Remembering the legacy of Corporal Souleymane

Remembering the legacy of Corporal Souleymane

We are sad to announce that Caporal Souleymane Tangara, a member of our Mali Elephant Project’s Anti-poaching Unit, was killed by jihadists when responding to an attack on UN personnel in Douentza. To honor his legacy and provide support to the family he leaves...
Mali’s elephants get a new ally

Mali’s elephants get a new ally

While poaching ravished wildlife in much of Africa, not a single elephant has been poached in Mali since the new Malian Combined Army-Ranger Anti-Poaching Brigade was deployed six months ago. Now, our field team has added three new furry members to the crew. Join us...
The Mali Elephant Project wins big!

The Mali Elephant Project wins big!

In a drought-prone zone rife with resource conflicts and violent extremism, the Mali Elephant Project (MEP) brings together various ethnic groups to effectively manage local resources and protect an internationally important population of 350 endangered African...
Running for Elephants

Running for Elephants

Being an elephant in the Gourma region of Mali isn’t easy. Fortunately, people like Wiesje Elfferich are doing their part to safeguard these animals. Wiesje’s story shows the powerful impact that just one passionate individual can make. As Margaret Mead...