By Asian Elephant SupportChains are a vital tool in the lives of elephants in human care. While some think that chains look inhumane, they are really just as normal as a leash for your dog. Without them, elephants and the people who care for them face many problems, perhaps even the loss of an elephant. It is imperative that we, as conservators of the species, seek out all avenues to provide the best for the elephants in our care.
By Asian Elephant SupportCommunicating with an elephant involves verbal cues, physical cues, and body language on the part of the human. Mahouts build trust with their elephants over time, and eventually words are no longer needed. But training does not stop. New situations will come about and the need for a new behavior or retraining of an old one is always a possibility.
By Global Wildlife ConservationIn November of 2016, one of the world’s most critical and important places for unique and threatened wildlife received the largest critical habitat designation in the Philippines. The newly declared Cleopatra’s Needle Habitat protects more than 100,000 acres of forest on the lush island of Palawan, home to a long list of endangered species that live nowhere else in the world. 
By Global Wildlife ConservationVisiting a tropical rainforest can be the most incredible adventure of a lifetime. Rainforests are lush, beautiful places and home to half the world’s plant and animal species. But rainforests are vanishing under human pressures. If you are visiting a rainforest as a tourist, you can help save these special habitats. The tips below will ensure that you’re a part of the conservation solution and that you avoid damaging the very same sensitive ecological environment you’re there to enjoy.