START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Animals

5 Ways Elephants Are Just Like Us
Animals  (tags: astounding, amazing, awesome, memory, African Elephants, Asian Elephants )

BarbCat
- 106 days ago - care2.com
Elephants are literally awesome. They're the world's largest land animals now living. The African species stands between 8 and 13 feet tall and weighs 5,000 to 14,000 pounds. The Asian elephant stands about 6.6 to 9.8 feet tall and weighs 4,960 to 12,125
2013 Was A Shockingly Tough Year For Elephants
Animals  (tags: african elephants, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, killed, killing, suffering, ''shoot to kill'' policy, 10 million elephants, 20th century, 2014 500, 000, elephants, poaching, poachers )

BarbCat
- 233 days ago - care2.com
2013 was, it's an understatement to say, a tough year for elephants. Conservationists warned that Africa could lose one-fifth of its elephants unless something is done to halt poachers and that elephants could disappear in the wild in Africa by 2025.
Blood Ivory: Cameroon Carnage and the Chinese Connection
Animals  (tags: African Elephants, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, endangered, extinction, ethics, goodnews, investigation, killing, protection, slaughter, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sindy
- 877 days ago - elephantsinthailand.org
Recent Cameroon African Elephants massacre for ivory is directly connected to China's insatiable appetite for ivory. Article describes why China has such an insatiable appetite, what has been done, and what you can do to help stop ivory trade.
ACTION ALERT: Will Only Words Remain! Protect the Remaining Elephants! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: african elephants, ivory trade, australian government, massacred, disappearing, endangered, protection )

Simone
- 1058 days ago - ifaw.org
Help free elephants from the threat of ivory poaching. Urge the Australian government to protect the world's remaining elephants by oppposing any further international trade in ivory.
ENDANGERED! Africa's Forest Elephants Are Running Out of Space
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animal advocates, elephants, African elephants, endangered, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, wildanimals, killing )

Cal
- 1091 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Easier access for hunters means fewer elephants. The study says that entry points to the rainforests facilitated by roads, rivers, or other access points have led to more hunters and fewer elephants
Words That Don't Fail the Elephant
Animals  (tags: african elephants, tragedy, destruction, humans, elephants slaughtered, ivory trade )

Simone
- 1141 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I thought the ivory trade was banned." How many times have I heard that in the last 15 years?! Surely it's true: the bloody, corrupt and merciless ivory trade that precipitated the slaughter of 600,000 African elephants during the late 1970s and 1980
ACTION ALERT: Stop Elephant Killings ! Stop Ivory Trade ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: african elephants, slaughtered, massacred, ivory trade, countries, protection )

Simone
- 1176 days ago - ifaw.org
Twenty years ago elephants were being wiped out by poachers. International outcry halted the trade in ivory and elephant herds started to recover. Now elephants are in crisis once again. The ivory trade continues to flourish and seizures of illegal ivory
Elephant Underpass Opens in Kenya
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, african elephants, wildanimals, wildlife, environment, protection, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1306 days ago - belfasttelegraph.co.uk
How did the elephants cross the road? They went underneath it. Elephants have begun using Africa's first dedicated elephant underpass in Kenya - a unique new solution to the increasing problem of animal-human conflict in Africa.
African Elephant Involved in Deadly Zoo Incident Will Not Be Punished
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, african elephants, zoo animals, zoos, humans, wildanimals )

Yrna
- 1318 days ago - edition.cnn.com
(CNN) -- Edie the African elephant will not be disciplined or punished for an incident that resulted in the death of a handler, the director of Tennessee's Knoxville Zoo said Saturday.
Elephants and the Ivory Trade- PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Animals  (tags: african elephants, slaughered, masacred, protection ivory trade )

Simone
- 1330 days ago - petside.com
Elephants, some of the most majestic and powerful creatures sharing our planet, have captured the hearts of millions of animal lovers. As children many of us were raised by parents reading us bedtime stories with jungle tales,
Organised Poaching, Illegal Trade -- Why Tanzania Lost Out at Cites Meet
Animals  (tags: african elephants, illegal wildife trade, organized poaching elephant killing tanz, cites )

Simone
- 1612 days ago - theeastafrican.co.ke
A new investigation by a panel of international and local experts that implicated senior government officials in the illegal ivory trade and the rise in elephant poaching in Tanzania is believed to have led to the country being denied permission for a
Elephant Trade Ban Reaffirmed for Tanzania, Zambia
Animals  (tags: african elephants, elephant ivory trade ban, protectio, tanzania zambia, proposals rejected )

Simone
- 1618 days ago - af.reuters.com
A U.N. wildlife conference rejected on Monday proposals by Tanzania and Zambia to relax a trade ban on elephants to allow a one-off sale of their ivory stockpiles.
Obama Administration Poised to Decide Fate of African Elephants
Animals  (tags: obama administration, african elephants, welfare, ivory trade ban, elephant protection )

Simone
- 1621 days ago - prnewswire.com
-- The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has appealed to President Obama and the US government to support Kenya, the birthplace of Obama's father, which is leading efforts by 20 African nations to maintain elephant protection and oppose ivory
UN Ban on Ivory Threatened: Take Action to Protect Endangered Elephants
Animals  (tags: african elephants, threatened, cities, protection, ban on ivory trade, legalisation )

Simone
- 1625 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Every time CITES approves an ivory sale it translates into an open hunting season on elephants across Africa and a death sentence for tens of thousands of protected elephants. It would be a tragedy for elephants and a travesty of conservation principles
Elephant Poaching and Illegal Ivory Trade Out of Control
Animals  (tags: elephants, african elephants, disappearing, threatened, massacred, ivory trade, poachers, greed, destruction, destruction )

Simone
- 1629 days ago - prnewswire.com
Tanzania's elephant population declined by more than 30,000 elephants between 2006 and 2009, primarily from poaching to supply black-market ivory to Asia. Rampant poaching is concentrated around the Selous Game Reserve where 40% of Tanzania's elephants
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Animals

Most Active Stories Today in Animals tagged with african elephants

top story finders in Animals

1. Natasha Salgado 211 popular stories

2. Ljiljana Milic 211 popular stories

3. AniMae Chi 206 popular stories

4. Laura H. 204 popular stories

5. Ana MESNER 201 popular stories

6. Richard S. 190 popular stories

7. Alexandra G. 180 popular stories

8. Carole K. 171 popular stories

9. Dalia H. 157 popular stories

10. Borg Drone 133 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!