A gift of any amount will power pioneering projects that enable people and animals to live closer together than ever before across Asia.
May marked the launch of the biggest environmental campaign of 2021 - CoExistence. The elephants arrived on The Mall at a unique moment in time when a global reduction in human activity was having a positive effect on wildlife. As the Herd makes its way around the globe, it will tell the story of the inspiring ways we can coexist with all the other living beings that make our world magical – from tigers and badgers to nightingales and elephants.
Our Conservation partner, Dr Sanjay Gubbi has expanded protected area cover in the Southern state of Karnataka by an additional 2,385 km of land with support from the government. This is the largest expansion of protected areas in India since the 1970s. There are now 9,000 km of contiguous protected forest in this state and a total of 23 glorious wildlife reserves, which makes it the biggest connected tiger habitat in the country.
The Animal Ball is the fashion world’s celebration of the natural world. It raises millions for vital habitat conservation projects across Asia. Hosted by Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, this prestigious event brings together the world's leading fashion houses to collaborate and dress a bestiary of beautiful creatures in bespoke couture headgear.
The very first elephant corridor we secured in Wayanad, Kerala, has been studied with data proving how much conflict it managed to reduce. This led to the regional government committing funds to securing the remaining 7 corridors in the State. What a conservation win!
The ultimate race for conservation returns in 2022! It will see teams of supporters drive hundreds of miles in convey across India in multi-coloured tuk-tuks. Business tycoons, socialites, distinguished environmentalists, old India hands and green cheerleaders visit leading conservationists along the way and raise astonishing sums to support them.
Safe from hungry elephants in Myanmar
of protected areas created
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Our work in Myanmar has so far secured 270,000 hectares of community forest as part of a land planning project to help communities coexist with wild elephants. Crops and livelihoods for the 44,000 subsistence farmers in this region are now safe and 241 villages have received human-elephant conflict training.
A donation from you will make such a difference to our work creating landscapes that allow humans and wildlife to live in peaceful coexistence.
The impacts of climate change are insidious and far reaching, causing dramatic shifts in weather patterns and exacerbating existing events to the point of deadly danger. One such shift is occurring in the Kaziranga National Park, in the state of Assam in India.
You can cut a tree down, and it grows back. Once a species goes, it's gone forever.Mark Shand, Co-Founder Elephant Family