#HandsOffOurElephants

Narissa Allibhai Environment Leave a Comment

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Gentle South African elephant family photographed by Clive Reid

1 elephant killed every 15 minutes.

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Uncensored truth. Kenyan elephant called Changila brutally killed by poachers last year. Photo by Chris Leadismo, Save the Elephants.

10 years to extinction, at this rate.

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Why? Ivory. Photo from greyloch’s photostream on Flickr.

Last Saturday, 4th October 2014, was a powerful day when people across the world marched for our beloved elephants and rhinos. I joined the march here in Nairobi. What an empowering day!

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Here’s the trailer for White Gold, a documentary about the ivory trade. It’s a must-watch. You will cry, you will understand, and you will want to change the status quo and stop this destructive and unnecessary trade based on misconception, illegality, cruelty, and violence.

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