For the past seven years Zambian conservation organisation Game Rangers International (GRI) has been working alongside the Zambia Wildlife Authority to protect the country’s outstandingly diverse array of wildlife.
Originally funded to protect threatened elephant populations in Kafue National Park, GRI has since significantly expanded its reach and vision to encompass not only law-enforcement and anti-poaching, but also community outreach and education, research and policy, anti-trafficking and animal welfare too.
The organisation takes a holistic approach to conservation and development, firmly believing that the key to sustainable and longterm use of Zambia’s abundant natural wealth is best achieved by the full participation of its citizens in managing these internationally important ecosystems.
Such areas not only contain a diversity of wildlife—they are also important cultural resources, providing opportunities for tourism, education and research, contributing to the socio-economic well-being of the surrounding local communities and Zambia as a whole.
Love Nature's Camp Zambia is currently making two films with GRI, focusing on its Elephant Orphanage Project, which is involved in rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing orphaned elephants back into the wild.