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Obama Administration Fails Landmine Survivors at 13MSP

The U.S. continues to opt to stand outside the Mine Ban Treaty, alongside notable outsiders, instead of inside it with all of its NATO and European Union allies. The administration’s apparent [...]

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Now Available on Hulu: “The Eyes of Thailand”

The 10-time award-winning documentary, "The Eyes of Thailand", narrated by Ashley Judd, is now available on Hulu, as well as iTunes, Amazon and DVD. http://eyesofthailand.com

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Press reaction of Control Arms on US signing Arms Trade Treaty

The Control Arms Coalition welcomed today’s signing of the Arms Trade Treaty by the United States. As the world’s biggest arms exporter, the United States joins more than half of UN member states [...]

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PRESS RELEASE: Convention on Cluster Munitions Celebrates Third Anniversary

Convention on Cluster Munitions Celebrates Third Anniversary: Senators and Congressman Call on Administration to Review Cluster Munitions Policy and Join Ban Treaty Washington, D.C. – On [...]

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Senator Feinstein Calls on President Obama to End Use of Unreliable Cluster Munitions

Jul 17 2013 Feinstein Calls on President to End Use of Unreliable Cluster Munitions Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) joined Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. James McGovern [...]

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SEATTLE UNIVERSITY HOSTS SPECIAL SCREENING OF “THE EYES OF THAILAND” ON INTERNATIONAL MINE AWARENESS DAY

Seattle University Albers Student Club presents a Special Screening of “The Eyes of Thailand” as part of the Lend Your Leg celebrations on International Mine Awareness Day. The Film will screen [...]

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A Healing Touch for FAE’s Elephants

Patty Coggan, Soraida Salwala and Anne Snowball at FAE's Elephant Hospital. (c) Eyes of Thailand, LLC. We had the honor of traveling to FAE’s Elephant Hospital with practioners [...]

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Mine Ban Treaty Celebrates 14th Anniversary: Where is the USA?

March 1 marks the 14th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty, and campaigners from around the world continue to call on the United States to announce the conclusion of its [...]

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‘The Eyes of Thailand” Now Available on DVD

D.V.A. Productions, in Association with Indiewood Pictures, is proud to announce the nationwide DVD release of “The Eyes of Thailand”. FilmWorks Entertainment distributes the film and DVD orders [...]

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‘THE EYES OF THAILAND’ BRINGS ELEPHANT LANDMINE SURVIVOR STORY TO DVD

"The Eyes of Thailand" DVDs are now available for Pre-Order. As a HOLIDAY BONUS, Director/Producer Windy Borman will sign the first 100 DVDs. DVDs will be released on February 26, 2012.

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“The Eyes of Thailand” Screens at the United Nations in Geneva

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines hosts a Special Screening of “The Eyes of Thailand” as part of the 15th Anniversary of the signing of the Mine Ban Treaty, in Geneva, Switzerland.

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FAE and Elephant Parade House present “The Eyes of Thailand” in Chiang Mai

Friends of the Asian Elephant and Elephant Parade House are proud to present a Special Screening of “The Eyes of Thailand” at Kantary Hills Hotel and Serviced Apartments (Chiang Mai, Nimmanhaemin [...]

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Why should the United States join the Mine Ban Treaty?

Acceding to the Mine Ban Treaty would reinforce President Obama’s stated commitment to international humanitarian law, protection of civilians, arms control and disarmament, and multilateralism.

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What is the United States’ Stance on the Mine Ban Treaty?

Back in 1994, President Clinton became the first world leader to call for the “eventual elimination” of antipersonnel landmines. In 1998, Clinton set the objective for the U.S. to join the Mine [...]

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“Every Step Counts” on the 20th Anniversary of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines

October marks the 20th anniversary of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. December marks 15 years since we succeeded in banning landmines with the Mine Ban Treaty. So why are children [...]

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What is the Ottawa Process or Mine Ban Treaty?

The political initiative launched in October 1996 and culminating in the opening for signature of the Mine Ban Treaty in Ottawa, Canada, in December 1997 is known as the Ottawa Process.

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THREE-LEGGED ELEPHANTS IN “THE EYES OF THAILAND” TO HAVE THEIR MINNESOTA PREMIERE AT THE TWIN CITIES FILM FEST

D.V.A. Productions, in Association with Indiewood Pictures, is proud to announce the Minnesota Premiere of the 8-time award-winning and critically acclaimed documentary “The Eyes of Thailand”, [...]

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Award-winning film brings story of elephant landmine survivors to Canada

Mines Action Canada and D.V.A. Productions (San Francisco), in association with Indiewood Pictures, are proud to announce the Canadian Premiere of “The Eyes of Thailand” at the One World Film [...]

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Top 10 Things You May Not Know About Landmines

Here are some little known facts about landmines: Around 4,000-5,000 people were maimed or killed by landmines last year alone. There are tens of millions of landmines in the ground in 78 [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” sets sights for Northwest Premiere at the Port Townsend Film Festival This Weekend

Northwest Premiere of “The Eyes of Thailand” is this weekend at the Port Townsend Film Festival (PTFF). The Film will screen Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 6:15pm at the Rose Theatre (Port [...]

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Pre-Order your Official “Eyes of Thailand” Gear

To help you show off your “Eyes of Thailand” spirit at our upcoming film festivals, we’ve launched a Facebook Store so you can pre-order your official “Eyes of [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” wins Green Planet Award

"The Eyes of Thailand" continues its award streak with Green Planet Award from FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival. The Green Planet Award is given to the film whose missions are [...]

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East Coast Premiere of “The Eyes of Thailand”

“The Eyes of Thailand” will have its East Coast Premiere at Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival on August 12, 2012 at 12:00pm. Coincidentally, August 12th is the inaugural World [...]

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Watch Movie Online Allied (2016) subtitle english

Allied (2016) HD Director : Robert Zemeckis. Writer : Steven Knight. Producer : Graham King, Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis. Release : November 17, 2016 Country : United Kingdom, United States of [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” announces More Film Festival screenings

"The Eyes of Thailand" will have its UK premiere at Wildscreen in October 2012. Other upcoming screenings include Las Vegas (July 20), Flickers: Rhode Island (August 2012), and Port Townsend, WA [...]

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Watch Movie Online Underworld: Blood Wars (2016) subtitle english

Jewell, a 60-year old Asian elephant who retired from the circus, started walking on the back side of her right front foot, causing the skin to wear. Fearful that this could lead to more serious [...]

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An Open Letter to the Elephant Community

Dear “Ele-Friends”, We received a public tweet from a fellow elephant lover today that I felt deserved a public response. I have replied to her directly, but I think it’s a [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” Heads South to the Little Rock Film Festival

"The Eyes of Thailand" is heading south for the Little Rock Film Festival. The Arkansas premiere of the documentary is May 30, 2012 at 4:30pm at the Little Rock Zoo. Director/Producer Windy [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” earns four awards, including a Best of Festival

"The Eyes of Thailand" received the Humanitarian Award from the Newport Beach Film Festival and three awards from the International Wildlife Film Festival, including a Best of Festival "Best [...]

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The Elephants in the Press-room: World Premiere Press Quotes

You've heard the expression "the elephant in the room". Well, we're happy to share that people can't help but talk about "the elephants in the PRESS-room". The buzz around "The Eyes of Thailand" [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” is coming to Montana

"The Eyes of Thailand" will have its Montana premiere at the International Wildlife Film Festival on Tuesday, May 8 at 7pm in Missoula, MT. For more information visit the festival website: [...]

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‘THE EYES OF THAILAND’ SETS SIGHTS FOR WORLD PREMIERE AT THE NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL

Ashley Judd has joined the award-winning doc “The Eyes of Thailand” as the film’s narrator. From “Dolphin Tale” to Elephant Landmine Survivors, Judd has a special love for animals with prostheses.

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Announcing the World Premiere of “The Eyes of Thailand” film

As an “official selection” of the Newport Beach Film Festival, “The Eyes of Thailand” will have its WORLD PREMIERE on Saturday, April 28th at 6:30 pm at Triangle Square Cinemas (1870 Harbor Blvd, [...]

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Reflections on the 2012 Genesis Awards and the Elephant Summit

"Saving one elephant may not change the world, but you change the world for that elephant". Reflections from the 2012 Genesis Awards and the 2012 Summit for Elephants, by Director/Producer Windy [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” Crew Goes to Skywalker

The crew of "The Eyes of Thailand" completes the Final Sound Mix at Skywalker Ranch in time for Director/Producer Windy Borman and Producer Tim VandeSteeg to attend the 2012 ACE Film Grant Awards [...]

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Happy National Thai Elephant Day!

Actress and wildlife and environmental activist Ashley Judd will lend her voice to the powerful and award-winning documentary, "The Eyes of Thailand", Directed and Produced by Windy Borman and [...]

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Visual Effects & Animation veteran Tony Hudson joins “The Eyes of Thailand” Team

Tony Hudson is a veteran filmmaker and entertainer with more than two decades of experience in film visual effects and animation with such companies as Industrial Light and Magic, Walt Disney [...]

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Show Your Ele-Love with an Elephant Painting by Greg Hetrick

Still looking for the perfect gift for the Elephant Fan in your life? Look no further. “Tearful Relief” is an original 16 inch x 20 inch Fine Art Acrylic Painting on Stretched Canvas by artist [...]

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Sneak Peek at the Film’s Animations

"The Eyes of Thailand" reveals 6 more animation stills designed by Animator Tahnee Gehm. The film includes 7 animations total and is schedule for release Spring 2012. http://eyesofthailand.com

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ELEPHANTS Poster

Help Save Elephants with "The Eyes of Thailand". Share the poster and check out the film trailer at: http://www.indiegogo.com/EyesofThailandMovement

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ACTION ALERT: 28 Days Left to support “The Eyes of Thailand” Film

In December, we launched our LAST IndieGoGo donation campaign for individuals who would like to be a part of our inspiring and award-winning documentary by making a small donation to “The Eyes of [...]

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ACTION ALERT: Support Landmine Survivors, Send your Photos

We're helping Mines Action Canada spread the word about their Call for Photos for an upcoming video project. The video will premiere in early March. Photos are due Monday, February 6th. Email [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” Reveals a “First Look” at the Film’s Animations

Like many documentaries today, "The Eyes of Thailand" film is incorporating animations to help illustrate key events in the film for which we don't have photos or video footage. See the three [...]

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2011: A Year in Review

While we're looking forward to announcing BIG things in 2012, we also want to acknowledge our accomplishments in 2011, such as winning an ACE Grant from the Humane Society of the United States. [...]

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“THE EYES OF THAILAND” RECEIVES 2011 DOCUMENTARY GRANT FROM THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES

Out of almost 90 submissions from over 20 countries, "The Eyes of Thailand", a feature length documentary by Windy Borman about an inspiring quest to build prostheses for elephants who stepped on [...]

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And the winner is… Susan Allsbrook

Susan Allsbrook donated to "The Eyes of Thailand" documentary film and won a FREE Trip for 2 from Intrepid Travel.

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“The Eyes of Thailand” welcomes Animator Tahnee Gehm

The Eyes of Thailand" has contracted Animator Tahnee Gehm to help bring certain stories within the film to life. Examples include Motala's and Mosha's trips to FAE's Elephant Hospital after being [...]

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Gratitude

Thanksgiving always causes me to reflect on what I’m grateful for, and this year I’m extra grateful for all of your love and support for me, Soraida, the elephants, the staff at FAE [...]

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“Eyes of Thailand” welcomes Editor Gary Schillinger

Gary is an accomplished Editor and DP. His current interests are long walks on the beach and online video. He has shot and edited short films, sports, news, corporate video, live concerts and [...]

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New Prostheses for Elephant Landmine Survivors

Mosha celebrates her sixth Birthday by test-driving her seventh prosthesis. Elephant landmine survivor Motala receives her fourth.

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FAE: An Elephant Hospital for Elephants

FAE is not an Elephant Sanctuary, it is a Hospital. There are a few blessed Elephants that can safely call FAE home, that will live out their lives here in the giving hands of FAE staff. As for [...]

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Meet the Filmmaker on Oct 29th

Trilogy at The Vineyards presents Meet the Filmmaker: An Afternoon with Windy Borman, Director of “The Eyes of Thailand”, Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 2pm.

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Love & Teamwork Save Elephant at FAE’s Elephant Hospital

Soraida Salwala and FAE use every means at their disposal to save injured Asian Elephants. Sometimes that involves heavy machinery like tractors and cranes. By Michael Wysocki.

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Elephant Friends at the 10th Annual Wildlife Conservation Expo

The Wildlife Conservation Network hosted "Elephant Friends" Dr. Jane Goodall, Dr. Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Dr. Colleen Begg, and many others at the 10th Annual Wildlife Conservation Expo in San [...]

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The Aftermath of Elephant Logging

Thailand, as other countries have before it, has reached a critical point to either protect its environment, which includes the human population, by protecting the forest and its inhabitants; or [...]

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Life and Loss at FAE’s Elephant Hospital

Michael Wysocki describes how Kammoon passes away, but FAE's Elephant Hospital continues to give tender loving care to its remaining patients, including elephant landmine survivors Mosha and PaHaePo.

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Where do the elephants go?

Guest Blogger Michael Wysocki shares his reflections on Day 3 at FAE's Elephant Hospital.

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Elephant-mahout connections at the World’s First Elephant Hospital

Guest Blogger Michael Wysocki shares his reflections after two days at FAE, the World's First Elephant Hospital.

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FAE through “the eyes of Thailand”

Guest Blogger Michael Wysocki shares his reflections upon meeting PoHaePa, the newest elephant landmine survivor to be treated at FAE's elephant hospital.

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Meet Michael Wysocki, Guest Blogger for “The Eyes of Thailand”

Michael Wysocki is a new Ele-friend who has the unique experience of volunteering at FAE's Elephant Hospital in Lampang, Thailand. We welcome Michael to the elephant family and look forward to [...]

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Landmine claims new elephant victim on the 10th anniversary of 9/11

On Sunday, September 11, 2011, the Friends of the Asian Elephant (FAE) Hospital, the World’s First Elephant Hospital, located in Lampang, Thailand, received word that PaHaePo, a Thai male [...]

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Breaking News: FAE attempts to rescue new elephant landmine victim

On Sunday, September 11, 2011, PaHaePo, a male elephant without tusks, stepped on a landmine in Burma. He is currently en route to FAE's Elephant Hospital.

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Annabel Ruffell creates “Eyes of Thailand” painting to benefit the Film

Artist Annabel Ruffell has created a painting to benefit "The Eyes of Thailand" documentary film. Donate to the film's IndieGoGo campaign today.

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Fundraising Campaign Update #1

"The Eyes of Thailand" has raised over US $2,000 through IndieGoGo. Learn how you can donate today.

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Terms and Conditions for the Intrepid “Trip for 2 in Thailand”

The Eyes of Thailand Fundraising Contest Terms & Conditions Eligibility: The “Win a Trip for 2 in Thailand” (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal U.S. & Canada Residents who [...]

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Amphai Jewelry donates handmade necklace to “The Eyes of Thailand”

AMPHAI jewelry is a blend of ancient jewelry and modern design. This multi-strand necklace is made with dry wood from Bali and was designed as a symbol of protection. It’s strong enough to [...]

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Suzanne Roland donates photo of Motala to “The Eyes of Thailand”

The newest donated item to “The Eyes of Thailand” is a limited edition framed photo of Motala, one of the stars of the Film, taken by photographer Suzanne Roland.

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Jodi Frediani donates photo of Soraida & Mosha

Photographer Jodi Frediani donates a framed photograph of Soraida & Mosha to "The Eyes of Thailand" online fundraiser, which begins August 8, 2011.

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Choclatique donates Elephant Chocolate for Elephant Film

25 lucky donors will receive a box of chocolate from Choclatique when they donate to "The Eyes of Thailand", beginning August 8, 2011.

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Associate Producer Jessica DeLine joins “The Eyes of Thailand”

Jessica DeLine is San Diego-based independent filmmaker and founder of Dirty Feet Productions. Her recent credits include producing a running documentary on The Leona Divide Trail Race and [...]

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Too Many Elephants in Thailand?

On Monday I read one of the most misleading articles I’ve seen in a long time. According to the Zoo News Digest, the reason they export elephants from Thailand is to help with [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” unveils new poster

The new poster, designed by Annabel Nguyen, features Soraida Salwala, the founder of the Friends of the Asian Elephant (FAE) Hospital, and Motala, the 48-year old elephant, who made history in [...]

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Award-Winning Composer Steve Horner Joins “The Eyes of Thailand” Team

Steve Horner, a multi-award-winning Composer, signs on to composer the original score for "The Eyes of Thailand" documentary. Most recently, he composed the original musical score for the 10-time [...]

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Design your own elephant for Elephant Parade

Use your artistic flair to save Asian Elephants by submitting your design to Elephant Parade, an open air art exhibition of decorated elephant statues designed by famous and upcoming artists to [...]

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How Can We Ban Landmines?

By joining the Mine Ban Treaty, the U.S. would help send a clear signal that all types of antipersonnel mines are unacceptable weapons, would strengthen international security, and would spur to [...]

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2 Elephants step on landmines in Sri Lanka on Int’l Landmine Awareness Day

Two elephants injured by landmine in Sri Lanka three months after elephant experts warned about the dangers of relocating the conservation area to a former war zone.

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GoDaddy CEO Videotapes Himself Killing an Elephant

GoDaddy.com CEO posts a video of himself killing an elephant in Zimbabwe. In response, GoDaddy rival Namecheap.com is offering to donate 20% of every transfer to savetheelephants.org

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“The Eyes of Thailand” unveils new film trailer for Int’l Elephant Day

The new "Eyes of Thailand" trailer features footage from the 2010 documentary trip to Thailand and Laos, including interviews with Soraida Salwala (FAE), Dr. Therchai Jivacite (Prostheses [...]

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New “Eyes of Thailand” Trailer Releases March 13, 2011

"The Eyes of Thailand" documentary unveils its dramatic new trailer March 13, 2011. It features interviews with Soraida Salwala (FAE), Dr. Therchai Jivacite (Prostheses Foundation), Richard Lair [...]

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Online Sneak Peek for 1,200 Fans

1,200 Facebook Fans attended an Online Sneak Peek of the newly edited film trailer for "The Eyes of Thailand", featuring Soraida Salwala (FAE), Dr. Therchai Jivacite (Prostheses Foundation), [...]

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Who is Soraida Salwala? (Part 2)

Soraida used her passion for elephants to open the world's first Elephant Hospital in 1993. To date, it has treated over 4,000 elephants for everything from eye infections to knife wounds, [...]

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Who is Soraida Salwala?

An excerpt of an article written by Sean Whyte in 1993 describes how Soraida's bond with a baby elephant led to the formation of FAE's Elephant Hospital in Lampang, Thailand.

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Elephant Parade brings Ele Love to Europe, Asia in 2011

The Elephant Parade is an open air art exhibition of 250 decorated elephant statues, designed by famous and upcoming artists to contribute to the conservation of Asian elephants.

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Sri Lanka moves elephants into former war zone, landmines remain

Sri Lanka's Asian Elephants face many of the same issues as Thailand's elephants: deforestation, exportation, abuse, transport and conflicts with humans over resources and food, and now LANDMINES.

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TTouch alleviates pain for elephant landmine survivors

TTouch, a touch-based therapy similar to gentle body work can help relieve physical and emotional distress in animals, including elephants who have stepped on landmines.

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2010 Landmine Monitor Released

Landmine Monitor 2010 provides a summary and analysis of developments in 2009 and the first portion of 2010 related to mine ban policy (policy, use, production, trade, and stockpiling), mine [...]

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Elephant Family protects Asian Elephants

Since its launch in 2002, Elephant Family has invested £3 million in securing and restoring vital corridors of land; supported local communities to reduce incidents of human-elephant conflict and [...]

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EARS: Elephant Asia Rescue and Survival Foundation

Louise Rogerson founded the Hong Kong-based Elephant Asia Rescue and Survival Foundation (EARS for short) to promote responsible tourism and ask foreigners traveling to Asia to only visit [...]

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“The Eyes of Thailand” Updates

It’s been a very busy fall for “The Eyes of Thailand” and I apologize if you feel neglected. During the radio silence the past six weeks, we’ve been able to get some big [...]

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Watermark Hosts Fundraiser for FAE Elephant Hospital & “The Eyes of Thailand” 11 December 2010

Watermark Restaurant and Bar in Phuket, Thailand will host a fundraiser for the Friends of the Asian Elephant (FAE) Elephant Hospital and The Eyes of Thailand documentary film on Saturday 11 [...]

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The Convention on Cluster Muntions wraps up in Vientiane, Laos

The Convention on Cluster Munitions wraps up with over 100 youth leaders and survivors of landmine/cluster bomb accidents take the stage to read the Youth Declaration.

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CMC Day 5: Landmines & Cluster Munitions are tragic reminders for US veterans

The cluster munitions field trip with UXO Lao is a tragic reminder for US veterans about the destruction the U.S. landmines and cluster munitions have caused in Southeast Asia.

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CMC Day 4: “Victims” or “Survivors”

Jesus Martinez and Song Kosal discuss Victim Assistance with the Youth Leaders Forum at the First Meeting of State Parties for the Convention on Cluster Munitions in Vientiane, Laos.

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CMC- Day 3: COPE-ing with Cluster Bombs

During the Vietnam War, the U.S. dropped over 2 million tons of bombs, mainly cluster bombs, over Laos. COPE is the only provider of prosthetic, orthotic and rehabilitation services in Laos and [...]

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Cluster Munitions Convention, Day 2

Today I attended a workshop called “Weaponery 101” presented by a former U.S. military/Department of Defense employee who know works for human rights.  (He presented the information [...]