Ker & Downey Africa. In celebration of World Elephant Day on the 12th of August , luxury travel company Ker & Downey Africa has announced the relaunch of its conservation-driven Elephant Safari in ...
Working to secure the survival of Africa’s elephants, and to build a better future for the people who live alongside them. The Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) is an alliance of 20 African countries with common policies on elephant conservation.
Elephant crosses road in Queen Elizabeth National park. Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Sub-Saharan African countries should invest in innovative wildlife conservation models to stem the escalating human-elephant conflicts driven by competition for space, campaigners said on Friday. John Scanlon, CEO of Elephant Protective Initiative (EPI) Foundation said that urbanization, shrinking habitat and ...
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 human-elephant conflict in Botswana requires a critical evaluation of current elephant conservation measures. The success rate of many of the options are hailed as high, but when measured considering people as part of the landscape the success rate becomes questionable and threatens the sustainability of the management activity.
The Amboseli Trust for Elephants aims to ensure the long-term conservation and welfare of Africa’s elephants in the context of human needs and pressures through scientific research, training, community outreach, public awareness and advocacy.
The largest and most important elephant herd remaining in the country is located at Yankari Game Reserve where an estimated 100-150 elephants survive THREATS Illegal hunting to feed the ivory trade is an enormous threat, with some 100,000 elephants across Africa killed illegally between 2010 and 2012 — or one every 15 minutes.
Giraffe and African Forest Elephant in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Photo Credit: Paco Como / shutterstock. Sebunya also seems to be convinced that well-managed ecotourism can play an important part to improve conservation outcomes and community benefits.
Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary A community-owned conservation project created to provide a wildlife corridor for elephants and reduce human-elephant conflict in the area. Laos Elephant Conservation Center Elephants can still be used in the logging industry in Laos, and this centre offers a home to elephants who worked in logging or tourism.
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA, supporting the SWT in the rescue and rehabilitation of orphaned elephants, rhinos and other animals. Read about our work on elephant conservation, anti-poaching, saving habitats and providing water for wildlife.