Elephanatics supports these organizations:
Save the Elephants (STE): Secures a future for elephants and sustains the beauty and ecological integrity of the places they live. Their Elephant Crisis Fund is a joint initiative with Wildlife Conservation Network, financing projects that stop poaching, thwart trafficking, and end ivory demand. STE’s Scholarship Program puts students through secondary and university education, encouraging them to become ambassadors for elephants.
Elephant Listening Project: Uses acoustic tools to study forest elephant ecology and behavior, to detect, measure and reduce the threats they face.
Humane Society International/Canada – One of the world’s largest animal protection organizations, they work through education, investigation, litigation, legislation, advocacy and hands-on rescue. In 2019, HSI/Canada partnered with Elephanatics to form the #IvoryFreeCanada coalition.
Jane Goodall Institute of Canada – In 1977, Dr Jane Goodall, a renowned primatologist best known for her work with chimpanzees, founded the Jane Goodall Institute. With 31 offices around the world, they initiate effective community-centered conservation and development programs in Africa. They also run Africa’s largest chimpanzee sanctuary. In 2019, JGI Canada partnered with Elephanatics to form the #IvoryFreeCanada coalition.
World Elephant Day (WED): On August 12, 2012, the inaugural World Elephant Day was launched to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants. In 2019, WED partnered with Elephanatics to form the #IvoryFreeCanada coalition.
Global March for Elephants and Rhinos – Toronto – Marches against the extinction of elephants, rhinos and big cats every fall. They demand that governments take action to end illegal poaching and the ivory and rhino horn trade. In 2019 GMFER – Toronto, partnered with Elephanatics to form the #IvoryFreeCanada coalition.
WildLifeDirect: Stops wildlife crises by inspiring all sectors of society to take responsibility and action to safeguard wildlife, especially elephants.
Elephants Alive: Ensures the survival of elephants and their habitats and to promote harmonious co-existence between man and elephants in South Africa.
Mara Elephant Project (MEP): Brings together researchers and conservationists in an effort to help secure the future of African elephants.
Performing Animal Welfare Sanctuary (PAWS): Rescues elephants in captivity, many from circuses and the TV/film industry and gives them peace and retirement in California.
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT): Cares for orphaned elephants who are slowly reintroduced to the wild in Kenya. They also lead several conservation initiatives.
Elephant Nature Park (ENP) – A sanctuary and rescue centre for elephants, dogs, cats, buffalo and other animals in Chiang Mai,Thailand. Founded by Sangduen “Lek” Chailert.