Entries in Elephant Conservation (8)

Monday
Jun132016

Swaziland Lifts The Ban On Ivory Trade

Just as Kenya amazed the world with its stand against the ivory trade by burning 105 tonnes of Elephant tusks and 1.5 tonnes of Rhino horns that had been confiscated by local authorities, Swaziland quietly lifted its own ban on the trading of ivory products.

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Monday
Sep072015

The Elephant's Relationship with Humans

The elephant is a fascinating animal on many accounts. Not only are elephants exceptionally intelligent, they also have a strong sense of social responsibility and cooperation that is in many respects similar to ours.

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Thursday
Jul102014

Is elephant trekking ethical?

Elephants have been an integral part of Thai communities for centuries. Until logging ban in 1989, elephants were used to transport heavy loads for logging companies.

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Monday
Jun092014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Jonathon Taylor

Jonathon Taylor took this picture in the southern area of Kunene Region, whilst on Frontier’s Namibia Desert Elephant Conservation

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Monday
Mar312014

Volunteer Photo of the Week: Jonathon Taylor 

A touching photograph of a mother elephant and her calf, taken on the Namibia Desert Elephant Conservation project by Jonathon Taylor.

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Monday
Dec092013

Volunteer photo of the week: Sarah Whitney

Sarah Whitney took this photo when she volunteered on the South Africa Wildlfie Conservation project. The photo shows one of earth's oldest creatures in its natural habitat, it also provides a rare glimpse into the Elephants personality. Have you ever played hide and seek? 

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Thursday
Aug092012

World Elephant Day This Sunday

This Sunday 12th August is the inaugural World Elephant Day, an international day dedicated to raising awareness for the preservation of both Asian and African elephant species.

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Friday
Jul272012

Project of the Week: Thailand Elephant Conservation Project

Volunteer on Frontier's Thailand Elephant Conservation project and work at an ecological centre preserving Thailand’s elephants as you help wash, feed, and exercise these majestic creatures.

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