Elephants and the Ivory Crisis

About Elephants

About Elephants

Elephants are intelligent, social and iconic. They are our planet’s largest land mammal and key to healthy ecosystems in Africa.

Distribution & Status

Distribution & Status

Elephants are in crisis, with the population reduced by more than 100,000 in the last decade.

The Ivory Trade

The Ivory Trade

An insatiable greed for ivory and virulent wave of poaching is threatening elephants.

Ending the Crisis

Ending the Crisis

The ECF is tackling the crisis with three pillars of funding—anti-poaching, anti-trafficking, and demand reduction.