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Press Release: Botswana’s First Elephant Hunt to be Auctioned in Canada

Botswana’s First Elephant Hunt to be Auctioned in Canada  Canada shockingly still allows elephant ivory trade VANCOUVER January 22, 2020 – Amid global recognition of the threatened survival of elephants, a hunting club in Calgary is poised to auction off…

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Allow a panel of external elephant experts to examine Lucy

Lucy, a beautiful Asian elephant, arrived at the Valley Zoo on May 19, 1977. She came to Edmonton after being captured in Sri Lanka. Since there were no records of her birth, it was estimated that she was approximately two…

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#GIVINGTUESDAY is December 3RD

Did you know elephants are essential in the fight against climate change? Did you know it is still legal to buy and sell ivory in Canada? How about the fact that elephants may be extinct in the wild in our lifetime? A coalition…

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Support Elephants and Get a Free T-Shirt

As the holiday season approaches, consider purchasing a charitable item or becoming a monthly donor to support our cause! Thank you! Click here: https://bit.ly/31QoDD9 Gift items: https://teespring.com/stores/elephanatics-bc?aid=marketplace

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Lady Gets Rescued!

ELEPHANT RESCUE UPDATE Many will recall we fundraised to rescue Joumban & Mae Seang in Laos earlier this year. If we have learned anything about rescues, it is that rescues change on a dime! The sanctuary asked us to donate…

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A Total Ivory Ban Must Be Installed Again

https://ecoterra.info/index.php/en/1076-30-years-ago-ivory-ban Details  Published: 17 October 2019 Strong Elephant  and an Eland antelope bull in the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem that streches on both sides of the colonial boundary between Kenya and Tanzania. – the tusker is known as “Fred”. Photo credit: Fran Duthie…

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Canada’s CITES Report Card

At the recent conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES CoP18) there were five proposals for the regulation of elephant trade. This is how Minister Catherine McKenna’s deputies voted on these proposals at the conference. Please read how Canada failed elephants in link above.

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Why Worry About African and Asian Elephants in BC Canada?

This is a question I have been asked many times over the past 7 years since founding Elephanatics, an elephant advocacy organization in Vancouver, B.C. Elephanatics recently formed a coalition of organizations to include the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada,…

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Support elephants and get a free t-shirt!

All monthly donations for 2019 will be divided evenly and donated to the MARA Elephant Project to help protect African elephants in the greater Mara ecosystem and the Elephant Nature Park, a rescue and rehabilitation center in Thailand.

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CITES CoP18 August 2019 Synopsis

#IvoryFreeCanada Petition Update – August, 2019 Hello Elephant Supporters, The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (referred to as CITIES) has just concluded its most recent meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on August 28th. This…

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