Vibrations (elephant activism news)

Swaziland is putting 18 elephants on a Boeing 747 heading for USA zoos

Eighteen elephants are scheduled to board a Boeing 747 in Swaziland to fly to new homes in American zoos. The elephants are to be distributed between three zoos: the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb., the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kan. and the Dallas Zoo. In exchange for the animals, the zoos plan to […]

Hong Kong Announces World’s Biggest Ivory Burn

From National Geographic Chinese region joins other countries in recent trend of ivory destruction. A shipment of more than 700 ivory tusks worth over $1 million was seized by customs officials in Hong Kong in early January 2013. PHOTOGRAPH BY BOBBY YIP, REUTERS Christine Dell’Amore National Geographic PUBLISHED JANUARY 23, 2014 Twenty-eight tons of Hong […]

China Ivory Bust – Good News for Eles

Chinese court sentences licensed ivory dealer to 15 years in prison Posted by Kevin Heath posted on May 25th, 2013 at 10: 10 am and last updated on May 25th, 2013 at 10: 15 am An official ivory trader in China has been sent to prison for 15 years for illegal imports. A Chinese court in Fujian […]

How I Became An Elephant Is Inspirational.

The following video was inspired by How I Became An Elephant, lek, and Juliette West. Thanks Samantha. To: Juliette West From: Samantha Message: Your movie was great. I saw it at La Femme Fest in LA recently. It was very inspiring and painful to watch. It inspired me to make my own infographics piece to […]

Jane Goodall pleas for end to Ivory Poaching

Ivory sales must stop or Africa’s elephants could soon be extinct, says Jane Goodall The conservationist accuses China of fuelling poaching, as tusks are smuggled out in diplomatic bags John Vidal The Observer, Sunday 16 December 2012 Elephants in the Masai Maara reserve in Kenya. Photograph: Anup Shah/ Anup Shah/Corbis Jane Goodall, one of the world’s […]