All Press Releases for Elephants

25th August 2011
The record-setting seizure comes as 27 wildlife law enforcement officials from 11 Southern African countries gather in Gaborone, Botswana this week to undergo a joint IFAW and INTERPOL training session on the prevention of illegal trade in wildlife. Read more »
17th August 2011
Acting of behalf of unnamed Asian countries, Kuwait requested that all members of civil society be removed from the room to allow for a closed-door discussion. The agenda had called for a discussion on an ivory decision-making mechanism, on elephant Read more »
19th July 2011
A recent International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) survey of websites in the UK, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and Germany, found a thriving in trade in ivory items – the legality of most of which is questionable. Read more »
6th June 2011
On Saturday a handler at the Knysna Elephant Park, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, was attacked by a bull elephant leaving him with injuries so grievous that one of his legs had to be surgically amputated. In June 2005 the same elephant Read more »
24th May 2011
The signing of the “New Delhi E-8 Recommendation for Global Elephant Conservation” in India today is a welcome step by countries with hitherto very different approaches to elephant management to collaborate to ensure the adoption of pragm Read more »
19th April 2011
The confiscation comes just two weeks after Thailand customs officials found 247 elephant tusks concealed inside a consignment of frozen fish from Kenya. IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org) salutes the achievement of th Read more »