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Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997

report (to accompany H.R. 1787) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asiatic elephant -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Elephants -- Asia,
  • Endangered species -- Asia,
  • Foreign trade regulation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 105th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 105-266
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14480240M
    OCLC/WorldCa37830287

    *CITES, Appendix I (except in Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia, where they are listed as Appendix II), African Elephant Conservation Act, Endangered Species Act *Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, an international treaty File Size: KB.   Aug 8, H.R. (th). A bill to prohibit the importation or exportation and certain other transactions involving elephant products, and for other purposes. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

      Somerhalder, 32, shared his thoughts Thursday on a bill that would reauthorize the African Elephant Conservation Act, the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act Author: Robyn Ross. 96 Elephants. To build support for elephant conservation and help stop ivory trafficking in the U.S., in WCS launched the 96 Elephants campaign. Since then, hundreds of thousands of supporters have pledged not to buy or sell ivory and to support a ban on commercial sales of ivory.

    The African elephant is the largest land animal on earth. The African elephant is listed as endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) and by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). The Wild Elephant Protection Act of The Draught Animal Act of The Wildlife Reservation and Protection Act of Phlai Petch: A case study Conclusions: The need for a special law. Registration. Jurisdiction for registration and management. The Ministry of Interior The Ministry of Agriculture. Technical needs for registration.


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Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

Asian Elephant Conservation Act of (16 USC ) – P.L.provides for the following: • A special fund is authorized to assist the conservation and protection of Asian elephants by supporting the conservation programs of Asian elephant range states. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Other Titles: Act to Assist in the Conservation of Asian Elephants by Supporting and Providing Financial Resources for the Conservation Programs of Nations within the Range of Asian Elephants and Projects of Persons with Demonstrated Expertise in the Conservation of Asian Elephants http:\/\/at.

The United States Congress passed the Asian Elephant Conservation Act inwhich established a fund for the protection of the Asian elephant and the conservation of its habitat. Inthe program awarded more than $ million for projects funded under the Asian Elephant Conservation Fund and leveraged more than $ million in.

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Asian Elephant Conservation Act of ’’. SEC. FINDINGS. The Congress finds the following: (1) Asian elephant populations in nations within the range of Asian elephants have continued to decline to the point that the long-term survival of the species in the wild is in serious jeopardy.

Get this from a library. Asian Elephant Conservation Act of report (to accompany S. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.]. The Asian Elephant Conservation Act (“Act”) is a federal legislation enacted in to perpetuate healthy populations of Asian elephants.

The Act assists in the conservation and protection of Asian elephants by supporting and providing financial resources for conservation programs of Asian elephant range states and the CITES Secretariat. Asian elephants are classified as endangered on the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997 book Red List of Threatened Species, and due to habitat loss, human conflict and poaching their wild populations are in decline.

The species are also listed on ZSL's EDGE (Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered) list, meaning there is a particularly urgent need for conservation action.

Full Statute Name: United States Code Annotated. Title Conservation. Chapter 62A. Asian Elephant Conservation Act of Share | Popular Title: Asian Elephant Conservation Act Primary Citation: 16 USC - Country of Origin: United States Last Checked: February. The Asian elephant has had a unique cultural association with people.

Unfortunately, elephants and people have also been in conflict, resulting in the decline in elephants throughout their former range in Southern Asia. This book provides an ecological analysis of elephant human interaction and its implications for the conservation of elephants.

The surviving population of Asian elephants is estimated betw–50, one-tenth of the population of African elephants. The process of trying to systematically census the densely forested regions of Asia is extremely difficult. In many countries, unfavorable political conditions hamper or.

The United States Congress passed the Asian Elephant Conservation Act inwhich established a fund to protect the Asian elephant and conserve its habitat. The Congressional appropriation of $ million to the Asian Elephant Conservation Fund allowed the Service to support 29 vital elephant conservation projects in Asia, including in.

The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), also called Asiatic elephant, is the only living species of the genus Elephas and is distributed throughout the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, from India in the west, Nepal in the north, Sumatra in the south, and to Borneo in the east.

Three subspecies are recognised—E. maximus from Sri Lanka, E. indicus from mainland Asia and E. m Class: Mammalia.

Buy Asian Elephant Conservation Act: Summary Report on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Asian Elephant Conservation Act: Summary Report Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior: : Books. The Asian elephant has had a unique cultural association with people.

Unfortunately, elephants and people have also been in conflict, resulting in the decline in elephants throughout their former range in Southern Asia. This book provides an ecological analysis of elephant human interaction and its implications for the conservation of by: She represented the Ringling Bros.

Center for Elephant Conservation at the World Wilderness Congress Symposium on Asian Elephants in Bangalore, India and successfully lobbied for enactment of the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of to direct US and private sector funds to in situ habitat conservation projects and for annual.

to reauthorize the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of Considered as unfinished business. On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the. To reauthorize the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used.

A world where people and ecologically functioning populations of wild Asian Elephants can co-exist and thrive across the elephants' range. Our strategies to get there include: Protect elephants and their habitat. Reduce human-elephant conflict. Build capacity in range States.

Conduct research on elephants to help inform conservation strategies. For a just, equitable, and peaceful society in which elephant and human have the resources necessary to thrive.

“ Time will tell but our actions will write the story. — Ron Chandler, President, Cofounder, CIFAE. The Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus) is an elephant species living in are more easily tamed than larger African elephants. People have used them as working animals for hundreds of years. It is mostly found in parts of IndiaKingdom: Animalia.

This Action Plan considers elephant populations across Asia on the basis of size and provides recommendations to enhance their long-term survival.

It also considers the management of elephants in captivity. Given that the basis for improved management of elephants throughout Asia must be sound systematic scientific research, the Action Plan recommends a number of research projects that need Reviews: 1.Aid in elephant conservation with The Great Projects!

We have a range of elephant conservation projects to help you make a difference to these mammals and their surrounding ecosystems in both Africa and Asia. You will take part in elephant conservation activities for elephants living in the wild and on reserves!

Asian Elephant Conservation The Plight of Elephants in Thailand. In Thailand, as in many countries in Asia, the Asian elephant has been domesticated and used by humans for many years to work in the logging industry.

Following the ban on commercial logging in Thailand in these working elephants were no longer :