The Iconic Asian elephant is becoming homeless.
The greatest wildlife story of our time is happening right now and Elephant Family is playing a vital part in it. As Asia’s jungles are chopped down, all animals living within them are being wiped out. Elephant Family is protecting the biggest and most intelligent of all – the Asian elephant – whose numbers have dropped by 90% in the last 100 years.
Every day in India alone an elephant kills a human and a human kills an elephant in a battle for space and food. With less than 42,000 Asian elephants in the wild today, Elephant Family exists out of urgent necessity due to a serious lack of investment and attention going into this conservation and humanitarian issue. They fund projects across Asia to stop this conflict from happening and to protect nature’s greatest masterpiece – the Asian elephant.
Massive loss of habitat has caused elephant numbers to plummet by 90% in the last 100 years, earning them an unwanted place on the IUCN Red List.
Extracted from the forest, baby elephants are separated from their families, and subjected to a brutal practice, where they are tied up, confined, beaten and tortured to break their spirits.
Elephant Family is a small dynamic NGO on a mission to save a forgotten species from extinction. They look out for both elephants and human families, funding pioneering solutions such as elephant corridors.
Elephant Family work through a network of first class conservation partners, empowering local experts rather than imposing Western ideas on operations.
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