elephant conservation

“But perhaps the most important lesson I learned is that there are no walls between humans and the elephants except those we put up ourselves, and that until we allow not only elephants, but all living creatures their place in the sun, we can never be whole ourselves.” ― Lawrence Anthony, The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild Why is elephant conservation important? Elephants face increasingly challenging threats every day. Conservationists, researchers, wildlife veterinarians and zoologists work tirelessly to address these threats, to preserve this incredible keystone species.  A keystone species is a species whose presence (or absence) impacts allRead More →

Become a virtual wildlife volunteer, alongside our conservation team in Sri Lanka, to improve your knowledge about conservation challenges while you contribute to ongoing research and conservation efforts. Participate in interactive lessons about Asian elephants, and marine research and conservation. You will learn in detail the traits that can be used to identify individual elephants to understand their population dynamics, factors influencing elephant movements and monitoring their health. All of this information is crucial for their long term conservation. Join the groundbreaking Project Orange Elephant virtually to learn about applied conservation as a solution to address one of the biggest environmental, socio-economic and political crisesRead More →