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Diana Vollmerhausen is a freelancer currently working for Space for Giants

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Anti poaching unit in Laikipia, Kenya

Join our call for world leaders to stop the illegal killing of elephants

The rate at which Africa’s elephants are being illegally killed is so high that they could become extinct in the wild in our lifetime, reports Diana Vollmerhausen

Elephants in the dust

Elephants in the Dust

World leaders listen up: The UN report 'Elephants in the Dust' highlights the shocking reality of the current poaching crisis. It also spells out some very sensible solutions for stopping it.

Space for Giants trains and employs community scouts to patrol their local area and report incidents of poaching.

Field diary: protecting elephants on the ground

Our weekly field diary gives you an insight into the day-to-day work of Space for Giants scouts,  working in Laikipia, Kenya to save elephants.

Celebrities who supported the Independent's elephant appeal with Space for Giants

Who supports our elephant campaign?

From David Cameron to Stephen Fry to Damian Lewis, politicians, actors, musicians and artists have supported our elephant appeal. Check out our interactive graphic to see what they said.

Trinkets and jewelry made from ivory are prepared to be crushed. The U.S. accounts for the second largest market for ivory in the world after China

Where the Chinese go to buy illegal ivory

Burmese town exposed as one of Asia’s biggest markets after thousands of trinkets are seized.

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