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World Female Ranger Award 2022

Saturday, 3rd Dec 22

The World Female Ranger Award 2022 recipient is Purnima Devi Barman, Founder of Hargila Army, India. Our pioneering World Female Ranger Award gives international recognition to a female wildlife ranger who has shown exemplary service and commitment to conservation.

New Patrol Vehicle for The Black Mambas!

Sunday, 17th Jul 22

We have recently purchased a vehicle for The Black Mambas, Africa’s first all-female ranger team, based in the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa, in partnership with the Derek Moore Foundation.

LIVE on BBC Radio Solent

Wednesday, 29th Jun 22

We love having a good natter with BBC Radio Solent! Listen to World Female Ranger Week Founder Holly Budge talking about all things female rangers and falling out of aeroplanes over Everest!

LIVE on BBC Radio Sussex & Surrey

Wednesday, 29th Jun 22

Did you know How Many Elephants NGO was born in Sussex whilst founder Holly Budge was studying for a Master's in Sustainable Design! Check out Holly's interview on BBC Radio Sussex & Surrey, talking about the impact of World Female Ranger Week.

5 women leading the way in conservation

Wednesday, 29th Jun 22

Set up by non-profit organisation How Many Elephants, the awareness week highlights the crucial work female rangers do to protect wildlife, uplift communities and empower women...

LIVE on BBC Radio Oxford!

Tuesday, 28th Jun 22

Check out our LIVE interview on BBC Radio Oxford with World Female Ranger Week Founder, Holly Budge.

It's World Female Ranger Week

Tuesday, 28th Jun 22

This week is World Female Ranger Week, which supports female rangers across the globe as they fight to protect our planet's precious wildlife.

LIVE on Africa Hub!

Tuesday, 28th Jun 22

We were joined on Africa Hub by Holly Budge, world-renowned speaker, adventurer and conservationist, who took us on an inspiring journey to the front line of wildlife conservation in Africa. Holly was joined by two incredible female rangers, who shared their inspiring and often emotional stories!

News Central TV with Black Mamba Ranger!

Friday, 24th Jun 22

Our guests on News Central TV are Holly Budge, Founder of World Female Ranger Week and Felicia Letang, a Black Mamba Ranger from South Africa.

LIVE on Times Radio!

Thursday, 23rd Jun 22

Check out our LIVE interview on Times Radio with Holly Budge talking about her work with female rangers and her NGO, How Many Elephants.

LIVE on BBC Womans Hour!

Thursday, 23rd Jun 22

Check out our LIVE interview on BBC Woman's Hour with World Female Ranger Week Founder, Holly Budge, and Purnima Barman, Founder of the Hargila Army.

The Black Mambas: The Unarmed Mothers of...

Monday, 30th May 22

The Black Mambas: The Unarmed Mothers of the Bush Words: Angela Fedele. Image: Julia Gunther. Beneath the searing sun, in a South African nature reserve, a rhino, horn intact, can safely drink from a waterhole because it’s been tested for poisoning. A herd of elephants can take their daily walk, relishing the vegetation and plants free of snares or metal wires. While the nearby lion looks onto a passing vehicle, with women inside, perhaps with a knowing that they too are protecting his pride. These heroic rangers are The Black Mambas –an all-female anti-poaching unit in South Africa.

Hear about the female rangers and their mission to save wildlife.