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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 )

- 1684 days ago -
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 )

- 2328 days ago -
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 )

- 2509 days ago -
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 )

- 2541 days ago -
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 )

- 2592 days ago -
"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 )

- 2627 days ago -
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 )

- 2757 days ago -
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 )

- 2769 days ago -
(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 )

- 2781 days ago -
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 )

- 3063 days ago -
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 )

- 3068 days ago -
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 )

- 3071 days ago -
-- 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 )

- 3076 days ago -
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 )

- 3079 days ago -
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
More Than 200 African Elephant Tusks Seized From Shipment in Thailand
Animals  (tags: tragedy, african elephants, slaughtered, extinction, ivory haul, seized, thailand, 200 elephants kiled )

- 3094 days ago -
Thailand has seized two tons of elephant tusks from Africa hidden in pallets labeled as mobile phone parts in the country's largest ivory seizure. Thai customs officials valued Wednesday night's haul at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport at 120 million

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