roamed the planet, today their numbers are down
to less than ~450,000 individuals.
Save our Wild World!
August 12th is World Elephant Day.
African rhinos have been
lost to poaching.
Save our Wild World!
September 22nd is World Rhino Day.
the disengagement of indigenous communities from
the conversation about conservation.
Save our Wild World!
August 9th is World Indigenous Day.
The mission of the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos (#GMFER) is to #MarchAgainstExtinction and work with indigenous communities to influence governments and world leaders to STOP the poaching of elephants and rhinos.
We mobilize timely action throughout the year to pressure governments, world leaders and businesses to end the wildlife trade: both legal and illegal.
Fresh thinking and bold action for animals, people, and the place we call home.
GMFER’s Annual Signature Events Across the Globe
The extensive use of animal body parts in TCM sets the stage for extinction, the evolution of pathogens and spillover-events.
GMFER’s Campaign to Regulate Traditional Chinese Medicine (#TCM)
ReconAfrica must abandon its misbegotten plans to drill within the Okavango Delta.
GMFER’s Collaborative Campaign to Evict ReconAfrica from the Okavango Delta
Trophy hunting is a quintessential remnant of the worst aspects of colonialism.
GMFER’s Collaborative Campaign to End Trophy Hunting
If the wild heritage of earth is to survive, indigenous humans who live with and adjacent to wild places must be deeply engaged in the conversation about conservation. GMFER’s programs engage the voices of the indigenous at the intersection of modernity, history and culture.
“We can love ourselves by loving the earth.”
Mambas in the ParkThe Black Mambas, their children, and the wisdom of nature.
The Mambas are the world’s first indigenous all-female Anti-Poaching-Unit. GMFER works with the Mambas to amplify earth’s last wild voices.
Happy Bruno’s UgandaHelp Happy, his people and GMFER protect Bwindi’s wildlife!
Happy is GMFER’s representative in Uganda. Happy and his people live adjacent to the mist laden slopes of Bwindi Impenetrable Park.
Wild Kindness with Hoedspruit Animal Outreach (HALO)Wild kindness begins with kindness to dogs.
HALO works with rural communities to bring wellbeing and kindness to indigenous humans and their animals.
A Mini Forest in Faridabad, IndiaMagical jewel: from garbage dump to a vibrant green mini forest.
The idea to turn a garbage dump into a thriving mini forest was formed when Samarrth walked by an informal landfill in Faridabad in 2017.
We believe in justice for animals and humans alike; a global grass roots movement that amplifies the voices of indigenous peoples is at the heart of both justice for the human and the non-human. Our vision aims at building human communities that see non-human communities as deserving of justice.
News and Stories
- Climate, Communities, Ecosystems, Fossil Fuel Extraction
Indigenous opposition makes Knik Arm Services exit ArcticREAD
- Endangered Fauna and Flora, Primates, Wildlife, Wildlife Habitat
Excessive human activities result in two gibbon species becoming extinct in ChinaREAD
- Endangered Fauna and Flora, GMFER’s Annual Events, GMFER’s Campaigns, Wildlife
Chennai – a heaven for exotic animal traffickingREAD
Interested in participating in events? Your decision to participate is greatly appreciated. You and so many others who contribute valuable time and energy sustain the global demand for a better world for wild creatures and indigenous peoples; a better world for all.
Beat Plastic Pollution on World Environment Day. Lusaka, Zambia.
June 5, 2023
at Lusaka, Zambia
VONG SDG Championships
January 29, 2022
at Online Event
Vigil for Elephants
January 22, 2022
at Rajagiriya, Sri-Lanka
Ensuring Justice for Wildlife
Be a voice for the Voiceless, SHOW UP in big ways and small. It all counts; it adds up. Ensure justice for the #wildones, stand up and be counted.
Every problem has a solution, every solution needs support.
The problems we face are urgent, complicated, and resistant to change. Real solutions demand creativity, hard work, and involvement from people like you.
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