African Elephant

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Name: African Elephant
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

US rules on ivory, snag musicians

Musicians, especially of classical music, have been rethinking plans to travel in or out of the United States.Many of their instruments contain small bits of ivory and there is a fear they will be confiscated by US Customs. The order from the U.S. Fish ... [Published Radio Canada International - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Comic quiz flies a flag

Somehow, instead of packing our bags and leaving , we just keep calm and carry on.With just over three weeks to go until the general elections, e.tv is bringing us a local version of the failed UK game show I Love My Country - complete with vuvuzelas ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. ivory ban makes musician cancel Winnipeg audition

An Edmonton musician studying in New York City says worries over a U.S. ban on African elephant ivory forced him to cancel an audition with the Winnipeg Symphony. Taddes Korris uses a bow tipped ... ... [Published Canada Standard - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Food drive falls short of Guinness Record

Volunteers collect donations in the parking lot of Meadowvale Shopping Centre during a food drive for the Friends in Need Food Bank April 12. More than 23,000 pounds of food was collected.— image credit: Jim Coulter/The NewsThe City of Pitt Meadows hauled ... [Published Maple Ridge News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

An Then There Were None

_ PROGRAM:"White Gold", a 38 minute documentary film narrated by , which originally premiered at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC last November, pays tribute to the beauty and emotional intelligence of the endangered African elephant and exposes how the ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mid-Country Greenwich Estate Sells for $3.65 Million

A stately brick home on a private lane in Greenwich's mid-country is the top seller in the latest real estate transactions.The six-bedroom, six-bath home on Frost Road, a private lane off Lake Avenue, is situated on more than 2.5 acres that overlooks ... [Published Greenwich Patch - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Murder and Writing Lessons: PW Talks with Joel Dicker

Why set your novel in a quintessential small town in New Hampshire?Though I am Swiss, I spent nearly every summer since the age of four in New England, especially in Maine. The idea to set the novel in New England came naturally. It was my sixth novel, ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Belgium destroys 1.5 tonnes ivory stockpile

By AFP | AFP  –Belgium crushed 1.5 tonnes of ivory, its entire stockpile of seized ivory tusks and statuettes, as a global campaign to save the world's elephants gathered pace."Not only are we losing an elephant every 15 minutes but the ivory trade is ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

IFAW STATEMENT ON: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service suspends sport-hunted African elephant trophies

PR NewswireWASHINGTON, April 9, 2014WASHINGTON , April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced it would suspend imports of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe .Jeffrey ... [Published Reuters - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

America's crazy war on old pianos

More than 20 years ago, when I was living in New York, I wrote an article about the mutilation by the United States government of a fine old piano on the pretext of saving the African elephant. The piano was a 1920 concert grand from the once famous Parisian ... [Published Spectator - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

Woodland Park Zoo to expand elephant program

Woodland Park Zoo intends to revamp its elephant exhibit and in the process move its only African elephant elsewhere and acquire a female Asian ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

The Right Way to Protect Elephants

Home › Contributors › › Posted March 27, 2014 in , A few weeks ago, I read a fascinating study that elephants can determine a bunch of things including human gender, age, and even ethnicity from our voices. So I’m pretty sure they could have discerned ... [Published NRDC Worldview - Mar 27 2014]

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Celebrity guests are expected to answer questions such as "How many marulas does it take to intoxicate an African elephant?"
"We had to send one of our volunteers home on Friday because we had run out of canned fruit" said Mary Robson, executive director of the Friends In Need Food Bank, which serves more than 2,500 people every month
..."Celebrate those who have the courage to be second," says Chelsea, "because I do think that often there really is this claustrophobic pressure to innovate instead of to adapt."

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US rules on ivory, snag musicians [Published Radio Canada International - Apr 17 2014]
KWAME: The realities of ivory trade and the sol... [Published Daily Nation - Apr 17 2014]
Strict Obama administration ivory ban infuriate... [Published Daily Caller - Apr 16 2014]
Comic quiz flies a flag [Published Times Live South Africa - Apr 16 2014]
U.S. ivory ban good for elephants, headache for... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 15 2014]
U.S. ivory ban makes musician cancel Winnipeg a... [Published Canada Standard - Apr 15 2014]
Food drive falls short of Guinness Record [Published Maple Ridge News - Apr 14 2014]
An Then There Were None [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Apr 14 2014]
KU scholars see value in preserving Africa’s en... [Published University of Kansas - Apr 14 2014]
U.S. ivory ban makes musician cancel Winnipeg a... [Published CBC - Apr 14 2014]
Chelsea Makes Her Move [Published Fast Company - Apr 14 2014]
Can spot hunting help conservation? [Published Newsday - Apr 14 2014]
Mid-Country Greenwich Estate Sells for $3.65 Mi... [Published Greenwich Patch - Apr 13 2014]
Murder and Writing Lessons: PW Talks with Joel ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Apr 12 2014]
Let New York act to ban ivory trade [Published Times Union - Apr 11 2014]
RETOSA: World Heritage sites abound in Southern... [Published ETurboNews - Apr 11 2014]
Editorial: Time to move the Woodland Park Zoo’s... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 11 2014]
Dinosaurs on Noah's Ark? A look at Young Earth ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 11 2014]
International Elephant Foundation Invites Propo... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Apr 10 2014]
Vancouver Airport Terminal Is Basically A Giant... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 09 2014]
Mozambique considers law to fight big game poac... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 09 2014]
Belgium destroys 1.5 tonnes ivory stockpile [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 09 2014]
Zoos & Aquariums and Their Visitors Can Be Crit... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 09 2014]
IFAW STATEMENT ON: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servi... [Published Reuters - Apr 09 2014]
IFAW STATEMENT ON: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servi... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Apr 09 2014]
Belgium destroys ivory to raise awareness of il... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 09 2014]
Celebrating Marc Davis [Published Mouse Planet - Apr 09 2014]
Woodland Park Zoo Has a Horribly Misguided Plan... [Published Care2 - Apr 09 2014]
U.S. Move Offers Reprieve to Elephants in Tanza... [Published Humane Society of the United States - Apr 08 2014]
The critical thinking kojokrom [Published GhanaHomePage - Apr 08 2014]
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IFAW STATEMENT ON: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Servi... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Apr 09 2014]
WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced it would suspend imports of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe.Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director ...
The Right Way to Protect Elephants [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Mar 27 2014]
Elly Pepper, Legislative Advocate, Washington, DC A few weeks ago, I read a fascinating study that elephants can determine a bunch of things including human gender, age, and even ethnicity from our voices. So I’m pretty sure they could have discerned ...
Do elephants make alarm call that means ‘humans!’? [Published EarthSky - Mar 17 2014]
Elephants flee the sound of local people while emitting the telltale ‘human’ alarm call rumble. Image credit: University of Oxford African elephants make a specific alarm call in response to the danger of humans, according to a new study of wild ...
Elephants can differentiate human voices [Life ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 12 2014]
Research published last month in PNAS provides evidence that African elephants (Loxodonta africana) can differentiate human voices. This is a very important skill to an animal that is often threatened by humans. Prior research has shown that elephants ...
VIDEO: First elephant at £2m enclosure [Published BBC News Video - UK - Feb 22 2014]
Female African elephant Buta is the first elephant to arrive at a new 20-acre enclosure at a zoo in North Somerset. ...
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