The Internet just became a lot friendlier to wildlife, and a lot less friendly to wildlife criminals. Today we celebrate World Elephant Day with the good news that 7 major online and tech companies have united to adopt a new policy framework that will help protect animals from illegal online trade.
These cute and fun elephant-themed items are great gift ideas for anyone who loves elephants. They're the largest land animals in the world and have close family and social structures, so what's not to love? Today, September 22nd, is National Elephant Appreciation Day in the U.S., so be sure to read up on some of the world's foremost elephantconservation organizations. Consider supporting them or spreading the word about their efforts to protect these majestic creatures!
5 Easy Ways to Help This World Elephant Day: On August 12, World Elephant Day, animal lovers around the world will come together to celebrate elephants and support a future where they’re respected and protected.
World Elephant Day. Arthur Rothstein, “With a 500mm telephoto lens, I caught this herd of elephants in a remote area of Kenya. Poaching and environmental hazards are making this a rare sight.” 1970 [45 years later, that’s even more tragic and true.]