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Sanctuary plan for Myanmar elephants in captivity to save them from conflict or performing for tourists

Sanctuary plan for Myanmar elephants in captivity to save them from conflict or performing for tourists

“If nothing is done to provide financial support for these elephants, the government-owned elephants will be put back to work logging elsewhere, be cruelly trained for performance and live a life of begging, or released into the wild to fend for themselves,” says Dane Waters, The Elephant Project founder and president.

Myanmar And The Elephant Project Made History By Signing Agreement For Elephant's Care

Myanmar And The Elephant Project Made History By Signing Agreement For Elephant's Care

"We have to take action now," Dane Waters, The Elephant Project founder, and president, said, per the South China Morning Post. The worsening case of deforestation in Myanmar destroys Elephants' habitat, so they are left wandering in villages in search of food. However, their search often leads to human-elephant conflicts that put both parties in danger.  

Ivory BAN will not be enough to STOP elephant extinction in our lifetime

Ivory BAN will not be enough to STOP elephant extinction in our lifetime

Sunday Express - AN IVORY ban being pushed through Parliament this week by the Government will not be enough to stop elephants becoming extinct in our lifetime, the founder of a wildlife charity has warned. Dane Waters, who has worked for five Presidential campaigns including for the late Senator John McCain, has founded the Elephant Project which creates sanctuaries across the world for endangered animals.

Kristol, Trippi Group Pushes Back Against Trump on Big-Game Hunting Trophies

Kristol, Trippi Group Pushes Back Against Trump on Big-Game Hunting Trophies

A bipartisan coalition fighting to save elephants filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Department of Interior in a quest for transparency about the Trump administration's elephant trophy import ban policy reversal.