Corals are known to be the most biodiverse marine environments in the world, with more species concentrated on these reefs per unit area than any other underwater ecosystem. Already vulnerable to the human impacts from fishing, pollution, and climate change, a new and far deadlier disease is emerging.
Legend parter organization Reteti was just involved in one of their most complex and dangerous rescues yet: A family of four elephants trapped in a community well. Now, Mother and her now-eldest calf are safely back in the wild with their local herd. As for her abandoned youngest - she is safe and sound at Reteti.
As a result of widespread ivory poaching, several elephant species throughout Africa have evolved to be tuskless. Today, nearly half of Mozambique's wild elephants are born tuskless, impacting the stability of not only elephant populations but entire ecosystems.
After losing his parents at just 13, Prince joined the Sierra Leone army as a child soldier. Today, he supports his siblings and works with Legend to provide clean drinking water access to local communities.
In 1974, Richard worked at the Karisoke Research Centre with Dian Fossey studying the behavior of mountain gorillas. This is where he met a silverback mountain gorilla named Digit. Read more about this heartbreaking and moving story.
Our partner, Mote Marine Laboratory teamed up with conservation superstars [Marine Connectivity Working Group] to finally establish an overdue '13 Rules of Thumb' when it comes to marine protected areas and conservation using ecological connectivity.
If there’s one thing the world needs to read more about right now, it’s heartwarming stories of love. And we’re here to bring you just that! Meet our Legend of the Month and find out how the Legend Bracelets are connected and intertwined with their I dos!