Elephants photos & video
Learn more about threats to elephants:
- Facts and Fables: Are there too many elephants in Southern Africa?
- Cultural traditions in Japan may no longer dictate use of ivory
- Fatal flaw: Inadequacies of Japan's ivory trade controls
- Using DNA to track the origin of the largest ivory seizure since the 1989 trade ban
- Fact sheet: Combating poaching and other threats to elephants
- Fact sheet: Protecting elephants and their habitats
Popular posts about elephants:
- Explore educational video, activities, and curriculum for children.
- Elephant special issue of World of Animals magazine.
- Video: IFAW collaring elephants in Tsavo National Park.
- Video: IFAW elephant rescues in India and Africa.
- IFAW digital magazine and iPad app: Unveiling the Ivory Trade
- IFAW digital magazine: Using Science to Save Elephants
- IFAW and INTERPOL, working together to fight wildlife crime
- Protecting elephants: A safe life in the wild
The International Trade Centre, a joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, proclaimed its Read more »
We know that the government plays a crucial role in changing Chinese attitudes about ivory consumption. Not only must Read more »
This morning the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Laurette Onkelinx made a wonderful announcement, that Belgium would be Watch Video »
A month ago in Western Africa we began our jumbo mission to take four elephants which were in conflict with the rural Watch Video »
Watch the BBC interview with IFAW’s Tania McCrea-Steele talking about illegal wildlife trade and our work to reduce Watch Video »
The video above outlines just a few of the enormous challenges the IFAW team will face moving this population of elephants Watch Video »
Prominent Chinese Citizen Calls for End to Fat Cats’ Fancy for Exotic Gifts – Elephant Ivory, Tiger Bone ….
The fondness of China’s bureaucrats for giving and receiving exotic gifts made from animal products will soon be cut short if some of the country’s most eminent figures have their way. Numerous proposals urging for the government to take Read more »
This morning, on the inaugural UN World Wildlife Day, the Belgian government announced that it would destroy its entire stockpile of illegal ivory seized by customs. The ivory will be destroyed in a ceremony on April 9th in the presence of dignitarie Read more »
A new study published in the journal Biological Conservation describes the trafficking of wildlife and their products as one of the most profitable and attractive of all the illicit trades, possibly surpassed only by the trafficking of arms and Read more »
Positive measures to protect wildlife from illegal trade were pledged at today’s London Summit on the issue. Decision-makers from around 50 countries met in the Capital to discuss the plight of elephants, rhinos, tigers and other species threat Read more »
Strong protection measures for wildlife sought as international summit on illegal trade begins in London
As decision-makers from around 50 countries meet in London tomorrow (Thursday) to discuss illegal wildlife trade, strong measures are being sought to protect elephants, rhinos, tigers and other threatened species from the bloody poaching crisis. The Read more »
IFAW APPLAUDS GLOBAL WILDLIFE PROTECTION OPERATION Operation “Cobra II” Nets Traffickers in Africa and Asia
Law enforcement officers from 28 countries just announced the completion a ground-breaking, global operation to combat wildlife poaching and trafficking, codenamed “Operation Cobra II”. The month-long operation and capacity building activ Read more »
The slideshow above is viewable on Flash capable systems only. Click this link for a YouTube video overview Read more »