Stories

Helping Communities To Coexist With Elephants

Following the successful launch of our Human-Elephant Coexistence (HEC) Toolbox on World Elephant Day last year, we embarked on a significant milestone this year by conducting our inaugural Toolbox Training of Trainers workshops in Tsavo, Kenya.

The Community That Lives With Elephants

On the edge of Kenya’s vast Tsavo West National Park lies Lake Jipe – one of the country’s most important wetlands and home to hippos, crocodiles and unique birdlife. But beyond its tranquil setting, this freshwater lake also holds a remarkable secret...

Unravelling the intricacies of wild elephant diets

Elephant dung, collected by Save the Elephants (STE) researchers almost two decades ago, has survived the test of time to play a key role in valuable new research about the intricacies of elephant diets. In 2001 study author Thure Cerling and...

Honouring and remembering a fallen colleague

Recently we were honored to attend the Royal Geographical Society in London to launch the inaugural Esmond B. Martin Royal Geographical Society Prize. The prize was established to honor the life and work of Esmond Bradley Martin - a much-missed...

On The Frontline

Protecting communities and elephants in a conflict hotspot Wilson Lelukumani in front of a community water tower protected from elephants ©Jane Wynyard Spare a thought for...

The Elephant in the Town

STE’s Head of Wildlife Security, Chris Leadismo, in northern Kenya. Photo: Jane Wynyard Our rapid response units are spending sleepless nights driving hungry and thirsty...

A tribute to two iconic friends

Sarara at STE’s research center in Samburu National Reserve © Jane Wynyard/Save the Elephants Our hearts are heavy at the deaths of Sarara and Yeager. For those...

Save The Elephants At CITES COP19 in Panama!

I was fortunate to be part of the Save the Elephants team that attended CITES (the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora) in Panama City in November 2022.  It was incredible to see all the different...