Taking Stock

Taking Stock

Taking Stock National ivory stockpile destruction unique sends an important and clear message that a nation is not tolerant of wildlife crime that threatens to wipe out the African elephant. Highly-publicized national stockpile destructions have the possible benefit...
Judging Wildlife

Judging Wildlife

Judging Wildlife On the 9th of April 2013, Uhuru Kenyatta became Kenya’s first president to take on poaching in his inaugural address. “My fellow Kenyans,” he said, “Poaching and the destruction of our environment has no future in this country. The responsibility to...
Turning Poachers into Gamekeepers

Turning Poachers into Gamekeepers

Turning Poachers into Gamekeepers Guns and boots on the ground are undoubtedly important in the battle against poaching, but wild elephants use areas too large for rangers to effectively patrol. It is crucial therefore, for locals to be defenders of wildlife, and reap...
The Mara Elephant Project

The Mara Elephant Project

The Mara Elephant Project Even in one of the world’s best-known national parks, elephants are in peril. The Mara Elephant Project (MEP) is a two-pronged project, which aims to better understand and protect the elephants of the Mara- Serengeti ecosystem. The research...
Anti-Poaching

Anti-Poaching

Anti-Poaching Every year, Save the Elephants adds to the protection program as the threats to elephants evolve [and fester]. Beginning with our specialty, GMS collaring and tracking, STE continues to improve on tracking technology which not only tells us how fast...
Stop Demand

Stop Demand

Stop Demand At the heart of the trade is the appetite of consumers, many of who do not know they are killing elephants to fuel their love for jewelry. Our job then is to find innovative ways to grab their attention and spread the message. What better start to a...
Anti-Trafficking

Anti-Trafficking

Anti-Trafficking By the end of 2012, the elephant crisis had climbed high on the agenda internationally, but Kenya still suffered from a woeful lack of political will. Penalties for poachers and traffickers were low to the point of insignificance and tales of rotten...
Elephant Crisis Fund

Elephant Crisis Fund

Elephant Crisis Fund Africa’s elephants could disappear from much of the wild within a generation.  Three years in and the impact of our Elephant Crisis Fund, run jointly with the Wildlife Conservation Network, is being felt across Africa and in nations where...
Tsavo Aerial Defence

Tsavo Aerial Defence

Tsavo Aerial Defence Tsavo Conservation Area is about the size of Belize. Combined, the Tsavo East and West National Parks along with the ranches that serve as wildlife dispersal areas cover 16,000 square miles (42,000 square kilometres). Largely roadless, Tsavo...