World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day was created to honor elephants, to spread awareness about the critical threats they are facing, and to support positive solutions that will help ensure their survival. It was established in 2012 by the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation and Patricia Sims - the President and Founder or the World Elephant Society.

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed the African Forest Elephant as "Critically Endangered", and the African savanna elephant as "Endangered". This follows dramatic population declines due to poaching for ivory and loss of habitat. According to recent assessments, total population of African elephants (forest and savannah) have fallen by over 90% in the last century and Asian elephants by 50% in the same timeframe. An estimated 415,000 African elephants remain in the wild today and approximately 40,000 Asiatic elephants.

Celebrate the day by enjoying the following collection of artwork by AFC members. Many are for sale with a portion of proceeds pledged to conservation.

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Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Chantal Dupuis | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Chantal Dupuis
Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Marie Kirkwood | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Marie C. Kirkwood
Add Artwork | Wallhanging by Betsy Popp | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Betsy Popp
 | Wallhanging by Christine Das | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Christine Das
 | Wallhanging by Ken Wallin | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Ken Wallin
 | Wallhanging by Douglass Lockyer | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Douglass Leigh Lockyer
 | Wallhanging by Ken Wallin | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Ken Wallin
 | Wallhanging by Ken Wallin | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Ken Wallin
 | Wallhanging by Ken Wallin | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Ken Wallin
 | Wallhanging by Taylor Frost | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Taylor Victoria Frost
Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Rosana Venturini | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Rosana Venturini
Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Geraldine Simmons | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Geraldine Simmons
 | Wallhanging by Christine Das | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Christine Das
Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Christine Das | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Christine Das
Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Christine Das | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Christine Das
Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Christine Das | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Christine Das
 | Wallhanging by Christine Das | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Christine Das
Edit Artwork | Sculpture by Douglas Aja | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Douglas Aja

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 | Wallhanging by Denise Monaghan | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Denise Monaghan
Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Charlotte Williams | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Charlotte Williams
Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Aga.Elliott | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Aga Elliott
 | Wallhanging by Sailev | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Simon Levasseur
Edit Artwork | Wallhanging by Rosana Venturini | Artists for Conservation
Artist: Rosana Venturini

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