Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Tag: elephants

#BackToTheWild: 13 captive elephants to be rewilded from Kent, England to...

A mission to be completed by The Aspinall Foundation, an organization that's committed to returning rare and endangered animals back to their natural habitats, will return the 13 African elephants, including 3 calves, by plane to their "ancestral homelands."

Death of 18 endangered elephants in India under investigation

"Poisoning could be behind the death of the elephants."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 4

Day one of Kavanaugh proceedings, 87 elephants found dead due to poaching, environmentalists don't vote in elections, and more.

87 elephants found dead in Botswana sanctuary, poaching to blame

"We have the world's largest elephant population, and it's open season for poachers."

‘Effective immediately’ – a reversal of Obama-era elephant trophy import ban

The Fish and Wildlife Service recently reversed the ban on elephant trophy imports following a decision made by Washington, D.C. Circuit Court, which "found fault" with the initial ban.

Trump’s indecision on trophy hunting reignites heated debate

Trump’s very public reversal – or potential one – left animal rights advocates, conservationists, big game hunters and safari businesses renewing heated attacks on, and vehement defenses of, trophy hunting.

Trump’s ‘hold’ on elephant trophies may not be enough

We should be helping advance the significant global momentum to ban domestic ivory markets, not getting in the way by allowing more trophy imports that feed ivory demand.

United Kingdom to ban ivory trade

More than 20,000 African elephants die every year to feed the ivory trade.

China to ban ivory trade by the end of the year

China had already committed to banning ivory trade, but committing to a timetable of action has really surprised many.

In historic move, China announces ban on ivory trade by end...

More than 20,000 elephants were killed for their ivory last year, leaving only about 415,000 remaining.

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ReTrolligans—how the GOP risks all, miming ‘trollish’ gate-crashing, lying, bullying & chaos

With a daring experiment, the scheming, conspiracy-riven Republicans are testing whether morphing into a party of boorish trolls works.

Victory: PennEast Pipeline stops development of natural gas pipeline

“This is a huge victory. Today, water, the environment, and people spoke louder than fossil fuels.”

The week of two high-stakes games of chicken

Neither of these games of chicken would be as fraught if Democrats were united.

‘We aren’t bluffing’: Progressives hold the line as Pelosi moves ahead with bipartisan bill

“If we don’t pass our agenda together—that's infrastructure AND paid leave, child care, climate action, and more—then we're leaving millions of working people behind.”