News & Events

2017 IEF Project Support

IEF-supported projects protect elephants from poaching, seek solutions for human-elephant conflict, equip and train community conservationists, increa

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Profile: Dr. Gary Hayward, John Hopkins Univ.

Interview reprinted courtesy of the National Elephant Herpesvirus Laboratory at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and the Smithsonian Conservation Biol

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Integrating teaching and folklore theatre to promote HECx

R. Marimuthu and B.A. Daniel International Elephant Foundation IEF funded a project to conduct 10 Human Elephant Coexistence street plays, two days te

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Appreciation of Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Support

For years, Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey has provided an opportunity for children and adults to see elephants up close and be amazed at their si

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A Jumbo-Sized Reunion – Wildlife Safari (Video too)

Watch the Video as Wildlife Safari is excited to announce a jumbo-sized family reunion! Liz, a 51-year-old Asian elephant, and Valerie, a 33-year-old

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Calling all Tweeterers

Help to Spread the Word #Tweet4Elephants event in Nairobi on 13th January at 6 pm Kenya Time (3pm-5pm GMT). (10am-Noon EST) As you may know, we have m

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Dr. Charles Santiapillai

World-renowned conservation expert, zoologist, and Emeritus Professor, Dr. Charles Santiapillai, passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Sri Lanka

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Pygmy Elephants Lose Forest to Palm Oil Plantations

Best estimates put the number of pygmy elephants in Malaysian Borneo at approximately 2,200, but no one can be sure how many have lost their lives in

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Announcing the M. Phil Kahl Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline for Application submission is Feb 1, 2015 The International Elephant Foundation (IEF) supports conservation, awareness and scientific program

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Dr. M. Philip Kahl

Dr. M. Philip Kahl (1934-2012) Marvin Philip Kahl – Phil as he liked to be called – was born September 28, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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