Space for Giants works with philanthropists, lobbies African governments, educates prosecutors and collars elephants as part of its conservation work. But the approach to conservation in Africa itself has been a matter of passionate debate. Here DR MAX GRAHAM, CEO of Space for Giants explains how the team works
NAIROBI, 25 AUGUST 2017 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) plans to increase the number of specialist wildlife crime prosecutors in a new unit that will be joined by a leading authority in international criminal networks and the illegal wildlife trade.
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NAIROBI, 21 August, 2017 – A world-first competition launching today turns everyone with a smartphone into a wildlife photographer wherever they are, bringing ferocious fun to funding conservation and giving players a chance to win a safari to Africa.
GABORONE, 18 AUGUST 2017 – Poachers face significantly strengthened legal action with the adoption of an innovative new ‘Rapid Reference Guide’ designed to support Botswana’s judiciary as it fights wildlife crime.
Responsible international businesses given a unique opportunity to bring economic and ecological benefits to Uganda’s protected areas
Threats to Africa’s elephants grow despite momentum against poaching, Space for Giants says as Botswana announces it will host Giants Club Summit 2018
Space for Giants is on an extraordinary path of growth, positioning us as one of the leading conservation organisations dedicated to elephants, and their landscapes. The past two years have been momentous: the poaching crisis has slowed in some areas, and surged in others; China has banned its domestic ivory trade; the smart thinking on preserving elephant landscapes that we helped to pioneer is expanding. Read here how we have been central to major developments, and how we plan to shape strategy in the critical years ahead.
Space for Giants has helped a Kenyan court convict a man found illegally with ivory after tracking down a key witness whose lack of testimony was delaying the prosecution.
In a world first for conservation campaigners, Space for Giants has launched a global campaign to build a ‘herd’ of digital elephants to march across the globe to help secure the future for the world’s largest mammal.