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2 years ago
66
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Animals - Ban the Use of Exotic Animals in Entertainment

Animals  (tags: TRAVELLING CIRCUSES, traveling circuses, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, humans, ethics, abuse, animalcruelty, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, suffering, sadness, law )
Cal - 8 hours ago - change.org
Traveling circuses cannot meet the physical, psychological or behavioral needs of wild animals, which suffer severe confinement, social deprivation, long periods of time in transporters, brutal control methods and physical violence
2 years ago
6
ACTION ALERT: Stop Elephant Abuse in Thailand! PLEASE SIGN !

Animals  (tags: thailand government, baby elephants, tortured, beaten, abused, exploitated, protection )
Simone - 12 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
From an early age, elephants are subjected to cruel and inhumane treatment all in the name of entertaining locals as well as tourist populations. The process to break an elephants will and spirit is in itself brutal and macabre
2 years ago
16
Elephants Are NOT Circus Performers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment )
Cher - 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
As the country's national symbol, you would expect the people of Thailand to show nothing but respect for their elephants. But the once-majestic beasts are clearly still viewed by some as mere circus performers
Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed. Thank you.

2 years ago

Firmato tutto,grazie.

2 years ago

Prego, Federico.

2 years ago

All signed, Thanx Nyack, Cher, Simone and Cal

2 years ago

Action taken. Thanks Nyack, Simone, Cher & Cal.

2 years ago
19
Sanctuary for Toronto Zoo Elephants ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife )
Cher - 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell the Toronto Councillors they made the correct decision for the welfare of the elephants. They should not be bullied or coerced by tactics to give the zoo more control at the expense of taxpayer who foot the bill for zoo operations.
2 years ago

Ask President Obama to Order the USDA to Confiscate Lame Elephants ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment )
Cher - 3 minutes ago - peta.org
PETA is hot on President Obama's trail, calling on him, as he travels across the country, to direct the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to start doing its job properly by confiscating elephants used in circuses such as Ringling Bros
2 years ago
24
Help Pass Animal-Free Circus Ordinance In Anaheim ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, protection, environment, AnimalWelfare )
Cher - 3 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
Anaheim Councilmember Lorri Galloway has introduced a ban on exotic animals in traveling circuses and we need your help to get it passed.
2 years ago
27
Urge Without Walls International Church to STOP Elephant Rides ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, cruelty, suffering )
Cher - 11 hours ago - secure.peta.org
In advance of the Republican National Convention, Without Walls International Church is offering elephant rides on its property throughout this weekend. We need your help to ensure that this cruel event is stopped immediately!
2 years ago
24
Stop Elephant Abuse in Indian Temples ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
These captive elephants are often beaten, prodded and gouged in sensitive areas with a sharp tool, and kept in chains. Many are denied medical care for serious conditions and are poorly fed. Elephants kept captive under these conditions display unnatural
2 years ago
Ban Elephant Rides in Florida ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife, cruelty )
Cher Away - 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Without Walls International Church is offering elephant rides on its property for the weekend of the Republican National Convention in Florida. Exhibitors who supply elephants for promotional events to make spectacles out of elephants have a standard
2 years ago
21
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urge Seattle Zoo to Release Fatigued, Elderly Elephants to a Sanctuary

Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, elephants, protection, animalcruelty, abuse, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, environment, humans, ethics, animalrights, AnimalWelfare )
Cal - 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Three elephants inhabit a puny acre at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo. Like many other confined elephants, Chai, Bamboo, and Watoto spend their lives on one acre of land. Adding insult to the psychological injury of living as a display, the elephants spend
2 years ago
5
TAKE ACTION NOW! Apple - Pressure China To Stop The Elephant Slaughter

Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, elephants, wildlife trade, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, killing, protection, cruelty, animalcruelty, death, animalrights )
Cal - 23 minutes ago - change.org
Since China is the biggest source of demand for ivory, and Apple Corp. has a substantial interest in China utilizing manufacturing facilities there, Apple is in a position to exert substantial pressure on the Chinese to stop the illegal ivory trade.
2 years ago
19
TAKE ACTION NOW! Rescue Elephant From Abuse at Indian Temple

Animals  (tags: elephants, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, protection, abuse, wildlife, wildanimals, animalrights, animalcruelty )
Cal - 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to immediately rescue and remove 13 year-old elephant, Sunder, from the Indian temple where he suffers constant abuse and mistreatment.
2 years ago
18
TAKE ACTION NOW! Groupon: Stop Supporting Elephant Abuse!

Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, animals, cruelty, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, abuse, animalrights )
Cal - 2 hours ago - change.org
t is not right to profit from circuses that beat, chain, and confine elephants and big cats. This is wrong. They are wild animals.I am outraged that Groupon is making money from animal cruelty
2 years ago
40
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cancel CRUEL Piccadilly Circus!

Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, conservation, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, protection, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals, humans, ethics, cruelty )
Cal - 15 minutes ago - change.org
Piccadilly and other circuses routinely use animals such as elephants (in this case, they also use zebras, making them "dance" usually by cutting near the hooves and/or using chemical burns to make them trot, as well as racing camels and other barbaric fe
2 years ago
3
TAKE ACTION NOW! STOP ANIMAL ABUSE--End Shanthi the Elephant's Harmonica Performances

Animals  (tags: abuse, animaladvocates, animals, animalwelfare, protection, humans, wildlife, wildanimals, society, animalrights )
Cal - 7 minutes ago - forcechange.com
By signing the petition below, you are asking the Smithsonian National Zoological Park to take down the video and stop using their animals' tricks to promote their zoo and encourage visitors.
2 years ago
4
ACTION ALERT: Free Limba - Canada's Oldest Elephant! PLEASE SIGN !

Animals  (tags: limba, imprisoned, exploitated, elephant, mistreated, sanctuary, welfare, retirement )
Simone - 7 minutes ago - change.org
We ask the administration of Bowmanville Zoo, Mondo Circus and Parc Safari Hemmingford to immediately end the exploitation of the elephant named Limba. Limba has come to a point in her life in which she needs to be granted the right to retire.
2 years ago
23
ACTION ALERT: The Cruelest Show On Earth (VIDEO)- PLEASE TAKE ACTION!

Animals  (tags: animal circuses, animal abusers, history of abuse, animal cruetly, protests )
Simone - 17 hours ago - globalanimal.org
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus is almost in town, and with them they bring animal abuse and cruelty. The circus has years of animal misconduct on its hands, from physical harm to improper feeding. The list goes on.
2 years ago
11
ACTION ALERT: Save Ghana Elephants! PLEASE SIGN !

Animals  (tags: ghana elephants, killed, cruelty, protection widlife, conservation )
Simone - 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Rampant poaching in the western wildlife corridor threatens Ghana's few remaining elephants. According to the Ghana News Agency, five elephants were killed in the last year. While local police make the occasional arrest, anti-poaching laws are weak
2 years ago
ACTION ALERT: Tell MetroPCS to STOP Promoting Ringling Cruelty! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !

Animals  (tags: ringling bros, animal abusers, animal cruelty, elephants bullhooked, imprisoned, authorities )
Simone - 12 hours ago - all-creatures.org
Despite being informed of Ringling's lengthy history of neglect of and cruelty to animals, MetroPCS continues to promote this notorious circus to its customers by offering free circus tickets. The President of the company needs to take action to end this
2 years ago
ACTION ALERT: Protest Ringling Bros. Circus! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !

Animals  (tags: ringling bros, animal abusers, elephants, chained bullhooked, beaten, horrendous cruelty, history )
Simone - 6 hours ago - all-creatures.org
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to your town. What a shame. Now and until early next year, trucks or train box cars filled with chained Barnum & Bailey Circus animal "performers" are rolling into cities across the country.
2 years ago

 

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ACTION ALERT: Keep Ban on Elephant Rides in Kentucky! PLEASE SIGN !

Animals  (tags: elephants, rides, exploitated, mistreatment, authorities, welfare )
Simone - 6 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) is considering changing state regulations that currently ban elephant rides. In 2005, the state enacted some of the strictest regulations involving exotic animals.
2 years ago

Thanks Nyack.  I believe I've noted all news.  I continually take actions to help elephants. 

 

Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed. Thank you Nyack.

2 years ago
185
Stop Legalization Of The Bloody Ivory Trade ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 29 days ago - secure2.convio.net
A proposal to legalize the ivory trade as a way to combat rampant elephant poaching sparked fierce debate at a recent meeting of the Standing Committee of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) in Geneva, Switzerland.
2 years ago

Signed those that I hadn't already signed. Thanks Nyack.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Signed. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago
11
Sanctuary for Kansas Zoo Elephants ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
A 50 year old Asian Elephant, Sunda and and African Elephant, Tembo are being kept at the Topeka Zoo, Kansas, in a tiny, inadequate exhibit.
2 years ago

Just signed this last petition at another thread. Thanks Nyack.

2 years ago
15
Ask Anaheim City Council to End Cruel Exotic Animal Acts ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment )
Cher - 3 hours ago - ipetitions.com
Anaheim City Council will be voting on ending cruel animal circus acts. Your signature is needed.
2 years ago
16
Stop the Killing of Elephants in the Congo ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, killing, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
Twenty-two elephants, ranging in age from young to old, were recently found dead and clumped together in the savanna, each with a single bullet shot to the top of the head. The animals were found to be without their tusks, but with their meat untouched
Anonymous
2 years ago

Both signed. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago

All noted, signed, and sent messages Thanx, Nyack, Cher, Simone, and Cal ..

2 years ago
27
Save the Elephants in Vietnam ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, killing, suffering, tigers )
Cher - 5 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
With China's demand for ivory fueling poaching of the elephant (both the Asian and the Africian elephant), elephant populations in Vietnam have plummeted from 2,000 in 1990, to only a few dozen left in 2012.
2 years ago

Signed. Thanks Nyack.

2 years ago

Signed and Noted Nyack and Cher :-0 ...

Anonymous
2 years ago

Already signed. Thank you.

2 years ago
83
Keep the Ban on Elephant Ivory ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, elephants, ivory, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 49 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
There has been a global ban on ivory since 1989, but a new proposal from CITES (Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species), proposes to make legal the ivory trade again as a way to combat the increase of poaching of the African elephant
2 years ago

signed back in July. can't sign again or I would.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Already signed. Me too.

2 years ago

Maria, You signed on July 27, 2012.
Your signature has been delivered to:
John M. Sellar, Chief of Enforcement Support in the CITES Secretariat, International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

2 years ago

All signed Thnx Nyack,Cher,Simone and Cal... Hi Me tooo (Brenda, Hugggs..) Lol ) )

2 years ago

signed them all, hope I didn't forget one. Thanks Nyack dear

2 years ago

Firmato tutto quello che dovevo ancora firmare. Grazie Nyack.

2 years ago
36
Urge the Catholic Church to Support a Ban on the International Ivory Trade ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, death, suffering, protection, environment )
Cher - 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
When it comes to many Catholic religious totems, there is a devil in the details. Those details just happen to be ivory; and because of the brutal and corrupt methods employed to collect it, the number of elephant deaths in recent years has skyrocketed.
2 years ago

All Noted and Signed Nyack and Cher,Simone and Cal ..

Anonymous
2 years ago

Already signed. Thank you.

Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed, thanks.

2 years ago
15
Tell USDA: Quit Stalling On Elephant Protection ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife )
Cher - 1 hour ago - secure2.convio.net
The USDA has been dragging its feet on the updated 2010 Guidelines for the Control of Tuberculosis in Elephants, which are key to protecting elephants and the public from the spread of this dreadful disease. It's been almost two years since
2 years ago
13
Elephants Sunda and Tembo At Topeka Zoo Need Your Help Now ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, suffering, protection )
Cher - 1 hour ago - secure2.convio.net
Tell the City of Topeka to release the USDA inspection report on the elephants and to send Tembo and Sunda to a sanctuary
Anonymous
2 years ago

Already signed. Thank you.

2 years ago
11
Dr. Jane Goodall: "The Manila Zoo Has Failed Mali" ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 49 minutes ago - blog.petaasiapacific.com
President Benigno Aquino III has received a personal letter from world-renowned animal conservation expert Dr. Jane Goodall. Goodall wrote to the president to support his directive that orders that Mali--the lone elephant suffering without veterinary care
Anonymous
2 years ago

All done, thanks.

2 years ago

Signed. Thanks

2 years ago

All signed Nyack and Cher :-0 ..

2 years ago
48
Ontario: Ban Bullhooks ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, suffering, protection )
Cher - 2 hours ago - secure.peta.org
Ontario legislators are considering Bill 69--a bill that would prohibit the use of bullhooks, electric prods, and other devices specifically designed to cause elephants pain as well as the use of chains or ropes to keep elephants restrained.
2 years ago

I said no!

2 years ago

I said no.

2 years ago

Of course I said NO! Thanks for posting.

elephant abuse
2 years ago

Signed several, will be back to complete.

2 years ago

signed, thanks

2 years ago

All signed Current Nyack and Cher Thnx

2 years ago

TY I am going through everything now

Anonymous
2 years ago

Petition signed and said no.

2 years ago
9
Tell the Indiana National Guard to Cancel October 4 Circus ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, suffering, protection )
Cher - 41 minutes ago - secure.peta.org
The Indiana National Guard is planning to host the cruel Great American Family Circus (aka "Liebel Family Circus") on October 4 at the National Guard Armory in Noblesville, Indiana. Liebel is infamous for its rampant animal abuse and violations
2 years ago

Last Post signed and current Nyack and Cher :0 Thnx..

2 years ago

All done

2 years ago
11
Pope Benedict XVI: Stop Blood Ivory ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 37 minutes ago - avaaz.org
Let's call on the Pope to follow the legacy of St. Francis, the Catholic patron saint of animals, and lead his congregation to stop fueling the cruel blood ivory trade.
Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago

All signed Nyack and Cher :0 Thnx

2 years ago
17
Stop Electrocution of Elephants in India ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, suffering, killing, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
In the Ganjam district of Odisha, India, poachers are using homemade electrocution tripwires made from power lines to kill elephants. Of the 295 elephants poached so far this year in Odisha, 61 have died as a result of electrocution
Anonymous
2 years ago

Done, thanks.

2 years ago
9
Tell the U.S.- Protect Elephants From Extinction ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 43 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
In March 2013, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species will be meeting in Bangkok, Thailand and a discussion will include the proposal to legalize the ivory trade.
2 years ago

All action has been taken

2 years ago

Thanks Nyack - Elephants are such loving creatures! 

Anonymous
2 years ago

Signed, thank you.

2 years ago

All Noted and signed current Nyack and Cher Thnx

2 years ago
15
Kentucky- Keep Ban on Elephant Rides ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 58 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) is considering changing state regulations that currently ban elephant rides. In 2005, the state enacted some of the strictest regulations involving exotic animals.
Anonymous
2 years ago

Signed, thanks.

2 years ago

Signed Current :0

MOVE 3 TORONTO ZOO ELEPHANTS TO PAWS SANCTUARY AS PROMISED-PLEASE SIGN
2 years ago

After four elephants died between 2006 and 2009 at the Toronto Zoo, in May 2011, the zoo finally decided to end their elephant program, and send their three surviving African elephants elsewhere.  

Then, in October 2011, Toronto City Council stepped in to help the elephants and voted 31 - 4 to retire Iringa, Thika and Toka to the beautiful PAWS Sanctuary in California, and I have personally offered to cover the $880,000 cost to fly them there. But since the vote, Toronto Zoo staff have been delaying the move and it seems they now want to bring it back to City Hall to get it reversed. 

I've lost patience with the zoo's excuses and their efforts to delay a move they know needs to happen.  I'm asking each of you to join me in supporting Zoocheck's petition demanding Toronto's City Councilors stick with their original decision to move the elephants to PAWS, and to set a deadline so there will be no more delays.

The delays are putting the elephants' welfare at risk, especially Iringa who suffers from a serious foot infection, the leading cause of death in captive elephants. I think we have to put the needs of Toronto's elephants as the highest priority, and the PAWS Sanctuary is recognized as one of the best elephant facilities in the world.

Several zoos including the San Francisco Zoo, Alaska Zoo and Milwaukee Zoo have moved their elephants to PAWS after public pressure and directives from their respective City Councils. If thousands of you sign Zoocheck's petition, you'll help make this happen in Toronto too.

Thanks for speaking up for Iringa, Thika and Toka,

Bob Barker,

Animal advocate and former host of The Price is Right

2 years ago
4
New Video of Ringling Trainer Hitting Elephant ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment )
Cher - 29 minutes ago - livinggreenmag.com
PETA has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) after someone in the audience sent us this video showing a handler with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' Red Unit hooking and striking an elephant named Luna
2 years ago

Very sad. I signed.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Signed, thanks.

2 years ago

Just got done taking action, with a big sigh

2 years ago

Noted and signed Current Nyack, Cher and Di : Thnx

Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed. Thank you Nyack and Cher.

2 years ago
19
Protect Elephants in Tanzania ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 4 hours ago - prowildlife.de
I learned that Tanzania has for the international CITES Conference (CITE in March 2013 filed an application for the relaxation of elephant conservation and the sale of more than 100 tons of ivory
Anonymous
2 years ago

Signed, thanks.

2 years ago

Signed Nyack and Cher :0 Thnx

2 years ago

Signed! Thank you!

2 years ago

17 elephant petitions signed today or previously to this point in thread. 

2 years ago
19
Freedom for the Indian Temple Elephant Sunder ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, cruelty, suffering )
Cher - 1 hour ago - peta.de
Elephants are smart, social animals who need to roam freely in nature. Temples are not forests, and they are not appropriate homes for elephants. Urging the authorities to enforce the decision of the Forest Minister of Maharashtra, so Sunder
Anonymous
2 years ago

Signed, thank you.

2 years ago
14
Charge Ringling Bros. With Animal Cruelty (AGAIN!) ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment )
Cher - 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
A video shot by someone in the audience shows a handler with Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Circus' Red Unit hooking and striking an elephant named Luna with a bullhook weapon for not performing tricks in a timely manner which required her to rear up
2 years ago

Signed.

2 years ago
22
Ban Elephant Acts in Los Angeles ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, protection, suffering, environment )
Cher - 2 hours ago - secure.peta.org
Please let the members of the Los Angeles City Council know that you strongly support a ban on performing elephants
2 years ago

All signed

2 years ago

Noted, signed and sent messages Current Nyack and Cher :0 Thnx

2 years ago
10
Don't Destroy Endangered Elephant Habitat ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, nature, protection, animals, wildlife )
Cher - 39 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
A vital elephant corridor in Odisha, India, is under threat of iron ore mining by a steel producer
Anonymous
2 years ago

All signed, thank you.

2 years ago

done

Some Great News - 3 Toronto Zoo elephants are moving to California Sanctuary
2 years ago

I'm recovering from surgery so doing little but had to post this - hope it's the best place to post it - From Change.org

Thanks to people like you, Iringa, Thika and Toka, the Toronto Zoo's aging African elephants, will soon be grazing in the fields of the beautiful PAWS Sanctuary in California.

On Tuesday night, in response to your signatures, phone calls, and emails, Toronto City Council reaffirmed their commitment to moving the elephants by voting 32 to 8 in favour of the move. And Bob Barker, our good friend and animal advocate, is still supporting the move.

Over 26,000 of you signed our petition on Change.org asking Toronto City Council to vote to move the elephants to PAWS. 26,000 of you recognized that seven elephants had died at the zoo prematurely. 26,000 of you recognized Toronto doesn't have a good climate for elephants. And 26,000 of you said we need to put Iringa, Thika and Toka's welfare first.

Zoocheck has been campaigning for the welfare of these elephants for two years. In October 2011, Toronto City Council actually did vote to move the elephants, but the Zoo fought the decision and managed to delay the move, eventually forcing it back to the city council for a second vote. But because of your support at a crucial moment, the city council was able to stand up this week, and say enough is enough.

Thank you, on behalf of Irgina, Thika, Toka and all of us at Zoocheck,

Julie Woodyer

Campaigns Director, Zoocheck

Thika, Iringa  and Toka's new home!  Won't they love it. 

2 years ago
11
Tell Edmonton to Let Lucy Live Free ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 1 hour ago - peta2.com
For over 30 years, Lucy has been held captive in a small zoo enclosure in frigid Edmonton, Alberta, and for more than three years, she's been without the companionship of other elephants
Anonymous
2 years ago

Email sent, thank you.

2 years ago

Emailed letters re Lucy in Edmonton to both the mayor and city councillors.  Thx. for posting. Fingers and toes crossed for Lucy! 

2 years ago
69
Enforce a Total Ban on Sale of Ivory ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Kenya's Wildlife Service has taken the drastic step of cutting off elephants' tusks as the only means of preventing poaching. What is an elephant without its tusks? And no one knows how these amputations will affect an elephant's place within the group
2 years ago

Done

2 years ago
55
Sanctuary for Mali, the Manila Zoo Elephant ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, protection, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mali is a captive elephant in the Philippines' Manila Zoo confined to her barren, concrete enclosure for about 35 years. Mali is the Philippines' only captive elephant - and she hasn't seen another elephant for over 30 years
2 years ago

signed

2 years ago
29
Help End the Poaching of Elephants ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 4 hours ago - mesopinions.com
The carnage is scale: tens of elephant carcasses lie in the National Park Bouba Ndjida in northern Cameroon, on the border with Chad. Their murderers were obviously taken their valuable tusks, designed to supply the ivory trade
2 years ago
18
Ask Edmonton to Let Lucy Pack Her Trunk ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 2 hours ago - origin.www.peta.org
Please urge Mayor Stephen Mandel and the Edmonton City Council to do whatever is necessary to get Lucy relocated to a sanctuary and to close the zoo's elephant exhibit permanently.
Anonymous
2 years ago

All done, thanks.

2 years ago
13
Take Action! Saving Baby Nepal and Euthanasia

Animals  (tags: )
Nicole - 1 hour ago - avaaz.org
A prefectural demand the slaughter of Baby and Nepal for health reasons before December 20. Baby and Nepal are two elephants residents of Parc de la Tête d'Or in Lyon, suspected tuberculosis.
2 years ago

All done

1 year ago

Noted and signed current Nyack :-0 Thank-You EveryOne Involved this Thread :-0 Thank-You for the Good News about Lucy Dianne 19/12

1 year ago
4
Tell Oregon Zoo to End Its Harmful Elephant Breeding Program ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 23 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
A female Asian elephant calf was born Friday, November 30th at the Oregon Zoo in Portland- and she will become the legal property of a private company, Have Trunk Will Travel, of Perris, Calif., which assumes ownership of the newborn within a month.
Anonymous
1 year ago

Done, thanks.

1 year ago
11

Tell the San Diego County Fair to End Cruel Elephant Rides ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 1 hour ago - peta.org

The San Diego County Fair has stubbornly refused to end its decades-long affiliation with notorious animal abuser Have Trunk Will Travel (HTWT), despite being fully aware of video footage released by Animal Defenders International showing HTWT trainers
Anonymous
1 year ago

Done, thanks.

1 year ago

done

1 year ago

Noted and signed current Nyack and Cher :-0 Thank-You Everyone Involved with this Thread :-0 26/12

1 year ago

email sent

1 year ago
75
Ban Elephant Rides at San Diego County Fair ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 18 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The San Diego County Fair has stubbornly refused to end its decades-long affiliation with notorious animal abuser Have Trunk Will Travel (HTWT), despite being fully aware of video footage released by Animal Defenders International.
Anonymous
1 year ago

SIgned, thank you.

1 year ago

Checked, Noted and Signed current Nyack and Cher :-0 Thank-You Everyone Involved with this Wonderful Thread About the Elephants :-0 28/12

1 year ago

Signed

1 year ago

All signed!   Thank you, Nyack.   Hugs.

1 year ago

Noted and signed current Nyack :-0 Thank-You Everypne :-0 31/12

1 year ago
30
Elephants Dying in Epic Frenzy as Ivory Fuels Wars and Profits - NYT

Animals  (tags: Elephant, Ivory, endangered, environment, slaughter, wildanimals, killed, extinction, cruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, wildlife )
Rock - 15 hours ago - nytimes.com
Today Garamba National Park is a battlefield. Every morning, platoons of Garamba's 140 wildlife rangers suit up with assault rifles, machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. "We don't negotiate, we don't give any warning, we shoot first,"
1 year ago

noted.

1 year ago
22
Help Nosey The Elephant ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 2 hours ago - ida.convio.net
Send a message to Colleen Carroll, who is prosecuting on behalf of the USDA. Thank Carroll for her work on this case and encourage her to press for the maximum available penalties. We don't want to disrupt Attorney Carroll's office with emails and faxes
1 year ago
9
CITES - Revoke Zimbabwe Elephant Permits ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 41 minutes ago - avaaz.org
We request CITES, the world trade body responsible for issuing Trade Permits of endangered species to: 1) Immediately halt the transfer of any more elephants from Zimbabwe to China. 2) Revoke any permits issued for trade of live caught elephants to Zoos.
1 year ago
55
One Million Kids Against the Ivory Trade ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 2 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
Please help us save elephants -- and people -- by signing our petition today and encouraging young people in your life to do the same.
1 year ago
56

Save Elephants in Vietnam From Extinction ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, killing )
Cher - 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com

With China's demand for ivory fueling poaching of the elephant (both the Asian and the Africian elephant), elephant populations in Vietnam have plummeted from 2,000 in 1990, to only a few dozen left in 2012.
1 year ago
63
Manila Zoo's Mali the Elephant Needs Your Help ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment )
Cher - 4 hours ago - secure.peta.org
Please urge authorities to take immediate action to transfer Mali to a sanctuary. Her health and her sanity depend on it.
1 year ago

All done

1 year ago
8
URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Help Keep Wild Elephant Calves Out of Chinese Zoos

Animals  (tags: wildlife, elephants, sadness, endangered, animalcruelty )
Jill - 50 minutes ago - animalsasia.org
Within the next few days the Zimbabwe authorities will decide whether to transport four to six elephant calves, captured from the wild and removed from their families, to zoos in China. send off 4 letters (sample supplied), please! for the baby elephants!
1 year ago
22
Free Mali From Her Concrete Hell ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 2 hours ago - secure.peta.org
You can help free Mali! A sanctuary would be able to provide Mali with vast spaces to roam, ponds to bathe in, fresh vegetation, foraging opportunities, and the company of many other elephants. Urge authorities to take immediate action to transfer Mali
1 year ago
13
Baby Elephants Being Abused For The Tourist Trade In Thailand ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, protection, suffering )
Cher - 55 minutes ago - avaaz.org
The abuse done to baby elephants torn from their mothers, starved for days and beaten whilst tied up is absolutely appalling! Elephants are gentle animals and very family orientated, to lose their mothers and then be treated like this is dreadful.
1 year ago
73
Stop Nepla From Building a Stadium for Elephant Games

Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, cruelty, sadness, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )
Nicole - 11 hours ago - avaaz.org
We need to show the Nepalese that in order to attract tourism back to Nepal, they need to show compassion to the animals - not encourage torture, cruelty and further poaching of elephants from the wild! Please sign!
1 year ago

Done - thanks! 

1 year ago

Noted and signed current Nyack and Cher :-0 Thank-You Everyone Involved with this Thread :-0 19/1 Hi Val Huggggs and Prayers

1 year ago

All action has been taken

1 year ago
88
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ask Nepal to End Their Annual Elephant Games
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abuse, AnimalWelfare, elephants, Nepal, animalwelfare, animals, animalrights, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, cruelty )
Cal - 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The people of Nepal need to realize that forcing elephants to perform ridiculous acts is not going to help conservation efforts. Tell the management at the Chitwan National Park to end these games.
1 year ago
23
Ban Ivory Trade in Thailand ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
It is illegal to sell ivory from African elephants in Thailand, but it is completely legal to sell ivory from domestic Thai elephants. Consequently, due to the high demand for ivory, vast quantities of African ivory are being shipped and sold throughout
1 year ago
94
Speak Up for Elephant Confined Alone in Filipino Zoo ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, protection )
Cher - 16 hours ago - forcechange.com
Mali is a 38-year-old female elephant. She has been living alone in a half-acre enclosure at the Manila Zoo since she was a baby and is now suffering serious health problems as a result of her living situation. Please ask zoo authorities to do the right
1 year ago
162
Stop Elephant Poaching in Kenya ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, suffering, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, death )
Cher - 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
China's booming economy and demand for ivory is causing an upsurge of illegal elephant poaching in Kenya. On January 16, 2013, the Washington Post reported that 638 pieces of elephant ivory were seized at Kenya's main port.
1 year ago

Noted and signed current Nyack, Cher, Simone, and Cal :-0 Thank-You 21/1

1 year ago

All done

1 year ago
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TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP RESCUE MALI THE WORLD'S LONELIEST ELEPHANT IN THE PHILIPPINES
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, sadness, humans )
Cal - 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mali has been living alone in the Philippines for 33 years in a small enclosure at the zoo and is also suffering from a number of ailments due to her captivity and age. Mali needs to join other elephants without any further delay and be moved to a sanctua
1 year ago

done

1 year ago

Noted and signed current Monika and Cal :-0 Thank-You Everyone Involved with This Thread :-0 25/1

1 year ago
26
Stop the Massacre of Elephants ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, killing, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 1 hour ago - one-voice.fr
In January 2012, hundreds of elephants were killed in national park Ndjidah Bouba, Cameroon. This massacre of unprecedented proportions was perpetrated with weapons of war: AK47 and rocket launchers, recalling other massacres in Chad in 2006 and more
14 PYGMY ELEPHANTS KILLED IN MALAYSIA FOR PALM OIL
1 year ago

From Rainforest Action Network - terrible news.  Please sign petition. 

We received appalling news from Malaysia this week: In the past four weeks, 14 Borneo pygmy elephants were poisoned in the state of Sabah on the island of Borneo. Oil palm plantation workers reportedly put out rat poison to stop the elephants from eating the fruit of the palm trees.

The ultimate responsibility for the deaths, however, lies with Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman, who is granting ever more concessions for monoculture palm oil plantations on rainforest land – often for his own gain.

Call on the Malaysian government and Sabah’s Chief Minister to end the destruction of rainforests immediately and protect the rare Borneo elephants.

TAKE ACTION        For the elephants - and against Palm Oil

1 year ago

Done -

1 year ago
2
Send Bronx Zoo Elephants to Sanctuary ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, suffering )
Cher - 4 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Bronx Zoo announced in 2006 it would close its elephant exhibit after one or two of the elephants die. The zoo currently has 3 in their Wild Asia exhibit- Patty, Maxine and Happy. Zoo officials say if two die,
1 year ago
3
Help a Suffering Elephant in Florida ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, cruelty, protection, suffering )
Cher - 49 seconds ago - secure.peta.org
UniverSoul Circus is planning to team up with infamous exhibitor Hugo "Tommy" Liebel and feature the suffering elephant Nosey in its upcoming performances in Tampa and Tallahassee this month, despite abundant indisputable evidence of Nosey's decades-long
1 year ago
22
No More Baby Elephants Captured for Chinese Zoos ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 1 hour ago - avaaz.org
In November, four elephant calves were caught from the wild, removed from their mothers and family group and exported from Zimbabwe to China. These elephant babies were sent to two zoos in China, Taiyuan Zoo in northern China and Xinjiang Safari Park in
1 year ago

I've signed and will continue to sign to help the elephants. I love them, it's heartbreaking to see such abuse. TY everyone for the links!

1 year ago

Done!

1 year ago
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URGENT!!! Save This Suffering Elephant From UniverSoul Misery (Circus) -PLEASE TAKE ACTION!!!

Animals  (tags: Circus, elephants, suffering, animalrights, animaladvocates, PETA, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animals, animalwelfare, investigation, sadness )
Julie - 22 minutes ago - peta.org
Update: As UniverSoul Circus prepares to force Nosey to perform next week in Tallahassee, Florida, actor Cheryl Hines has written an urgent letter to the manager of the North Florida Fairgrounds imploring him to cancel the ailing elephant's appearances.
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Petition Update - Save this Suffering Elephant (1 post above)
1 year ago

Thank you for signing the Care2 Causes petition to help Nosey the elephant. We collected over 28,500 signatures in under two days! Nosey is scheduled to perform beginning on Friday, February 22. We have delivered your signatures to Cedric Walker, CEO of UniverSoul Circus, asking him to cancel her performances. Thanks again for all you do, Piper Hoffman Care2 Causes

1 year ago

Thanks Nyack, most already signed and caught up on others.

1 year ago

All action taken

1 year ago

Noted & signed. Many had already signed but keep forgetting to post.

1 year ago

Thanks, Dianne. I'd missed one of them so I'm glad you posted!

1 year ago

Thanks hugs

1 year ago

Thanks Dianne, all signed.

1 year ago

All signed, thanks!

1 year ago

Done

1 year ago

All signed.

1 year ago
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Take Action: "White Gold" or "Bloody Teeth" ? PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, endangered, extinction, killing, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 1 hour ago - theanimalrescuesite.com
Call on China to stem the surging demand for illegal ivory that is fueling the slaughter of Africa's remaining elephants.
1 year ago

Thanks Nyack, signed and shared.

1 year ago
71
Send Kansas Zoo Elephants to a Sanctuary ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 8 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
A 50 year old Asian Elephant, Sunda and and African Elephant, Tembo are being kept at the Topeka Zoo, Kansas, in a tiny, inadequate exhibit.
1 year ago

Signed

1 year ago

Signed "White Gold" or "Bloody Teeth"

1 year ago

signed all, and all the kelly's signed "white gold or bloody teeth  xwendy k x

1 year ago
64
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Sunder Finally Gain Freedom

Animals  (tags: abuse, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, suffering )
Cal - 6 hours ago - action.petaindia.com
Sunder has been denied freedom of movement, and on the rare occasions when he was taken for a short walk at the temple, he was kept in spiked chains. Because of the abusive treatment at the hands of his mahout, Sunder was found by PETA with wounds all ove
1 year ago

Action taken for Sunder.  (And this is not the first time I've taken action for this poor elephant!)  Sunder has suffered from cruel treatment for far too long.  He deserves to be released to a sanctuary NOW. 


1 year ago
24
Congress: Elephants Are on the Brink ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 1 hour ago - secure3.convio.net
Up to 30,000 elephants are killed in Africa each year for their ivory tusks, and the situation is getting worse with each passing year.
1 year ago

signed.

1 year ago

sorry USA only or would have signed above petition xwendy k x

1 year ago

Thanks Nyack, signed.

1 year ago
65
Save African Elephants From Extinction ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )
Cher - 5 hours ago - avaaz.org
A new UN report warns that 'The African elephant is facing the greatest crisis in decades...and may soon disappear unless urgent action is taken.' Though this is happening as a result of demand for ivory in Asia, Kenya in particular has become a
1 year ago

Signed

1 year ago

Thanks Nyack, signed and shared.

1 year ago
90
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Circus to Stop Using Harmful Bullhooks on Elephants

Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, circuses, circus animals, animaladvocates, animals, animalrights, protection, wildlife )
Cal - 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The Ringling Brothers circus has quite a history of animal abuse. Today, they continue to use bullhooks, a long stick with a sharp tip and hook on the end, to train and control elephants in the show. Elephants are not given a gentle poke with the instru
Anonymous
1 year ago

signed 30-5,thank you nyack

1 year ago
43
Sanctuary for N.Y. Bronx Zoo Elephants ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )
Cher - 48 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Bronx Zoo announced in 2006 it would close its elephant exhibit after one or two of the elephants die. The zoo currently has 3 in their Wild Asia exhibit- Patty, Maxine and Happy. Zoo officials say if two die, it would be inhumane to sustain
1 year ago

Thanks Nyack, signed and shared.

Updated info on Sunder from 1 mo. ago
1 year ago

All petitions signed to this point.

  I also, as Betty posted above,  have signed many petitions re Sunder.  Today I tried to find an update on what is happening and this is the latest info I could find. (from Animal Rahat, 1 mo. ago)

Sunder

I have an update on Sunder, the juvenile elephant we’ve been working to free from the clutches of the Jyotiba Temple, where he has been badly beaten and kept constantly chained (often by all fours, as you can see by the chain marks on his hind legs) and totally isolated in a dark chicken shed when not used as a living begging bowl. As you may recall, we had a breakthrough last fall when our worldwide advocacy campaign resulted in an official order from the Indian minister of environment and forests to transfer Sunder to an approved holding place. Everyone was overjoyed, but then the temple fought the order and officials backed off out of fear of religious retribution. To make matters even worse, the temple hid Sunder so that our vets couldn’t monitor him or provide the veterinary care that he needed.

The good news is that after months of attempting to locate Sunder, we have at last found where he’s being hidden. Someone was able to snap this photo but unable to have any contact with him. We are now bringing a new case to court to try to compel the temple trustees to release Sunder, so please keep your fingers firmly crossed.

http://www.animalrahat.com/sunder-update/

1 year ago

Thank you Dianne

1 year ago

I have been through all of these - some were already signed, some closed but I signed those that were still open.  Thank you.

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