Once there were thousands of migrating Gourma Desert Elephants in Mali. Now there are fewer than 400. Around the world people help to save them.
Mali’s Desert Elephants are baraka—a blessing to the people and environment. But drought, militant violence, poachers, expanding herds and farms, and encroaching human settlement threaten the elephants’ survival.
This article is in JOURNEY TO MALI, March 2020, FACES magazine.