Press Release Five Saracens players will be climbing 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 elephant conservation charity, Space for Giants. Saracens, who are based in North London, are the […]
#Conservation: Namibian rugby legend Jacques Burger to climb Mt Kenya for elephants Rugby players led by Namibian captain and rugby legend, Jacques Burger, are heading to Kenya for a charity challenge aiming for the summit of Mt Kenya. The rugby players, including Mike Ellery, Rhys Gill, Jim Hamilton, Nils Mordt and Ben Ransom, will aim […]
Namibian Captain and rugby legend, Jacques Burger along with Mike Ellery, Rhys Gill, Jim Hamilton, Nils Mordt and Ben Ransom will be climbing Mt Kenya, 6-13th June, to raise funds for Space for Giants. We must #TRYHarder to combat the elephant poaching crisis. Please sponsor the team and help #MakeSpaceForGiants
Conservation of threatened iconic species will be aided by the re-opening of Loisaba, a tourist operation in Laikipia County, Kenya
At Loisaba, a 56,000-acre conservancy in central Kenya, they are betting the best ways to save elephants is to fatten cattle. Set up in the heart of the expansive Laikipia plateau 18 months ago by conservationists and a local rancher, its managers are taking a novel — and longer-term — approach to protecting the world’s […]
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has urged an end to Africa’s illegal ivory trade, saying it means death for elephants and death for tourism. He is hosting a summit of African leaders, business people and scientists in Nanyuki, central Kenya, to discuss how to save elephants from extinction. Experts warn Africa’s elephants could be extinct […]
[slideshow_deploy id=’1145′] Round the Island is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight that attracts 1,700 boats and 16,000 sailors, making it one of the largest yacht races in the world!
Around 200 diners gathered on Wednesday night for the Giants Dinner, a fundraising event in aid of Africa’s elephants organised by Space for Giants and Saracens Rugby Club. Hosted by Will Greenwood and attended by rugby legends Phil Vickery, Jacques Burger and Nils Mordt among others, it was the latest event in a long-standing relationship […]
The Poaching Crisis It’s estimated that there were 1.2 million elephants in Africa in 1980 – today according to the Elephant Database approximately 400,000 remain 100,000 African elephants were killed by poachers between 2010 to 2012 That’s equivalent to almost 100 African elephants killed every day or one killed every 15 minutes 60% of elephant deaths […]
The best way to protect wild animals is for the people who live among them to benefit from conservation. Loisaba Conservancy is an example of this – it is a breathtaking 56,000-acre landscape in northern Kenya’s Laikipia County, which is being managed sustainably to conserve wildlife habitat and benefit local communities.