Stories

Wildlife and Climate Change

There is a strong link between global warming and the distribution and survival of animal and plant species. Droughts and floods have the ability of wiping out entire populations of animals and spreading alien species to various areas and...

Of Mothers and Their Calves

This is Willow and her daughter, she is the newest addition to the Hardwoods family. She is always by her mother’s side. Whenever she is stuck in mud in the many swamps in Samburu andBuffalo springs national reserves, Willow is always there to...

Elephants as keystone species:

Elephants are the real Kings of the African Savanna. Yes, they have no natural predator but that is not what makes them King.Elephants shape the landscape by uprooting and felling trees. Without this the African savanna would be a forest or worse, a...

Doutzen & GLAMOUR to Save the Elephants!

Some of fashion's biggest names and brands have coming together in what is one of the biggest social media campaigns of the year, which launched on September 9th! We've got the wonderful folk at Glamour behind it and out front leading the...

Celebrating the triumph of an Elephant Scholar

Eleven years ago, a very bright Samburu boy from Oldonyiro, was lucky to be among the few students who were identified and enrolled to the Save the Elephants/Elephant Watch Scholarship Program. It has been an awe-inspiring journey for everyone here...

Elephant Crisis Fund Interim Report 2016

While there are some early signs of hope for the future of Africa’s elephants, they are still facing a crisis. The high price of ivory continues to attract the attention of organized crime syndicates, inciting corruption and poaching that are...

Matt Gets the Royal Treatment

Born around 1971, Matt has been known to Save the Elephants (STE) researchers since the early years of our Samburu Elephant project. Back then he was among the youngest of the mature bulls. Today he is one of the oldest and largest elephants left in...

Celebrate World Elephant Day

Save The Elephants' 2016 limited edition T-Shirt series is out! Following the runaway success of the 2014 and 2015 designs we've had lots of enquires about this year's version, so here it is. Don't miss out!This one we've named 'Make Way for...

Broken Ear Club

Floppy-eared Frida of the Artists 2 family is an orphan who will always have a special place in my heart. Frida’s mother died during treatment for a bullet wound when she was only 6 years old. Perhaps it was her very broken left ear, draped...