EAI IN THE NEWS
September 2, 2019 - The Elephant Soul
Chain-free corrals, mahout and elephant training, compassionate care and elephant foot care are noted as just some of the programs that put Elephant Aid International on the list of five trusted organizations working to improve the welfare of elephants in captivity in Asia.
September 1, 2019 - The Nomadic Vegan
Diana from The Elephant Soul points to Elephant Aid International's assessment of living conditions for mahouts and elephants in Nepal's tourism industry to make a strong case for tourists to choose humane alternatives to elephant back safaris when visiting Chitwan, Nepal.
July 8, 2019 - NBC 41 WMGT
Regional NBC affiliate WMGT featured Elephant Refuge North America on its Daybreak morning show with a brief history of the refuge and special features of the land that make it ideal for elephants. EAI founder Carol Buckley explains the concept of sanctuary for elephants and the importance of ERNA’s location.
January 10, 2019 - WFSU Radio
EAI founder and CEO Carol Buckley was a guest on WFSU Public Media's radio show, “Voices that Inspire.” Carol discussed Elephant Aid International's work, Elephant Refuge North America and how trust creates the foundation for connections between humans and elephants.
October 30, 2018 - Xinhua
Elephant Aid International (EAI) Board member A. Christy Williams, Ph.D., acknowledges the efforts of the government of Yangon to combat wildlife trafficking and raise awareness of wildlife conservation as the city prepares to hold a “Voices for Wildlife” festival.
January 25, 2018 - Clean Malaysia
As Malaysian government officials continue to dismiss concerns of animal advocates, EAI founder Carol Buckley points out design flaws of the elephant enclosure at the Kemaman Zoo that cause stress and poor welfare for the zoo’s elephants.
January 2, 2018 - Bulawayo24 News
Elephant Aid International (EAI) Advisory Council member Peter Stroud explains the psychological, social and physical trauma elephants face in zoos in this article on 31 young, wild elephants captured in Zimbabwe being transferred to China.