TAF – The Animal Fund was launched on December 10th, 2015.
Aspiring to inform and educate about the ocean and sea life’s deterioration and seeking to end dolphin and whale captivity and slaughter, the association has accomplished numerous achievements since then:

TAF projects and achievements in 2019

On going projets for 2019

  • Continuing of TAF Plastic Campaign abroad;
  • Recruit more members and important contacts outside and within the field;
  • Promote TAF’s mission and goals: at events, at schools, organisations & associations, in TV programs, in articles;
  • Opening of new offices abroad;
  • Launching specific overfishing and cosmetic campaigns;

Achievements in 2019

  • TAF held its first meeting and conference of 2019 including an impressive presentation from the “Calypso team” from ISN who has created their own ecological cosmetic products and a powerful engaging presentation from Peter Swazenski from IAEA  (January);
  • 4 classes and 115 young students were engaged in our educational work, and we thank the school for hosting us (January);
  • We thank the 50 enthusiastic children who were engaged in our educational games and got their well deserved diploma (January);
  • Another school class enjoyed our education about the endangered ocean and its marine life and we thank them for their engagement (February);
  • “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 (March);
  • TAF stand at Decathlon Monaco for promoting our sustainable bottles. Be plastic free – its the Key! (March);
  • TAF school work, 60 children more got informed of the endangered ocean via our educational games (March);
  • Whalethon. Run/Walk for the Ocean. (1K and 4K ) 400 participants and a good number to clean up the beach afterwards (March);
  • More than 110 attended our conference : “How to live a plastic free life” held at the yacht club Monaco during the Ocean week (March);
  • 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 to us (April);
  • Another 50 students got educated about the endangered ocean and its marine life and we thank them all for their engagement and enthusiasm (April);
  • 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);
  • 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);
  • 3 days at 3 different schools educating the children about the endangered ocean and what each of us can do to help (April, May);
  • Charity dinner for TAF organzied by our partner Edhec: Une Mer pour vos Enfans. We thank the great team for their generous donation of 900 euros during our partnership (May);
  • 2 days TAF stand at the International Semi-Marathon in Nice with over 8000 participants. “Nice Court 5K” was dedicated to TAF and we thank our partner Azur Sport Organization for their excellent support (May);
  • 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);
  • 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);
  • Partner visit to Saltwater Brewery. Their incredible edible sixpack rings are now being used worldwide (May);
  • Ocean Day clean up with 5 school classes and ville de Nice at the beaches in Nice (June);
  • TAF stand at ISN’s summer fete held the students (June);
  • More than 1300 children passed by our 7 stands and 12 educational games during the Monacology from the 12th to the 14th of June (June);
  • TAF held its first conference “How to live a Plastic free Live” in Cercle Munster, Luxembourg (June);
  • Creation of TAF’s Ocean friendly sunscreen : “Ocean Lovers” by Daniele de Winter TAF UK (June);
  • Visit to our ambassador in Wales Bas, wildlife and nature artist with future project to be accomplished (July);
  • TAF airline waste management campaign with aim to reduce their single use plastic (July);
  • TAF held another 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 (August);
  • TAF UK registration in place. Charity no: 1184860 TAF-THE ANIMAL FUND (UK) (August);
  • Update on Norwegian whaling from TAF’s trip to Norway (August);
  • TAF was honored to be invited as a panelist in Marseille for the “Day of the Mediterranean” by HDL (September);
  • TAF held another conference with impressive presentations from Heather Lounsbury and Clyde Menta covering the subjects “Veganism” and “5G” (September);
  • TAF UK held our first educational presentation for 150 young children in schools in London (September, October);
  • A substantial well attended beach clean up including games, refreshments and cakes was held in Menton (October);
  • TAF held another presentation at ISN about how to change into a plastic free life and what each of us can do to help. (October);
  • TAF was proud to be part of the Marathon Nice-Cannes with our educational stands. We thank the top organiser Azur Sport for introducing a more cup less marathon and a more sustainable event. (October/November);