EAI IN THE NEWS
April 23, 2020 - Newsweek
Less tourists, less need for elephants. Once elephants are returned to their owners in the forested mountains, the elephants will have plenty of live vegetation to eat.
January 30, 2020 - Kathmandu Post
This coverage of efforts to stop elephant abuse during Visit Nepal 2020 cites changes Tiger Tops Elephant Camp made to its program in 2017, in consultation with EAI founder and CEO Carol Buckley, when it stopped staging elephant polo games and allowed its elephants to live chain free.
January 25, 2020 - The Indian Express
EAI Advisory Council member Dr. K.K. Sarma is one of 118 recipients of the Padma Shri award for 2020. The award is conferred on “extraordinary individuals who have made exceptional contributions to [India’s] society, nation and humanity.”
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.