Today is World Elephant Day!

Today is World Elephant Day!

August 12, 2018 is World Elephant Day! In honour of these beautiful gentle giants, here are 10 facts about elephants you might not know. Share these with your friends, and encourage fellow travelers to avoid elephant tourism by getting up close and personal at a trusted sanctuary instead, like the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Elephants [...]

Get Off My Back – Issues with Elephant Trekking

Get Off My Back – Issues with Elephant Trekking

This post was originally written for and published on Elephant & Co.  From Logging to Tourism Elephants have been used in the logging industry for hundreds of years, but with a decline in the forest landscape and a flood in Thailand in the late 1980s, the Thai government placed a complete ban on commercial logging in [...]