Over 30,000 elephants are killed every year for their ivory – that is one elephant every 15 minutes. The Elephant Crisis Fund has one goal – to end the ivory crisis. The Clymb is proud to partner with our friends over at the ECF to help share their message with the outdoor community.
Additionally, September 9th, The Clymb will be donating 10% of all proceeds from merchandise sales and Tanzania Safari Trip purchases to the Elephant Crisis Fund. If you would like to donate directly to the ECF, please follow this link.
About The Elephant Crisis Fund
The Elephant Crisis Fund is a joint initiative between the Wildlife Conservation Network and Save The Elephants. United around the single goal of ending the ivory trade, the ECF supports a global coalition of NGO’s, scientists, thought leaders, and governments. So far, the ECF has been successful in investing over $7 million into 105 projects spanning 52 organizations and 22 countries. The ECF allocates crucial donations to projects and organizations, with 100% of funds going directly into the field to help combat ivory poachers and traffickers.
Every dollar matters when it comes to saving elephants and the ECF is just over halfway to their $15 million fundraising goal. The ECF is taking to social media with the #KnotOnMyPlanet campaign to close in on their target.
#KnotOnMyPlanet is a campaign that aims to provide a secure future for elephants by raising funds and awareness for the Elephant Crisis Fund. #KnotOnMyPlanet pays homage to one of the key characteristics that make elephants amazing — their memory.
We tie knots to remember — around our fingers, wrists, doors, trees, etc. This September, we’re tying knots to show that we will never forget elephants. The #KnotOnMyPlanet campaign encourages the outdoor community to tie a knot to remember elephants and share their knot photo across social media channels.
Tie your knot with climbing rope, a pair of hiking boots, a bandana — anything. Simply share a photo using the hashtag #KnotOnMyPlanet on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat. Sharing a photo can go a long way in raising awareness and spreading the ECF’s message.
This campaign will reach more than a quarter of a billion people through influencers, celebrities, brands, and companies. Partners include the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, Snapchat, Edelman, W Hotels, The Clymb, Endangered Species Chocolate, among others.
We hope you will join us. Together we can help end the ivory crisis and keep nature wild.