As human population and development expands, the world’s wild spaces are disappearing. Elephants, tigers, whales and most other large wildlife species customarily travel each year, through spaces vast enough to enable them to adapt to changing seasons and maintain healthy populations.

If we want a world in which there is a place for wild animals, then as we create development plans for people, we must also preserve critical habitat for wildlife—in protected areas like national parks, through safe migration corridors between protected areas, and by building ecologically sustainable human communities.

IFAW’s habitat projects seek to protect critical habitats for endangered wildlife while at the same time improving the lives of human communities living closest to wildlife.

Saving Amboseli’s Elephants

Protecting Tiger Habitat in Russia and India

Securing Marine Sanctuaries and Safety for Whales

Researching Elephant Habitat Use

Creating safe passages for Indian Elephants

Keep Wild Animals Wild Program

Go wild with IFAW's lesson plans on wildlife for K-8!

The Keep Wild Animals Wild lesson plans, videos and worksheets explore what makes an animal wild, why we need to keep wild animals wild and how we can help protect wild animals from the threat of wildlife trade.

You will find these and a wealth of other free, multi-lingual educational resources from IFAW’s Animal Action Education program via the regional links to your left.

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