Despite greater demand for ‘ethical tourism’ and awareness of the distress caused by elephant rides, the vast majority of captive elephants in Asia still endure widespread and lifelong cruelty, living in severely inadequate conditions.
The conditions for elephants used in tourism in Asia. This report documents the conditions endured by nearly 3,000 elephants used in tourist venues across Asia.
Trafficking in Protected Species 2020. The heedless exploitation of nature by humans has led to unprecedented biodiversity loss and a worsening climate crisis.
A TRAFFIC Report on the trade-in elephants in Thailand Documenting the extent of illegal capture from the wild to supply
the tourism industry.