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TAKE ACTION: STOP THE ILLEGAL ASIAN ELEPHANT TRADE


Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, ethics, extinction, protection, wildlife )

Beverly
- 480 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.com
Stop poachers from capturing Asian elephants and selling them for ivory or tourism.



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Beverly M. (85)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 1:09 pm
Asian elephants are suffering greatly at the hands of poachers. The illegal elephant trade is flourishing in Thailand and Burma, where wild elephants are captured and sold for their ivory or for tourism.

Baby elephants are the most valuable commodities in elephant tourism, but they aren't required to be registered until they reach eight years old. Wild elephants enjoy significant legal protections, but outdated laws and poor documentation make it difficult to distinguish between the "wild" and "domesticated" elephants, which can still be legally traded. Because of this loophole, baby elephants captured in the wild are passed off as domesticated with no documented proof. Requiring that babies be registered at birth is one compelling way to curb the trade and prove where the babies belong.

Write to the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) in Thailand asking they enforce registration at birth.
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 1:14 pm
Done.
 

Susan Clay (0)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 1:16 pm
Noted and signed!
 

Roseann D. (178)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 1:32 pm
Deal with both supply and demand. Anyone buying these illegal goods should be severely fined and imprisoned along with the poachers and anyone else involved in the operation. Basically wiping out these people's bank accounts who have nothing better to do with their money is a great idea!
 

Kit B. (276)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 1:34 pm

Thank You for Signing!
 

Beverly M. (85)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 1:48 pm
Sounds good to me Roseann!
 

Christeen Anderson (489)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 2:07 pm
Signed.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 2:11 pm
signed-thanks
 

June M. (104)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 2:49 pm

Thank you, you've already signed this campaign
 

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Sunday May 26, 2013, 3:19 pm
Noted, already signed. Thanks.
 

Svetlana B. (17)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 3:56 pm
Noted & signed
 

Michela m. (3928)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 4:01 pm


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Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 5:04 pm
Signed too
 

Jude Hand (59)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 5:27 pm
Noted, signed and commented.
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 5:52 pm
noted I signed now and always. thx Beverly!!!!
 

Natasha Salgado (520)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 5:53 pm
Done!
 

Nikki B. (129)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 6:17 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Beverly.
 

Candy L. (478)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 7:36 pm
Signed & Twitted & clicked on all. Thanks
 

Camilla Vaga (69)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 8:24 pm
signed
 

Fran F. (111)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 11:14 pm
Noted and previously signed, thanks.
 

jeanne schreurs (205)
Monday May 27, 2013, 2:47 am
signed.
 

Frans Badenhorst (552)
Monday May 27, 2013, 3:08 am
Goal: 50,000 Progress: 47,288

Thank you, you've already signed this campaign!
 

Lynn D. (0)
Monday May 27, 2013, 3:08 am
Signed--- thanks!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 27, 2013, 3:39 am
s&n thx:))
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Monday May 27, 2013, 3:40 am
Noted and signed.
 

Elsa Boet (0)
Monday May 27, 2013, 3:44 am
signed and noted
 

Ruth L. (299)
Monday May 27, 2013, 3:46 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Beverly
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 27, 2013, 3:47 am
Done!
 

Mireille Picron (46)
Monday May 27, 2013, 3:49 am
Done & shared.
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Monday May 27, 2013, 4:02 am
Clicked.
 

Waltraud U. (81)
Monday May 27, 2013, 4:23 am
done ty
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Monday May 27, 2013, 4:37 am
Signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 27, 2013, 4:45 am
already signed, thanks
 

Fi T. (16)
Monday May 27, 2013, 5:16 am
Allow them tranquility
 

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Monday May 27, 2013, 8:10 am
noted and signed
 

Debbie W. (115)
Monday May 27, 2013, 10:58 am
Noted/Signed
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Monday May 27, 2013, 1:44 pm
Signed and noted and clicked
 

Danuta Watola (1199)
Tuesday May 28, 2013, 1:42 am
noted
 

Ilona a. (51)
Tuesday May 28, 2013, 4:02 am
signed and noted,thanks
 

Judy C. (106)
Tuesday May 28, 2013, 4:18 am
Signed. Thanks Beverly.
 

Sherri Martin (159)
Tuesday May 28, 2013, 4:37 pm
Signed and shared to Facebook
 

Wendy F. (43)
Monday June 10, 2013, 3:43 am
Already signed, thanks.
 

Sara P. (57)
Wednesday July 10, 2013, 10:43 am
Signed Beverly, thanks. And thanks also to my friend Michela.
 

federico bortoletto (34)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 7:48 am
Firmato . Grazie Beverly
 
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