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Mara Elephant Project

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Protecting elephants to conserve the greater Mara ecosystem

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The international demand for ivory from elephant tusks is growing. As more elephants die poaching becomes an even more profitable business. Poaching and increasing levels of human-elephant conflict threaten the elephant population in the Mara as human development continues to expand into the traditional elephant rangelands.

Poaching
Diminishing Space

We save and protect the African elephant population in the Mara by combatting the ruthless operations of poachers and fostering positive human-elephant relations.

Elephant Tracking
Anti-Poaching Patrols & Rapid Response Units
Human-Elephant Conflict Management
Welcome to MEP’s New Website
Welcome to the new and improved www.maraelephantproject.org. This website is a culmination of months of work to bring you the best representation of what Mara Elephant Project (MEP) is doing to fulfill our mission. This will become a great place to visit regularly for updates on MEP activities, new findings and current happenings around the Mara. We want this website to represent the challenges MEP faces on a daily basis so you can celebrate the wins with us but also see the great losses we … Continue reading.
His Divine Holiness Supports MEP
On January 7 Mara Elephant Project had a very special visitor, His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj, the spiritual leader of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, a worldwide center for spiritual, cultural and social welfare. His Divine Holiness was in town to visit the sects headquarters in Kenya and as part of his trip visited the Mara River Safari Lodge in Maasai Mara. During his time in the Mara, MEP was asked to visit him and he was so impressed with MEP’s… Continue reading.
Supporting MEP