• SAVE THE ELEPHANTS

    Join our Movement for Elephants and Rhinos

  • All ages welcome. Last years' run raised over $10,000, which went to The Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary and to Elephants Without Borders.

     

    Click below to Register for the race!

  • Take Action!

    Massachusetts: Say no to to ivory and rhino horn trafficking

    Petition your State Senator and your State Representative to enact Senate Bill S.496 and House Bill H.772

    The objectives of these bills are to:

    • Prohibit the ivory and rhino horn trade in Massachusetts.
    • Prevent ivory traffickers from exploiting Federal loopholes and the mixing of illegal ivory with legal sales.
    The purpose of these bills is not to:
    • Criminalize possession of ivory currently owned by Massachusetts residents or prohibit inheritance or noncommercial gifts.

    Look up your State Senator's and State Representative's phone numbers and email addresses through this link:

    http://www.sec.state.ma.us/WhereDoIVoteMA/bal/MyElectionInfo.aspx

     

    Phone them both to let them know you support these bills - and follow up your action with quick written emails to both.

     

    Massachusetts: Say no to the use of elephants in travelling animal shows

    Petition your State Senator and your State Representative to enact Senate Bill S.2028 and House Bill H.2934

    The objective of this bills is to:

    • Prohibit the use of elephants in travelling animal acts.  

    Look up your State Senator's and State Representative's phone numbers and email addresses through this link:

    http://www.sec.state.ma.us/WhereDoIVoteMA/bal/MyElectionInfo.aspx

     

    Phone them both to let them know you support these bills - and follow up your action with quick written emails to both.

     

  • SIGN UP TODAY

    We must keep fighting for these bills to pass in Massachusetts. If you want to be involved, or learn more about these majestic creatures, leave your contact information below.

  • We care about Elephants

    We cannot stand aside and let these creatures die.

    Who we Are

    We are a group of concerned citizens working to save elephants world-wide from poaching, kidnapping and forced slavery, abuse and neglect, habitat loss and overall cruelty. We welcome volunteers to help us with our cause!

    We need You

    We welcome volunteers to help us with our cause! Join us in bringing about change before it is too late.

  • Here is an informative article by Rebecca Drury, Fauna & Flora International’s Senior Technical Specialist for Wildlife Trade, that answers some common questions about the illegal ivory trade and discusses the pros and cons of different approaches to this pressing problem.

  • Here is an article from The Independent describing how DNA taken from shipments of ivory has been used to identify the three largest wildlife trafficking gangs operating in the Africa elephant poaching epidemic.

  • Here is an article from The Independent on how elephant ears, hippo hides other wildlife body parts have been on sale illegally in the US.

  • Here is an article from The Guardian on how the world would be a much brighter, smellier, noisier place - and how you would be a better, wider, kinder person..... if you were an elephant.

  • Here is an article from Fox News on how elephant habitats in India have been shrinking as encroachment has increased.

  • Here is an article from CNN on how there are far fewer African elephants than previously estimated.