Elephant Voices

Renewed Calls For Independent Health Assessment For Ailing Elephant Lucy

Sangita Iyer | Posted 04.15.2017 | Canada Alberta
Sangita Iyer

Given Lucy's respiratory, arthritic, foot problems and emotional distress, it's unfair to expose Lucy to the long frigid winters, and deprive social interactions with her own kind. It's unconscionable to exploit an ailing elephant for profit under the guise of education at the Edmonton Valley Zoo.

The Intrinsic Value Of Elephants Far Supersede Their Monetary Value

Sangita Iyer | Posted 10.27.2016 | Canada Impact
Sangita Iyer

India has a moral obligation to save this global treasure. But sadly, elephants are being captured illegally from the wild for the illicit ivory trade, and exploited commercially. Elephants are a keystone species, which means the survival of other species in the forest ecosystem depends on the elephants

Every Parent's Nightmare Is an Elephant's Reality

Sangita Iyer | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Impact
Sangita Iyer

Every parent's nightmare: They invade your home, snatch your most treasured jewel -- your two young children. You want to run and rescue your children, but you can't. The truth is your worst nightmare is a reality for captive elephants.

California All The Way For Toronto Elephants

CP | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada

LOS ANGELES -- For elephants to fly, you have to do more than load trunks on a plane. Pat Derby, co-founder of the Performing Animal Welfare Societ...