STE and Google Earth

STE and Google Earth

STE and Google Earth For a long time, conservation and technology evolved independently. Today, conservation has inextricable links with information technology, and innovative solutions to conservation problems now abound. STE’s ground-breaking collaboration with...
Orphans of Samburu

Orphans of Samburu

Orphans of Samburu The surge in poaching over the last several years and the drought of 2009 have left many elephant orphans and disrupted families in Samburu. Some orphans choose to remain with what is left of their disrupted groups, others leave their natal group to...
Tracking – Real Time Monitoring

Tracking – Real Time Monitoring

Tracking – Real Time Monitoring STE uses GPS-tracking equipment to understand elephant lives, decisions and needs. STE founder Iain Douglas-Hamilton was the first to track elephants using radio collars and STE remains at the forefront of tracking technology. The...
Elephant Accelerometers

Elephant Accelerometers

Elephant Accelerometers The smartphone revolution is bringing benefits for elephants. The proliferation of small, economical sensors for use in cellphones has allowed us to start using these sensitive devices to better understand – and protect – elephants....
Long Term Monitoring

Long Term Monitoring

Long Term Monitoring Over the last 15 years, the Samburu elephant population has become one of the best studied in the world. The 1000 or so elephants that use the reserves are recognized individually by the shape of their ears and tusks. Births, deaths and...
Corridors of Power

Corridors of Power

Corridors of Power The importance of coalitions and of those with expertise speaking out cannot be overstated. For while most of the killing of elephants takes place deep in the wilds of Africa the causes are global. Without a globe-spanning alliance, Africa’s wild...
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...
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...