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...
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...
The Desert Elephants of Mali

The Desert Elephants of Mali

The Desert Elephants of Mali Satellite tracking of elephants living near Timbuktu has revealed the secret of their survival in the savage conditions of Mali’s desert. Through the tracking data from collared elephants, STE have found that the elephants of Africa’s...
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...
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...