A taste of honey: how bees mend fences between farmers and elephants

A taste of honey: how bees mend fences between farmers and elephants

Watchtowers in trees, tripwire alarms, radio collars, chilli smoke and beehive fences: scientists and conservationists across Asia and Africa are coming up with safe and humane ways to keep elephants at bay and reduce conflict with humans. In early June, the agonising death of a pregnant wild elephant that ate an explosives-filled pineapple in India […]

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Petition: Brutal Footage Released of Training Practices Used to Break the Spirits of Baby Elephants to Entertain Tourists

Petition: Brutal Footage Released of Training Practices Used to Break the Spirits of Baby Elephants to Entertain Tourists

World Animal Protection released footage of an elephant training process called “the crush.” In this method, baby elephants are exploited to make them submissive to tourists. Baby and adult elephants are used in entertainment around the world, including giving rides to tourists or performing tricks. “The Crush” is designed to break animals spirits, and according […]

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Petitions: Poachers in India Continue Killing Animals Despite Lockdowns

Petitions: Poachers in India Continue Killing Animals Despite Lockdowns

With humans on lockdown, there have been some victories for nature and animals. For instance, pollution has decreased and animals are living life more freely. Animals have been seen roaming and exploring without the interference of too many humans. However, even with lockdowns and businesses closed down and people staying home, there are still humans […]

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Only a new law will stop the tourist trade from profiting from cruel elephant “attractions”

Only a new law will stop the tourist trade from profiting from cruel elephant “attractions”

Feeling trapped and bored our of your mind, and pining for friends and family? That’s life every day for elephants exploited by the tourist trade in Asia. You can help fight this shameful abuse by signing a petition calling on parliament to ban the marketing and sale of holidays that include cruel elephant “attractions”. Most […]

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