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Elephants in Tanzania (Photo: nike159, pixabay)

U.S. trophy hunters shouldn’t be killing endangered African elephants. To stop the killing, these beloved animals need your voice.Under a March 2018 decision by the Trump administration, U.S. trophy hunters can once again kill elephants and lions abroad. They can import their hides and other body parts as trophies.The good news? You can help save elephants with just 30 seconds […]
African elephants (Photo: Pexels, Pixabay)

Environmental Action supporters have come through in a big way for elephants and the environment on Giving Tuesday 2018!    Giving Tuesday 2018 Update We were able to successfully meet our 2018 Giving Tuesday fundraising goal of $10,000 — AND more than 15,000 Environmental Action supporters joined us in calling on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to show compassion for elephants […]
African elephant and calf (USFWS)

Tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that American trophy hunters shouldn’t be killing ANY endangered elephants in Africa.   The Threat to Elephants Just a few decades ago, millions of African elephants roamed the planet. Now, only about 415,000 African elephants remain.1But there are Americans who still want to hunt and kill them.Under a court order, the FWS announced in March it […]

Together, we’re working hard to stand up for the wildlife and wild places that make our planet amazing.   Conservationist and author Edward Abbey once said, “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.”Over the past few months, many of our country’s wild places and wild creatures have been put at risk. Plastic is piling up in our […]
Join the Origami Elephant Action

Right now, more African elephants are being killed than born in the wild. Help convince Congress that Americans shouldn’t be trophy hunting these beloved and imperiled animals.     The Threat to Elephants Although President Trump called taking elephants for trophy a “horror show” in a tweet earlier this year — the Trump administration hasn’t been a friend to elephants, lions or other endangered […]
African Elephants (Photo: Pixabay)

Add your name to Environmental Action’s new elephant petition and urge Congress to pass lifesaving legislation for these beloved animals.  Africa’s elephants are dying. And at least one president on the continent says that President Donald Trump’s administration may be driving up the demand for elephant and lion hunting trophies in the United States.1   The Threat to Elephants Africa’s elephants once numbered in […]
African elephants (Photo: Pixnio)

President Trump called the trophy hunting of elephants a “horror show” — but that hasn’t stopped him from allowing American trophy hunters to once again kill threatened and endangered elephants and lions and important them back to the US as souvenirs from their hunt.The Threat to Elephants Just a few decades ago, there were millions of these majestic and intelligent creatures […]
African Lion (Photo by Bhargava Srivari on Unsplash)

In this week’s social shares for Facebook and Twitter: Scott Pruitt, red wolves, bees, elephants and lions. Share any or all of these stories on social media, and remind your friends and family just how important it is to protect nature and the environment!Facebook Social SharesTwitterAlready, more than 14,000 Environmental Action supporters have asked governors across the U.S. to ban […]

President Trump is open to advice on whether to allow hunters to bring home elephant “trophies” for their walls and floors. The most famous elephant of all has some thoughts on the matter. For a few weeks recently, “The Greatest Showman” — the semi-true story of P.T. Barnum — was my daughter’s favorite movie.She’s moved onto “The Incredibles 2.” But, even […]
African elephants, 2010. PHOTO Flickr user shankaronline (CC 2.0)

As you’re reading this, the International Wildlife Conservation Council — created by Interior Secretary Zinke shortly after the Trump administration reversed the ban on elephant hunt trophies — is having its second public meeting.1  The council’s members are mostly hunters and hunting advocates, including some that hunt elephants for sport.2,3Thousands of Environmental Action supporters have made their voices heard on […]