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. Loss of wildlife affects ecosystems we all rely on to keep us healthy. Learn more about how elephants help preserve our natural world and why poaching, human-elephant conflict, and illegal trade is related to our own survival.
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Speakers – Dr. Rene Beyers, PhD / Conservationist / Advisor African Elephant, Elephanatics
Melanie Reding, Educator / Curriculum Developer, Advisor Elephanatics
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 – ThailandRead More
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.Read More