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Everyone Urged To Speak Up For Elephants In Global Public Consultation

PUBLIC CONSULTATION  – Federal government has launched a public consultation to hear feedback on proposed measures to restrict or end the elephant ivory trade! Please ‘Take Action’ and send in your letter.

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ReconAfrica: Elephanatics Letter to Canadian Government

ReconAfrica is a Canadian oil and gas company with rights to drill for oil in Namibia and Botswana. It is proven that the exploration of petroleum has routinely been accompanied by ecological harm, and has often been the pretext for conflicts. The exploration area in Namibia and Botswana borders three national parks, the Okavango River, and the Okavango Panhandle, which supplies water to the unique Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Read our letter to the Canadian government here: https://bit.ly/3pVh63M

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AFRICAN ELEPHANTS ONLY OCCUPY A FRACTION OF THEIR POTENTIAL RANGE

In a new paper led by Mara Elephant Project’s Director of Research and Conservation Dr. Jake Wall, new research has found that while elephants can live almost anywhere in Africa, their range is restricted by the growing human footprint and the available protected areas. Read paper – http://bitly.ws/cs2t

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Elephants – Economies – Ecosystems = Biodiversity

What is the value of protecting Biodiversity?

“Biodiversity is an all-encompassing term for what many regard as nature-related risk. It includes the food we eat, the soil, clean water supplies, landscapes, and forests. Nature-related risk affects all those who rely on nature’s services in their supply chains, from fashion, to farming and construction. Today our concern is climate risk; tomorrow it will be about biodiversity and everything that is beyond carbon.”

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Help Sponsor Mara Elephant Rangers

For the full month of December 2020, we ran a Go Fund Me for Mara Elephant Project to assist them in providing for an additional 10 rangers in the Masaai Mara, Loita region, in Kenya. We are so pleased to say we exceeded our goal of $3,000 to reach $3,250. We would like to thank everyone for their thoughtful donations and support!

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Elephanatics presents – Ivory Is For Elephants – elephants and their importance to the global community and environment

The numbers are staggering as we learn that humanity is responsible for a decrease in animal populations worldwide of 68% in the past 50 years. The biggest issues facing the global community today are losses to biodiversity.

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Elephanatics Donates to 3 Asian Elephant Sanctuaries amid COVID-19

Elephanatics is excited to announce that it will be assisting three Asian elephant sanctuaries in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many sanctuaries are struggling to feed their elephants due to the shortage of tourists and volunteers. We have carefully chosen three to receive CAD$2,000 each: Kulen Elephant Forest – Cambodia – MandaLao Elephant Conservation – Laos – Wildlife Friends Foundation – Thailand

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Ivory Free Canada

Approximately 20,000 elephants are killed every year, mainly due to poaching. Sign and share our petition! More than 500,000+ have signed already – Thank You! If you haven’t added your name yet, please help us reach our new goal of 1 Million signatures.

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