NAIROBI, Kenya, 7 November 2017 (Space for Giants, Stop Ivory, The ICCF Group) – A series of guides published today advise African authorities how they can further strengthen efforts to prosecute crimes that damage natural environments and dent national economies.
Space for Giants, with funding from Stop Ivory and The ICCF Group, has written this series of guides that can advise African authorities how they might strengthen legislation and improve prosecution and adjudication of wildlife and forestry crimes.
There are no shortage of parties in New York in the fall. But one thrown by a royal-adjacent English socialite to save elephants—and in Brooklyn, no less? Now that’s something to talk about. On Thursday, Space For Giants, a non-profit organization based in Kenya that works to protect the natural habitats of African elephants, hosted […]
Lexi Bowes Lyon, the newly appointed Philanthropy Director, USA, of Space for Giants has dedicated the last several years of her life to the conservation of the African wild. “Conservation has progressively become an important topic of conversation as the concept of space and the value it has holds an increasing importance in our world […]
By Aislinn Laing in Nairobi – Seizures of elephant ivory are at their highest for 27 years and incidents of poaching have stabilised, according to the world conservation body. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) said that last year about 40 tonnes of ivory were seized from poachers and from people trying […]
KAMPALA, 11 October 2017 – Leading global tourism firms are preparing detailed discussions about new deals to drive private sector profit to protect Uganda’s wildernesses following a hugely successful conservation finance forum.
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 Continue reading.
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has entered into collaboration with a leading authority in international criminal networks and the illegal wildlife trade to support its prosecution of wildlife offenders. Continue reading…
NAIROBI, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s wildlife agency on Friday launched a new partnership with local conservation lobby, Space for Giants, to enhance speedy prosecution of criminals involved in slaughter of iconic mammals for their trophies. Continue reading…
By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 25 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) plans to increase the number of specialist lawyers to prosecute wildlife crime in a new unit that will be joined by a leading authority in international criminal networks and the illegal wildlife trade. Continue reading….