TAF Events

Upcoming Events

All year 2020 – Educational work

TAF intervenes in schools, in many organisations and at events. If you like to volunteer please send us an email to: info@theanimalfund.net

July 2020 - TAF educational stands

TAF is hosting stands in varies towns – to check out our locations, please follow us on social media. 

September 2nd, 2020 - Boat trip in the Mediterranean for the winners of our competition

2 x 22 winners will be boarding Santo-Sospir for a half day trip to discover the Mediterranean and its wildlife. 

September 16th and 23rd, 2020 - Educational stands

More information to follow. 

September 20st, 2020 - Beach and Ocean clean up

More information will follow. To sign up please email info@theanimalfund.net

October, 2020 - TAF conferece and events, London

We are hosting seminars and events during the month of October in London. More information will follow 

November 16th, 2020 - TAF @ Club Vivanovas gala

To participate, please check out Club Vivanova

November 29th, 2020 - WHALETHON 2nd edition

TAF and our ambassador Paula Radcliffe are inviting you to run or walk for the Ocean. To sign up : info@theanimalfund.net

Last events

June, 2020 - Art Competition

The 44 best drawings and videos have been chosen and we thank very much all the participants for their engagement and enthusiasm.

June 8th, 2020 - Ocean Day

TAF was cleaning beach with our partner Les Amis des Musée Oceanographic.

May, 2020 - Participating in the Fête du Musée's

TAF was proud to be participating in the virtual Fête du Musée by producing a video of "Party without plastic".

March 12th, 2020 – School education

Another 25 school children got informed about the endangered ocean and its marine life and we were happy to see the advanced consciousness by the children.

March 9th, 2020 – School education

TAF ‘s main aim is education and we informed another 50 new students. We were pleased to be see the increased focus on protecting the marine life and the ocean in the school.

March 3rd, 2020 – Educational school work

TAF is always happy to see the development of school children’s knowledge on marine life after our invention.

February 22nd, 2020 – Clean up St-Laurent-du-Var

A huge amount of rubbish was collected by our many TAF volunteers and Marriott Hotel at the natural site for the migrated birds. We thank all participants for their commitment and support.

February 4th, 2020 – TAF conference at Club Soroptimist Nice

TAF held its presentation : “Commet vivre sans plastique” for the Club Soroptimist Nice and thank all the kind members and supporters for their warm welcome and participation.

January 30th, 2020 – TAF Conference and meeting

TAF hosted a full packed conference with 6 speakers and interesting topics covering our results from our airline and cosmetic campaigns, trip to Japan and its captivity and massacre, the dolphins’ and whales’ message to us and finally the animal extinction following the bushfires in Australia.

January 25th, 2020 – Street clean Portobello road, London

TAF hosted its first street clean in London, Portobello road and thank all the participants for their support and attendance. Our collaborator and our meeting point Zero waste shop “Liberté Chérie” was a great way to introduce plastic alternatives.

January 24th, 2020 – Presentation at the university LSE, London

TAF held a presentation at the university LSE London and we look forward to future collaboration. We thank LSE for welcoming us and Angelo and Swann for their excellent contribution and presentation.

2019

8 -12 December, 2019 – WMMC world marine mammals conference

TAF was pleased to be among the more than 2600 participants and to increase knowledge and to collaborate with like-minded people. Topics covering climate change, extinction, change of habitat, pollution, overfishing, population, polar ecology, health, anatomy, acoustics, communication, conservation and much more.

7th December, 2019 – Donation at Blue Coast Brewing

TAF was very honored to be chosen as the charity for the tombola hosted by beer company Blue Coast Brewing, talented wild life ocean photographer Greg Lecoeur, eco clothing company Woldshaper and Artis FABEN and we thank them all for their support and commitment to save the ocean. The funds will used to a common clean up project in 2020.

6th December, 2019 – Stand at ISN’s winterfete

TAF was honered to host a stand at ISN’s winterfete and thank our friends at the school and student Anfisa for her great help and support.

5th December, 2019 – TAF christmas party​

We thank all the lovely 75 guests who joined and contributed to our Christmas party and to our tombola. We were spoiled to have many excellent prizes and thank our many donors for their gifts and support. Please find the list on our social media.

December 3rd, 2019 – Conference at ISM

TAF held a presentation for the philanthropy and environmental division at ISM and we thank all for their engagement and commitment.

November 30th, 2019 – Stand at “Rencontres Humains & Cétacés en Méditerranée”

TAF took part of the second edition of “Rencontres Humains et Cétacés” in Parc Phoenix in Nice, organised by GIS3M. We thank all who visited us at our educational stand. A well organised two days full program by GIS3M.

November 7-22nd, 2019 – TAF trip to Japan

Research into whaling, captivity and environmental topics in Japan. Reports and film are found under the section: Dolphins; Japan-Taiji dolphin drives.

November 20th, 2019 – TAF stand during the European waste week

During the European waste reduction week, TAF was among the 12 organisations who held an educational stand in Nice.

October 31st to November 3rd, 2019 – Stand at Marathon Nice -Cannes

TAF thank all the participants for your engagement in our educational games during the days leading up to the successful marathon, which for the first time went cup-less. Thank you to the top organiser Azur sport for introducing alternatives to plastic cups and for your commitment to a sustainable marathon.

17th October, 2019 – School presentation ISN

It was great to see the students engagement in the environmental issues TAF presented today and we thank them and ISN for welcoming us once more and for your ongoing support. A special warm thank you to Marion Tissier who always helps us in our mission to increase awareness of the endangered ocean.

October 13th , 2019 – Beach and Ocean clean up

A HUGE thank you to the more than 100 participants who joined our beach clean up. Thank you to our volunteers, to Sciencespo and a special warm thank you to our sponsors: Maison du Citron, Inky bar, Laloue pâtissier, Jean Luc Pelé and Edwige café. Thank you also to ville de Menton and the press for their ongoing support. A profond appreciation to Sancta Devota and 2pm Personalizes Portfolio Management for their collaboration and donation.

October 1st, 2019 – School work UK

TAF UK held its first school presentations in UK with 150 young engaged and enthusiastic children. We thank the school and our volunteers for their great help.

September 25th, 2019 – TAF Conference

TAF held a well attended conference including presentations of veganism by Heather Lounsbury and 5G by Clyde Menta. We thank all 71 attendees who joined our conference for your engagement and enthusiasm.

September 23rd, 2019 – A day for the Ocean, Marseille

A huge thank you to HLD for inviting TAF as panelist and for gathering so many interesting environmental organisations. A super well organized day filled with lots of promising projects to protect and save the ocean.

August 1st, 2019 – TAF educational stand in Nice

Education is essential! TAF held yesterday an educational stand in Nice, France where also UNICEF and Eau d’ azur were present. Our goal is to engage the public to use tap water and sustainable Eco bottles like TAF bottles instead of plastic bottles.

July, 2019 – TAF airline waste management campaign

TAF is interviewing all European airlines with aim to reduce their single use plastic. We have encouraged the airports to implement water fountains and end the selling of plastic bottles. The result of our campaign will be published later this year.

July 1st, 2019 – TAF Ambassador visit

Visit to our ambassador in Wales Bas Evans, wildlife and nature artist. Future project to be accomplished.

June 20th, 2019 – Conference Luxembourg

TAF held its first conference “How to live a Plastic free Live” in Cercle Munster, Luxembourg. There is an increasing interest from the government to implement alternatives and we were pleased to visit the zero waste shop Ouni where lots of packaging free items can be found.

June 12-14th, 2019 – TAF stands MC

TAF informed more than 1300 children through our educational games during monacology from June 12th to 14th. We had 7 stands and 12 games explaining how each of us can make a change to save our ocean heroes and ourselves.

June 7, 2019 – Ocean clean up

TAF celebrated Ocean Day with Ville de Nice and 5 school classes cleaning up the beaches in Nice. The children got informed via TAF educational quizzes and a demonstration from the clean up boat.

June 7, 2019 – TAF stand at ISN

We thank the students of ISN Nice, France who held a stand to collect money for TAF.

May 14th, 2019 – Edible sixpack rings

Partner visit to Saltwater Brevery. Their incredible edible sixpack rings are now being used worldwide.

May 13th, 2019 – 4ocean

TAF visited for the second time 4ocean who now have 3 cleaning operation offices ; USA, Bali, and Haiti. 4.4 million pounds of trash has of today been removed from the ocean.

May 11th, 2019 – Ecoplaza Holland

TAF visited for the 4th time Ecoplaza Holland. More than 1421 plastic free products are now in store and their aim is still to replace all articles to plastic free packaging.

May 9th, 2019 – Educational school work

27 students got informed about the whales and dolphins importance to humans and why we must protect them by for example only watching them in their natural habitat and by implementing a plastic free life.

May 3rd to 5th, 2019 – Stand at Nice Semi-Marathon International

A successful event with over 8000 participants at Nice Semi-Marathon International where TAF held a educational stand. We also thank all who ran the “Nice court 5K ” dedicated to TAF and thank our partner Azur sport organisation for their great support.

May 2nd, 2019 – Educational school work

Another 50 10-year-old students were made aware of the endangered ocean and its marine life and how we must protect it.

May 2nd, 2019 – Edhec charity dinner for TAF

Edhec Association Une Mer pour vos Enfants held a charity dinner for TAF in Nice. A successful and joyful evening after 6 months of partnership.

April 30th, 2019 – Educational school work

TAF once again had the pleasure of informing 50 students about how each of us can bring positive change to a clean and healthy ocean.

April 29th, 2019 – Educational school work

2 school classes more (50 students) got educated about the endangered ocean and its marine life. We were pleased to see the positive feed back and look forward to further teamwork.

April 27th, 2019 – TAF conference at La Fête du Musée océanographique

TAF held a presentation: The Ocean heroes and a plastic free life during “La Fête du Musée océanographique” in Monaco. Approximately 4000 attended the museum during the day.

April 25th, 2019 – TAF conference and meeting

TAF held another conference with excellent presentations from 2 EDHEC associations MerSea and Une Mer pour vos Enfants, SMA and Au gramme pres. We also thank MerSea for their generous donation of 600 euros and their support to save our ocean.

April 25th, 2019 – Educational school work

TAF once again had the pleasure of informing 50 students about how each of us can bring positive change to a clean and healthy ocean.

April 6th, 2019 – Gala at Fairmont Hotel

TAF was among the two charities of the Club Vivanova Gala event at Fairmont Hotel. We thank very much all the generous donors and club Vivanova for the funds provided to us.

March 27th, 2019 – TAF presentation: How to live a plastic-free life!

TAF held a well attended fruitful presentation on the Ocean Heroes’ immense importance to humans and how we can protect them by living a plastic free life. We thank Prince Albert foundation and the Yacht Club for hosting us during this important ocean week in Monaco.

March 23rd, 2019 – Whalethon : Run or Walk For The Ocean

A HUGE thank you to all who joined us for our Run/Walk for the Ocean. 400 participants and a good number were beach cleaning afterwards. It was a lovely sunny day with optimism, enthusiasm and willpower to make this a successful event where all got together with a common goal to protect the ocean.

March 14th, 2019 – TAF school work

Children and education are essential and TOP priorities in our mission to make environmental changes! Thanks to our great volunteers we reach many schools and we thank the school for welcoming us and the children for their enthusiasm and engagement.

March 9th, 2019 – TAF stand at Decathlon

We thank Decathlon Monaco for their support in having us promoting our sustainable bottles. Be plastic free – its the Key!

March 7th, 2019 – TAF presentation at Ladies Luncheon at Columbus Hotel

“How can the ocean and the whales have an impact on your health?” We thank Be Here Now Ladies Luncheon for hosting us and for everyone’s participation and engagement.

February 28th, 2019 – Educational work

Another school class enjoyed our educational games about the endangered ocean and its marine life and we thank them for their engagement.

January 31th, 2019 – School work

We thank the 50 enthusiastic children who were engaged in our educational games and got their well deserved diploma.

January 25th, 2019 – School work

4 classes and 115 young students were engaged in our educational work. It was a true pleasure to work with the school in RCM where the children were motivated and already very knowledgeable.

2018

January 24th, 2019 – TAF meeting

TAF held its first meeting of 2019 with the highest number of attendees. We thank the Calypso team from ISN for an excellent presentation of their ecologic non-animal tested cosmetics and we thank Peter Swarzenski from IAEA for a engaging powerful presentation.

December 10th, 2018 – Partner with “Une Mer pour nos enfant’ ; EDHEC university:

TAF has partnered up with the association in EDHEC university: Une mer pour nos enfants. Many future projects has been planned for 2019.

December 8th, 2018 – Winterfete

We thank ISN which hold a TAF stand at their annual winterfete and collected funds for TAF.

December 6th, 2018 – Christmas party

TAF held its 3rd fun Christmas party including great prizes from many organisations and individuals. We thank all so much for your generous support and the many guests and members who joined us.

November 21-25, 2018 – Research trip to Norway

Research of Norway’s whaling industry and booming whale watching industry. Sad to experience that the northern population still consume whale meat and that a part of the government want to continue and even increase whaling. The whale watching industry is exploding and has no guidelines.

November 15th -16th, 2018 – TAF stands at NFL

We had some great educational days at No Finish Line in Monaco. An immense event where we thank NFL for hosting us and our great volunteers for their continuously support and enthusiasm.

November 7th, 2018 – TAF conference

TAF held its 17th meeting and thanks the many of you who joined us. A special thank you to animal communicator: Joy Fromental and international underwater model and freediver: AngeliKa Furstler for their inspiring presentations.

October 31st, 2018, Presentation of TAF at CREM Monaco

TAF thanks CREM and all who joined our presentation about the endangered Ocean and its precious marine life.

October 21st, 2018 – After summer Beach Clean-up

We had a great day with over 80 super volunteers who helped us to clean up the beach in Menton. Thank you to you all and ville de Menton for your great support.

October 10th, 2018 – Partner with Diving 2000

TAF is happy to present our new partner DIVING 2000 Denmark who does an incredible job cleaning up the Danish harbors. Well done to them and we look forward to many great projects together.

October 2018 – Ongoing school work and presentations

Enthusiasm and good co-operations from students at ISN, France. TAF thanks the professor and school for their collaboration.

September 26th, 2018 – TAF meeting and conference

TAF held its 16th meeting and conference where our cosmetic group held an excellent presentation including which TOP brands to avoid due to their use of animal ingredients and animal testing.

September 15th, 2018 – Visit to the Manatee Lagoon center

Visit to the Manatee Lagoon center in Florida. Research of the endangered species and the effect of the red tide in Florida.

September 14th, 2018 – visit to turtle rescue centers

Visit and new contacts in Loggerhead Marinelife center and Gumbo Limbo nature center Florida; both great turtle rescue centers.

September 12th, 2018 – Visit and collaboration with 4ocean Florida

TAF visited the amazing company 4ocean in Florida. A great company with a clear vision: By purchasing a 4ocean bracelet, you will remove one pound of trash from the ocean & coastlines.

September 8th, 2018 – Partner with Saltwater Brewery

TAF is proud to announce its new partner : Saltwater Brewery in Florida. A Fantastic brewery with a unique invention; edible six-pack rings, a brand-new approach to sustainable beer packaging. We thank for your great support and contribution to a more plastic free planet!

August 1st, 2018 – Partnership with EQVITA

It’s a great honor and pleasure to introduce our new partner EQVITA vegan restaurant (created by Novak Djokovic and his wife). We are looking forward to many exiting projects together and thank manager Sara Biglieri for her amazing work and support.

July 16th, 2018 – NETTO supermarket chain in Fyn, DK; deposit on plastic bags

TAF visited several of the branches of NETTO supermarket in Fyn Dk which in April introduced deposit on plastic bags. What are the results until now? The effect so far is little, which is why TAF suggests a much higher price on the plastic bags or even better - a complete stop for plastic bags.

June 11-15th, 2018 – TAF stands at Monacology

TAF presented during 5 days at Monacology with its educational stands/games. More than 1500 children enjoyed and learned about how to replace plastic and the importance of recycling and reducing plastic.

June 2018 – World Ocean Day

#WorldOceansDay celebration, TAF held a well attended ocean and beach clean -up in Nice, France. A huge amount of trash was collected, and we thank all who participated for their great help.

May 20th, 2018 – TAF Plastic Campaign at the beach in Nice

TAF held its 2nd plastic campaign against the plastic bottle. A fun and informative educational day around ocean protection and plastic pollution at the beach in Nice. TAF team thanks all participants and ville de Nice for their great engagement and support.

May 9th, 2018 – TAF conference

Presentation by a student from Leiden University. Subjects covered : Ocean, Energy, Sustainability and Fisheries management.

April 4th, 2018 – TAF presentation and Cocktail at Club 39 Monaco

We thank Club THIRTY NINE Monaco for a successful evening, the participants for joining us and our volunteers for their help.

March 26th, 2018 – Conference about the Amazon and its marine life

TAF held an interesting and informative presentation of The Amazon and its pink dolphins by Marine biology researcher Dr. Alexandra Zeiner (TAF ambassador).

March 11th , 2018 – Menton Beach Clean-up

Tons of trash was collected and many passing by got aware of the importance of not to throw or leave trash behind ! THANKS again to all volenteers.

March 10th, 2018 – Charity gala evening

TAF was among the 3 charities presented. We thank very much Club Vivanova, our supporters for your contribution and the Art of Bas for his donation of 3 magnificent paintings to TAF.

March 9th, 2018 – TAF attended the conference “Plant for the Planet”

Over 400 enthusiastic young students from all over the world were gathered to create awareness of the importance of our trees and what each individual can do to help.

March 3rd, 2018 – TAF visited the world’s first plastic free supermarket “EcoPlaza” in Amsterdam.

It was very impressive to see the aisles and many products, almost 700 products, in non-plastic packaging. Ecoplaza will soon introduce all products free of plastic packaging in their other shops around Holland. A great example to follow for all other supermarkets in the world!

January 18th, 2018 – TAF Meeting

TAF held another fruitful and well-presented meeting on Thursday 18th January. and thanks very much everyone who joined for their enthusiasm and engagement.

January 14th, 2018 – Back to Nature - Stars n’ Bars Monaco

An afternoon with nature for explorers of all ages. Fun games featuring a closer look at the world of insects and plant life as well as the animal kingdom on land and sea.

2017

December 2017 – Swim with Dolphins in Mauritius…

12 boats – 365 days a year – 3 times a day surround the dolphins who come to rest …… no rules, no guidelines, no respect! A huge business… TAF’s new representative to look into the huge dolphin industry and the islands plastic distribution!

December 15th, 2017 – ISN Winter Fete

TAF stand by school volunteers who did an excellent job creating awareness about our endangered ocean.

November 16th, 2017 – Great event at No Finish Line

TAF thanks all the super volunteers and the top organizers at No Finish Line for a great event. We saw an impressive interest from all and had a well educational day for kids and adults.

November 1st, 2017 – Dolphin watch at Fort Pierce, Florida

Sustainable dolphin watch with “only” 2 boats out : http://dolphinwatchboattours.com/

October 31st, 2017 – Great invention from Saltwater Brewery which is ready to go!

TAF visited Saltwater Brewery who has invented edible sustainable six pack rings.

October 22nd, 2017 – Whales importance to humans

An informative afternoon with talks about plastic pollution as well as turtle talk by Dr. Aleksandre and a guided whale meditation by Beverley Holt.

September 14th, 2017 – Ocean Clean-up on Paddle board/Kayak

TAF had a great day on the water picking up lots of trash in the water and at the beach.

August 23rd, 2017 – A visit to Monterey bay and British Columbia

How does the whale watching industry works here and are the magnificent Humpbacks, Orcas, Blue whales in danger?

August 3rd, 2017 – TAF Beach Clean-up

Cap d’Ail beach got cleaned by TAF volunteers. 95% of the trash found were cigarette butts!

July 12th, 2017 – Studying Harbour porpoise in Denmark

The harbour porpoise is smaller than the other porpoises, 1.9 m long and approx. 76 kg (females heavier).

July 10th, 2017 – Ambassador work/visit in DK

Great to see students who lives for the animals welfare.

June 28th, 2017 – Beach picnic- informative meeting

A fun, cosy and informative evening for members and supporters.

June 14th, 2017 – Iceland

4 days educational trip for TAF members. We studied whales behavior, whale watching, codes and ethics, whaling industry research and more.

June 6th, 2017 – 4 days environmental workshops at Monacology

Educational games, quiz and fun teaching the children about the marine life’s importance to humans.

June 8th, 2017 – TAF World Ocean Day

A day on Paddle board and Kayak while picking up trash. Thanks to the 35 volunteers who did a great job !

May 14th, 2017 – La Journée Bien-etre des Animaux / Pet Wellness

An interesting afternoon at STARS’N’BARS

May 13th, 2017 – Scuba Event

Event organised by EDHEC group Marm’eau. Presentation by TAF.

May 11th, 2017 – TAF meeting

TAF thanks the engaging speakers and enthusiastic members and supporters.

May 11th, 2017 – School presentation

Presentation in ISN about the dolphins and whales importance to humanity.

April 29th, 2017 – 31st Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society

TAF attended the conference. A huge program filled with engaging topics,

April 27th, 2017 – Attending international conference MC

La connaissance des oceans au service du developpement durable.

April 25th, 2017 – Partner: Sea, Save and Share

TAF thanks Sea, Save and Share for excellent team work and donation.

April 25th, 2017 – TAF conference

In collaboration with Edhec group Sea, Save and Share.

April 13th, 2017 – TAF presentation

Donation dinner organised by TAF partner Marm’eau, Edhec University.

April 9th, 2017 – University partner work

A fun and educational boat trip for children organised by our partner Edhec group ” La main a la patte.”

April 1st, 2017 – TAF plastic campaign “La Bouteille”

TAF's first organised campaign against the plastic bottle in collaboration with CSAM/Ecole Bleu- Piere Frolla and team.

March 19th, 2017 – Whale meditation

Talks about plastic pollution, whales importance to humans and meditation at Cannes Beach.

March 11th, 2017 – TAF speaking at the prestigious Club Vivanno gala evening

TAF was among the three charities at the Gala evening and thanks our supporters for their contribution and donation.

March 10th, 2017 – TAF at ISN – plastic pollution awareness

Three classes joined TAF’s presentation about the ocean’s pollution and what it does to our marine life and to humanity.

March 6th, 2017 – TAF interview with Ethic Radio

http://www.radioethic.com/podcasts/taf-pour-sauver-les-dauphins-et-les-baleines

March 3rd, 2017 – New university partner

TAF partner up with Edhec group “La main a la Patte”.

March 1st, 2017 – New university partner

TAF partner up with EDHEC group “Marm’eau”.

Februay 6th, 2017 – TAF interview

We thank Radio CHIK for their support.

February 2nd, 2017 – Partner up with EDHEC university group “Sea, Save and Share”

TAF teams up with different groups to create more awareness about the endangered ocean.

January 25th, 2017 – TAF Luxembourg

Licence achieved for starting our work in Luxembourg.

January 23rd, 2017 – Presentation of the importance of whales

Informing students about the danger of the ongoing pollution, overfishing, sonar testing and it’s effect on the ocean, marine life and on humans.

2016

December 3rd, 2016 – TAF’s stand at ISN winter fete

The commitment of young students to save the ocean and it’s marine life.

November 29th, 2016 – Whale Meditation

To raise our vibration and intentions towards the protection and care for the sea and its marine life.

November 26th, 2017 – La Nuit des Association

TAF received a medal at La Nuit des Association's 10 years celebration.

November 17th, 2016 – IAEA visit

TAF’s visit to IAEA-EL – Environment Laboratories.

November 1st, 2016 – Beach cleaning in Florida

Clean up in Delray beach, Florida 31/10-1/11 2016.

October 28th, 2016 – Saltwater Brewery in Florida and its amazing invention

TAF’s first visit to Saltwater Brewery in Florida who has created edible six-pack rings.

October 20th, 2016 – TAF stand at the World Championship in rowing in Monaco, 20-23 October 2016

TAF had an educational stand during three days at the world championship in rowing. TAF thanks all the great volunteers who helped.

October 13th, 2016 – ISN donation

Baking sale by students at ISN.

July 9th, 2016 – Aquarium in Kerteminde, DK

Reported on the captive harbor porpoises.

May 25th, 2016 – Stand at world peace Luxembourg

TAF attended with a promotional stand at the World Peace Foundation conference in Luxembourg.

March 1st, 2016 – Presentations in schools in France and Monaco: April, May, June 2016

TAF held several presentations in schools and universities during April, May and June in France and Monaco.

2015

TAF 2nd Inuguration January 2016

TAF held another inuguration to obtain new members.

TAF 1st inuguration December 10th, 2015

TAF held its first well attended inauguration in Monaco on December 10th, 2015.