Blogs

First Day Off Chains and in Nature

Earlier this morning we let the girls in with each other after having them separated for the night....

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Elephants, and Why to Honor Life is to Honor Death

This piece is not to try to convince or sway anyone’s judgment on the dying process, it is simply to share the infinite gifts I’ve learned from elephants as they take their last and most precious breath....

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Helping Elephants on The Big Payback

Please join us on May 3rd to help raise the final $36,000 needed to complete a home for Ramba, Maia, Guida and other elephants throughout South America....

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Elephants, zoos and ‘education’

Revived discussions of the true educational value of zoos (with the import of the 17 Swazi elephants into US zoos under the guise of education and conservation) a study published in 2014 is getting fresh looks....

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Welding Has Begun…but 6 New Elephants Need Your Help Today

Now that we have most of what we need, we have been able to kick things into high gear. First load of steel delivered, cut and moved to location, the site is cleared and the pad has been prepared, and now the panels are being welded together for the first…...

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Swaziland: A Giant Step Backward for Elephants and for Our Society

How we treat those around us is a substantial part of defining our moral fiber as individuals and as a society.  Today, we are living in a world of increased awareness of the depth of animal complexity: intellectually, socially, emotionally and their role in the balance of the natural world....

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