Organisations I like who do good work (in alphabetical order):

Amboseli Trust for Elephants
run by elephant legend, Cynthia Moss, this organisation knows every elephant by name and family in Amboseli NP, Kenya

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
the legendary elephant and rhino orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya run by Daphne Sheldrick, her daughter Angela and their amazing team of dedicated keepers

Earth Hour
the world's largest environmental social movement (and I'm married to one of the founders!)

Elephant Pepper Development Trust, Africa
the organisation that started chilli-based elephant deterrent projects across Africa

Elephants Without Borders
great organisation in Botswana monitoring elephant movements across southern Africa run by Dr Mike Chase and Kelly Landen

Kathrin Longhurst
my awesome website designer!

Save the Elephants
elephant conservation organisation in the Samburu, Kenya, run by one of my heroes, Iain Douglas-Hamilton

Save Valley Conservancy, Zimbabwe
the largest private wildlife conservancy in southern Africa & includes Humani, where I first started my African journey
currently my fave photographer (check out his pics in my latest book "Planet Elephant")!

The Big Life Foundation
awesome anti-poaching organisation based in Kenya, run by Richard Bonham and photographer, Nick Brandt

the global wildlife trade monitoring network

Turgwe Hippo Trust, Zimbabwe
run by hippo conservationist and my old mate Karen Paolillo - she's been protecting a pod of hippos in the Save Valley Conservancy for decades and you can help by sponsoring a hippo

Wilderness Safaris
One of the best safari companies in Africa - doing it's bit for communities and conservation

Wildlife Trust of India
responsible for many conservation projects in India, including the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) which rehabilitates baby elephants and other animals for return to the wild

WWF International
a great source of information on species conservation worldwide

My fave authors:

Frank Coates
writer of great African novels & supporter of many charities supporting Africa

Lawrence Anthony
author of the best selling "The Elephant Whisperer" & "The Last Rhino"

Peter Allison
just hilarious stories of a wildlife guide in Africa

Sally Henderson
my old mate and a brilliant author of African non-fiction based in Tassie

Tony Park
Australia's Wilbur Smith and all round nice guy who gets to live in Africa for half the year