Filmmaker Patricia Sims is the director and co-founder of World Elephant Day, an annual global awareness campaign launched on August 12, 2012.

The issues facing elephants are complex and require the collaboration of individuals, organizations, and leaders around the world. There are many elephant conservation organizations you can support, who are working on the ground to find solutions. Over 100 wildlife organizations and countless individuals worldwide participate in World Elephant Day every year.

Find out what you can do to save elephants from extinction at