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Human Wildlife Coexistence and the Future of Wildlife
March 03, 2020

Human-Wildlife Coexistence and the Future of Wildlife

Crop-Protecting Fences and Rapid Response Rangers The Amboseli-Tsavo-Kilmanjaro ecosystem straddles Kenya and Tanzania; and protecting over 1.6 million acres of wilderness is no easy task. Just ask Big Life Foundation.… Read More
The Mission to get more women involved in conservation - Anne Maloi
May 03, 2019

The mission to get more women on the frontlines of wildlife conservation

The world of wildlife protection in Kenya has long been dominated by men, who risk life and limb for our endangered species. But thanks to an innovative project, that could all be about to change. To be a ranger on the… Read More
Nick Brandt Big Pictures Shrinking World - The Gathering
March 21, 2019

Nick Brandt: Big Pictures, Shrinking World

In a new exhibition and publication, acclaimed photographer Nick Brandt continues with what has become his life's work, to document, evocatively depict and labor diligently toward slowing and reversing the degradation… Read More
Who Will Save the Elephants
June 21, 2018

Who Will Save the Elephants?

There’s a Buddhist proverb, later interpreted by the American poet John Godfrey Saxe, about people and elephants that goes something like this: Six blind men encounter the world’s largest land mammal and decide to… Read More
Elephant poaching, Africa Has China’s ivory ban stemmed crisis
January 25, 2018

China has banned ivory, but has the African elephant poaching crisis actually been stemmed?

TWENTY thousand African elephants per year are killed by a vicious scourge. But there are finally some good signs. WITH massive tusks that touched the ground, Satao towered over the rest of his herd. One of the last… Read More
A Day in the Life of an Anti Poaching Ranger in Pictures
July 11, 2017

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ANTI-POACHING RANGER - IN PICTURES

6am – Rangers start a cold day with hot, sweet tea. They live in remote outposts of between four and 12 people, and team members form strong bonds with one another. Today, Big Life protects upwards of 2m acres in the… Read More
Conservation Includes People, Not Just Animals
November 09, 2015

CONSERVATION INCLUDES PEOPLE, NOT JUST ANIMALS

“One of the fundamental rules of mankind is economic self interest", says Big Life director of operations Richard Bonham, and this is the reason that Big Life's holistic conservation model is designed to benefit local… Read More
The Poacher Who Turned
July 21, 2015

THE POACHER WHO TURNED

credit: Briana Duggan Mutinda Ndivo was once an elephant killer, his weapons of choice a bow and poisoned arrows. Now he is the head of the Big Life tracker dog unit, and one of our most trusted rangers. Read more (or… Read More
To Save Animals, Target People
May 23, 2015

TO SAVE ANIMALS, TARGET PEOPLE

For Big Life Foundation, conservation is about communities. These are the people who tolerate the existence of wildlife on their land, and we’re working to make sure that they have a good reason to do that. This… Read More
Big Life a Model To Replicate
April 18, 2015

BIG LIFE - “A MODEL TO REPLICATE”

“This is not the time for glib marketing campaigns or gratuitous gloom and doom. It is the time for facts and focus”. This is the conclusion of an article just released by Africa Geographic magazine looking at the… Read More

Jan 6, 2015 - THE MAASAI OLYMPICS TOUCHES THE WORLD

Dec 9, 2014 - ONE MAN'S FIGHT AGAINST IVORY POACHERS: RICHARD BONHAM FEATURED IN THE GUARDIAN

Nov 20, 2014 - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ARTICLE ON BIG LIFE'S TRACKER DOGS

Nov 7, 2014 - THE MAASAI OLYMPICS AND BIG LIFE FOUNDATION IN WALL STREET JOURNAL

Sep 28, 2014 - BIG LIFE FOUNDATION ON PBS NEWSHOUR - RACING TO SAVE KENYA'S WILD ELEPHANTS FROM POACHERS

Sep 27, 2014 - GOOD MORNING AMERICA ON BIG LIFE WILDLIFE EDUCATION FUND

Jul 15, 2014 - BIG LIFE FEATURED IN PHILANTHROPY MAGAZINE, SUMMER 2014

May 19, 2014 - AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB MAGAZINE : FEATURE ARTICLE ON BIG LIFE'S TRACKER DOGS

May 10, 2014 - SIERRA MAGAZINE 03/14: 10 PAGE COVER FEATURE & INTERVIEW ON NICK BRANDT & BIG LIFE

Feb 22, 2014 - IN AFRICA, AGONY AND IVORY : THE GLOBE AND MAIL, TORONTO (featuring Big Life Foundation Canada)

Nov 20, 2013 - Q & A WITH NICK BRANDT POST-U.S. IVORY CRUSH

Nov 17, 2013 - NAT GEO INTERVIEW WITH RICHARD BONHAM ABOUT TORN EAR

Feb 27, 2013 - BIG LIFE FOUNDATION IN NAT GEO DOCUMENTARY, "BATTLE FOR THE ELEPHANTS - FILM SEGMENT

Feb 23, 2013 - BIG LIFE FOUNDATION ON PBS, WEDNESDAY FEB. 27

Nov 11, 2012 - New York Times : Africa’s Ivory-Driven Elephant Slaughter Continues – A Family Falls

Sep 24, 2012 - New York Times : Article about Nick Brandt & Big Life Foundation

 

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