpses near the intersection of reserve, logging and palm oil lands. Known for their baby […]

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The Elephant Nature Park: Sustainable, Worthwhile Travel

The Elephant Nature Park: Sustainable, Worthwhile Travel

December 20, 20120 Comments

As a blogger for JulietteSpeaks, I was excited that my upcoming trip to Thailand was going to include a trip to the famous Elephant Nature Park. I promised to send photos and stories from the trip, and here is my first blog post from the field! The Elephant Nature Park experience is hard to put into […]

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My Trip to Thailand to Rescue an Elephant

My Trip to Thailand to Rescue an Elephant

June 27, 20123 Comments

Many elephants in Thailand are used for forced labor, entertainment, and tourist attractions. All of these elephants must be beaten into submission from a young age, and continued to be abused daily to remain tame for their mahouts. While I was in Thailand, I had the opportunity to rescue one of these elephants out of […]

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