Petition to list the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) as endangered pursuant to the U.S. Endangered Species Act

Petition to list the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) as endangered pursuan

This petition demonstrates that the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) meets the statutory criteria for an endangered listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  The petitioners – The International Fund for Animal Welfare, The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International, and The Fund for Animals – submit this Petition to the Secretary of the Interior requesting formal protection for the African elephant as Endangered under the ESA.

Experts

Céline Sissler-Bienvenu, Director, France and Francophone Africa
Director, France and Francophone Africa
Dr. Joseph Okori
Regional Director, Southern Africa and Program Director, Landscape Conservation
Faye Cuevas, Esq.
Senior Vice President
Grace Ge Gabriel, Regional Director, Asia
Regional Director, Asia
James Isiche, Regional Director, East Africa
Regional Director, East Africa
Jason Bell, Vice President for Conservation and Animal Welfare
Vice President for Conservation and Animal Welfare
Peter LaFontaine, Campaigns Manager, IFAW Washington, D.C.
Campaigns Manager, IFAW Washington, D.C.
Vivek Menon, Director of IFAW partner, Wildlife Trust of India
Senior Advisor to the CEO on Strategic Partnerships & Philanthropy