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Corridors of Power

The importance of coalitions and of those with expertise speaking out cannot be overstated. For while most of the killing of elephants takes place deep in the wilds of Africa the causes are global. Without a globe-spanning alliance, Africa’s wild elephants could disappear within our lifetimes.

Mounting Momentum

April 2015

November 2014

October 2014

30th September – 2nd October 2014

September 2014

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March 2014

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February 2014

September 2013

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December 2012

November 2012

May 2012

As part of an African tour by supporters of the Clinton Global Initiative, President Clinton & Chelsea visited the Save the Elephants Research Camp on Sunday May 3rd to hear a briefing about how technology, community and collaboration can help bring an end to the ongoing ivory poaching crisis

Arusha Regional Summit – A meeting aimed at stopping wildlife crime & advancing wildlife conservation

Elephants take Centre Stage at the San Francisco WCN Expo

Iain tells Chicago Tonight the status of elephants, wins the George B Rabb Award for Conservation, and discusses the elephant crisis with Stewart Strahl, Head of the Chicago Zoological Society

CGI Annual Meeting: The Clinton Global Initiative’s Partnership to Save Elephants endorses the African-led Elephant Protection Initiative

STE co-authors a paper that shows 100,000 elephants were killed between 2010 and 2012, leading to a global call for action

Chinese Megastar Li Bingbing launches Say no To Ivory Film on World Wildlife Day

Yao Ming present a petition to ban the sale of ivory at the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference signed by major Chinese business leaders

China’s top business leaders released a pledge to never purchase, possess, or give ivory as a gift

CGI under Former Secretary Hillary Clinton launches $80M initiative for elephants, under the themes Stop the Killing, Stop the Trafficking , Stop the Demand

WCS convenes a meeting of leading elephant NGOs to meet Hillary Clinton, seeding a major new coalition to work with the Clinton Global Initiative to stop the killing, stop the trade and stop the demand

President Obama announces a $10m wildlife poaching initiative, and during a summit with China’s Xi Jinping the issue of ivory was reportedly raised

Jim Nyamu arrives in naoribi after a 50 day, 1500km walk around Kenya for elephants

Iain briefs officials at the White House with partners from WWF

President Uhuru Kenyatta decries poaching in Kenya in his inaugural speech. His pledges, spurred and amplified across Kenyan society by dynamic conservationist Paula Kahumbu, put issue high on the agenda of the public and ‘ crucially ‘ the judiciary

A visit by China’s leading actress and UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Li Bingbing causes ripples in Chines social media, raising the age old ivory question amonst young savvy consumers

The Chinese state news agency, Xinhua, publishes a series of stories following a visit to STE’s research camp in Samburu

Elephants top the agenda at CITES, where some significant gains were made. The Conference of the Parties officially endorsed campaigns to reduce demand for ivory

A powerful statement releases by the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, calling the world to arms and drawing prominence to the national security implications of wildlife crime

STE hosts Jeff Gettleman of the New York Times. Jeff goes on to produce a major series of articles which were followed by the National Geographic cover story Blood Ivory

Iain testifies at the hearings at the US Senate under John Kerry, briefing the house on the precarious state of elephants

The importance of coalitions and of those with expertise speaking out, cannot be overstated. For while most of the killing of elephants takes place deep in the wilds of Africa the causes are global. Without a globe-spanning alliance, Africa’s wild elephants could disappear within our lifetimes.

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The fate of elephants is in the balance. The record price of ivory has attracted organised crime, rebel militias and even terrorist groups, fuelling a surge of poaching across the continent. Without the outstanding support and generosity of our donors, STE would not be able to continue securing a future for the elephants. We urgently need your support, while there is still time. You can be of vital assistance by donating to either our core funds or to any of our projects.

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The fate of elephants is in the balance. The record price of ivory has attracted organised crime, rebel militias and even terrorist groups, fuelling a surge of poaching across the continent. Without the outstanding support and generosity of our donors, STE would not be able to continue securing a future for the elephants. We urgently need your support, while there is still time. You can be of vital assistance by donating to either our core funds or to any of our projects.

How You Can Help

Over the last years our world-leading conservation efforts have been possible thanks to the dedication and generosity of loyal supporters. To join them you can donate in a number of ways:

Elephants are fast disappearing from the wild. Without urgent, international action they could be gone within a generation. The Elephant Crisis Fund provides rapid, catalytic support for the most effective projects designed to stop the killing, thwart traffickers and end the demand for ivory. 100% of all donations reach the field.

Save the Elephants is funded almost entirely by private donations. It is only through the generous support of donors that we are able to continue our important elephant conservation work. We rely entirely on funds, grants and donations from around the world, so thank you for helping us to secure a future for these fascinating creatures.

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