We champion and support female rangers on the front line in Africa.

How Many Elephants is a global design-led campaign raising awareness of the devastating impacts of the African elephant ivory trade and supports frontline female rangers.
How You Can Help
  1. Simply book your next holiday with Charitable Travel and tell us you want to support How Many Elephants. The charity will then benefit from the free donation you can make as part of the booking process. To read more about how this works, head to our ‘About Us‘ page.
  2. If you want to make a donation to How Many Elephants and you are not booking a holiday, click here to visit their website.
  3. Visit howmanyelephants.org to sign up to newsletters, and follow the How Many Elephants social media pages, and help spread the word.

We make data visual! Using design as a powerful communication tool, we bridge the gap between scientific data and human connection. Why? Because 96 African elephants are poached each day for their ivory and time is of the essence. African elephants are on the brink of extinction and challenges present themselves at every corner. Our campaign is hard-hitting but 100% non-gory.

“We have purposely avoided using gruesome imagery. This campaign is not about scaring people. It’s about showing the sheer scale of the problem and inspiring action.” Founder, Holly Budge

How Many Elephants works with and supports female rangers fighting to make a difference on the front line in Africa. Calling all elephant lovers, conservationists, scientists, politicians, academics, creatives, businesses and change makers who dare to say, “I can make a difference in this world”, it’s time to stand up for elephants. More information about our work can be found here. 


Why Elephants? 
Elephants are a keystone species. They play an indispensable role in the healthy functioning of the larger ecosystem. The thought of Africa devoid of elephants is heart-breaking enough but, emotion aside, losing these important ecosystem engineers will be of extreme detriment to the environment and beyond. If the elephants go extinct, entire ecosystems could follow…

What’s the big deal?
The Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) is the fourth largest transnational organised crime in the world. It’s up there with narcotics, guns and human trafficking. Revenues upwards of $20 billion a year are generated from IWT. It’s a relatively low risk way of criminals earning a huge amount of money. Besides driving many endangered species towards extinction, IWT strengthens criminal networks and undermines national security.

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