Elephants and Bees

Elephants and Bees

Elephants and Bees The Elephants and Bees Project is an innovative study using an in-depth understanding of elephant behaviour to reduce damage from crop-raiding elephants using their instinctive avoidance of African honey bees. The project explores the use of novel...
Geo-Fencing

Geo-Fencing

Geo-Fencing A text message just came in to a local farmer’s phone: Mountain Bull at Ngare Ndare Pass. Geofence break time: 0945hr, Geofence position break Estimated Latitude: 1.168867, Estimated Longitude: 37.581724. This seemingly dry text message had powerful...
The Human Footprint Project

The Human Footprint Project

The Human Footprint Project Kenya’s north is changing fast. Development is already encroaching on the reserves where STE’s research centre is based. Many new lodges have sprung up within the reserves, while a newly-built highway is attracting ribbons of development on...
Wildlife Corridors

Wildlife Corridors

Wildlife Corridors Since 2006, Save the Elephants has been able to deploy a GSM collar on a well-known bull called Mountain Bull. Before he was poached in 2014, he had been monitored for 8 years and we had watched him “streak” over 40 times, crossing between Borana...
Living with Elephants

Living with Elephants

Living with Elephants Finding ways of preventing this is key to developing a more tolerant relationship between elephants and man. As a pioneer in tracking and GPS technology, STE began by trying to deal with known notorious elephants, changing their habits one at a...
Landuse Planning

Landuse Planning

Landuse Planning Somewhere beyond the sea, a train has knocked down another elephant. It seems remote, and we can wrongly presume that this will only ever be a problem of mega-populations like India, but as development waves ripple across Kenya, we must plan for...
HEC Toolbox

HEC Toolbox

HEC Toolbox We do not want to loose sight of perhaps the most significant issue for elephants today across Africa, that of an increasing human population, climate change and an ever-increasing fragmentation of wildlife areas. This is going to be one of the hardest...