Single-Use Species: The Impact of Plastic & Other Environmental Waste on Elephants in Thailand

Single-Use Species: The Impact of Plastic & Other Environmental Waste on Elephants in Thailand

The catastrophic impact caused by the human species on the environment of our planet is indisputable. Anthropogenic, or man-made, climate change is now progressing at an extremely alarming rate, and the future of all species is in jeopardy. In addition to overall climate change, humans routinely cause habitat and ecosystem destruction, pollute soil, oceans, and…

Elephant Jungle Survival: A Retrospective Look at EJS During the Pandemic

Elephant Jungle Survival: A Retrospective Look at EJS During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic caused innumerable far-reaching and often devastating difficulties for people around the world, some of which continue to resonate. But less commonly discussed than the ramifications the crisis has had on humans is the severity of the impact that coronavirus – or, often more correctly, the restrictions implemented to limit the spread of…

Buzzword Species: Defining Ecological and Conservation Terminology in the Context of Elephants

Buzzword Species: Defining Ecological and Conservation Terminology in the Context of Elephants

Endangered Species Definition: A species which is facing a very high risk of extinction in the near future. In the context of wildlife conservation, perhaps the most widely known designation is that of endangered species. Though at a rudimentary level it is easily understood, “endangered” is often misused. Classifying a species as endangered requires specialised assessment…

Meet Jennie – A Cherished New Arrival at EJS Phuket

Meet Jennie – A Cherished New Arrival at EJS Phuket

The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary team is proud to introduce Jennie – a beautiful new addition to our elephant family at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary’s Phuket location! Jennie is the third elephant to be introduced here in our new blog section, and if you haven’t met the others yet, you can read about Rosé and Lisa in their respective posts. These…

Introducing Lisa – The Newest Member of the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Herd!

Introducing Lisa – The Newest Member of the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Herd!

The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary team is proud to announce the second new resident to join our herd at the EJS Phuket location recently [If you haven’t met Rosé yet, you can check our previous post about her here]. Please allow us to officially introduce the beautiful Lisa and welcome her to Elephant Jungle Sanctuary! Lisa, Rosé, and another new…

Welcoming Rosé to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Family

Welcoming Rosé to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Family

The Elephant Jungle Sanctuary team is elated to report that we have several new EJS family members at our Phuket location! These elephants each have unique backgrounds and histories, but they all now share a permanent home, where they can live a life of love, care, and respect. We will be introducing each new elephant…

An Introduction to the Five Freedoms & Five Domains Models of Animal Welfare

An Introduction to the Five Freedoms & Five Domains Models of Animal Welfare

The protection and promotion of elephant welfare is a core value of Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. We pride ourselves on our knowledge of, and adherence to, modern standards of animal welfare. In addition, we believe that to improve animal welfare on a national, or even global, scale, information about theories of animal welfare and the associated…