Organisations  and  projects

Below you can find  a small list of organisations that are working for the conservation of elephants and other wildlife:

 

International:

 

Future For Elephants

Germany

Web-address to follow

 

Outreach to the public, information dissemination, political/strategic work, support of projects on the ground

 

Pro Wildlife

Germany

www.prowildlife.de

 

Wildlife conservation and animal protection, politically and on site

 

GMFER - Global March for Elephants and Rhinos

USA

march4elephantsandrhinos.org

Organising public marches against extinction in more than 130 cities in the world every year. Taking action to stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos and end the trade in ivory and rhino horn.

 

EAL - Elephant Action League

USA

www.elephantleague.org

 

Conservation by investigating wildlife criminals. Undercover operations to expose traffickers.

 

eia - Environmental Investigation Agency

UK: eia-international.org

USA: eia-global.org

Campaigning organisation that produces primary evidence and analysis of problems and builds lasting alliances, and policies to implement solutions.

 

Action for Elephants UK

UK

actionforelephantsuk.org

 

A grass-roots group working to help stop the slaughter of elephants and ensure their survival as a species.

 

Pengolife

Italy

www.pengolifeproject.it

 

Elephant protection. Support of DSWT project. Using lectures and public relations in order to increase awareness.

 

 

In Africa:

 

DSWT - The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

 

Kenya, UK, USA

www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org

 

Orphan-elephant rescue and rehabilitation program as well as habitat protection in Kenya.

 

iworry

Kenya, UK, USA

iworry.org

iworry is a campaign created by DSWT to protect elephants by raising awareness of the threats facing the survival of the species.

 

Big Life Foundation

USA, CANADA, UK

biglife.org

Anti-poaching units in Kenya and Tanzania. Community work to prevent human-wildlife conflict.

 

ZEN - Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery,

Wild Is Life

 

Zimbabwe

www.wildislife.org

www.zimellies.com

 

Hand-rearing elephant orphans and  relocating them into the wild

 

WAG Wildlife Action Group

 

Malawi

wag-malawi.org

Co-managing two protected elephant habitats: Thuma Forest Reserve and Dedza-Salima Forest Reserve

 

 

 

Of course there are numerous further organizations that are doing fundamental work for elephants and other wildlife, such as: WildAid, Born Free, HSI, IFAW, FFW Foundation Franz Weber, Rainforest Rescue, Robin des Bois, Elephants DC, Sauvez Les Elephants d'Afrique, Verein der Elefantenfreunde/Switzerland, and many more.

 

One of the important animal protection organisations in Germany is Animals United.

 

Please note that no responsibility is taken for the correctness of the a.m. information. In case you want to support one of the a.m. NGOs financially, please check it carefully from your side.