If you love elephants and would like to know more about their plight and what you can do to help conserve them in the wild, please come and join me at one of the following events in early October in Singapore and Melbourne. Bookings are not required.
Come along to see the short film our Let Elephants Be Elephants team made on the illegal ivory trade last year, as shown on National Geographic channel across Asia last year, and hear the latest on elephants from me, on Saturday 3rd October at Melbourne University. Then join us on the Sunday morning (4th Oct) as we raise awareness as part of the Global March For Elephants and Rhinos.
Date: Saturday 3rd October
Venue: Lyle Theatre, University of Melbourne, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences, Building 115, Room 101, Royal Pde Parkville, 3010.
Cost: $10 (this goes to elephant conservation)
RSVP at Eventbrite.
Host: A Future With Elephants
Date: Sunday 4th October
Venue: Meet at Federation Square and peacefully march to Parliament Steps, Spring Street
Join us for a LEBE film showing & talk
Host: Singapore Botanical Gardens & N Parks
Date: Friday 2nd October
Venue: Function Hall, Botany Centre, Botanical Gardens
Love to see you there & bring any friends you think might be interested!
Friends in Melbourne and Singapore, I’m coming your way to talk elephants in early October so if you’re around please come along to see some beautiful elephant images an update from me on all things elephantine! More details of the events are coming soon, but for now put these dates in your diary! All of my books will be available at these events.
FRIDAY 2ND OCTOBER – Singapore Botanical Gardens, Function Hall. 4pm-5pm.
SATURDAY 3RD OCTOBER – Melbourne University, hosted by A Future With Elephants, including the Melbourne premiere of ‘Let Elephants Be Elephants‘ and presentation by yours truly. This will be held between 11am and 2pm, so won’t clash with any of you who are going to the AFL Grand Final that evening. Exact times and venue to be revealed shortly.
SUNDAY 4TH OCTOBER – Melbourne March For Elephants. 10.30am for an 11am start at Federation Square. Peaceful march through the city to Parliament Steps followed by speeches. Come and show your support for elephants and ending the illegal ivory trade! Join up here.
Advertising works. We might not like it, but when it’s done well, it does. And when it comes to stopping people buying ivory, it seems that some organisations are seeing signs of success in reducing demand in Asia simply by letting people know that buying ivory is directly linked to the killing of elephants. This is just the sort of hopeful story that I like to share, so read on!