Despite the disappointing outcome of the 17th Convention on the International Trade on Endangered Species (CITES) Conference, held in South Africa in September 2016, here is hope for the future, says CEO and Founder of Space for Giants Dr Max Graham. There were three main outcomes from. that have implications for the future of Africa’s elephants. […]
STOPPING POACHING AND WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING THROUGH STRENGTHENED CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, A COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE ICCF GROUP, SPACE FOR GIANTS AND STOP IVORY The ICCF Group, conservation charity Space for Giants and the Elephant Protection Initiative’s implementation charity Stop Ivory have agreed to work together with host governments to strengthen criminal justice systems in elephant-range states […]
Gabon’s President Ali Bongo launches Human-Elephant Conflict Mitigation Strategy in his role as a founder of the Giants Club LIBREVILLE, GABON (9 August 2016) – The President of Gabon, one of the founding members of the Giants Club conservation initiative, today demonstrated his commitment to his people and conservationists globally by officially launching the first […]
In this video, recorded at the Giants Club Summit 2016, Richard Leakey, Chairman of Kenya Wildlife Service, talks about how we can provide effective protection to Africa’s savannah elephants.
Dr Iain Douglas-Hamilton CBE, founder and CEO of Save the Elephants, talks about his hopes and fears for Africa’s elephants at the Giants Club Summit 2016.
An eight-person crew of Parallel Blue took part in the Round the Island Race, one of the largest yacht races in the world, to raise funds for Space for Giants.
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Five Saracens players reached the summit of Mount Kenya, the second-highest mountain in Africa, carrying the Aviva Premiership trophy, which was won by Saracens this season, in an effort to raise awareness of the poaching crisis and funds for the elephant conservation charity, Space for Giants. The team, which included Jim Hamilton, Mike Ellery, Rhys […]
We would very much like to thank Saracens and the players for so kindly supporting Space for Giants. The beautiful Mount Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa, with its highest point being Batian peak at 5,199 metres, and Nelion point at 5,188 metres, both of which are are technical ascents. Point Lenana at 4,985 […]
Born and raised in East Africa, artist Karen Laurence-Rowe has witnessed first-hand the devastating effects of poaching and human encroachment on elephants’ habitats. She regularly donates her artwork to help raise funds for conservation groups and as a result, she was the recipient of the Simon Combes Conservation Artist Award in 2015. Karen was the […]