Elephant Matters

Doutzen Knot on my planet


On September 9, in honor of the start of fashion week in NYC, Save The Elephants embarked on a very special international initiative to save elephants. It’s called #KnotOnMyPlanet and MEP, as a supporter of Save the Elephants, would love for you to know more about it. As seen in the promotional film #KnotOnMyPlanet pays homage to the elephant’s famous memory, and encourages the world to pledge to never forget elephants by tying knots, sharing them on social media and donating to… Continue reading.

MEP & USAID Partnership

Mara Elephant Project and the PREPARED Project have been working together in the Maasai Mara to decrease elephant poaching; lower conflict between farmers and elephants; better understand the extent of elephant rangelands and how they are changing. HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE REPORT READ THE FULL REPORT HERE   MEP was supported by PREPARED in May to conduct asset training for 21 Pardamat and Olkineyi rangers. The training focused on using specific assets, which the rangers need when working alo… Continue reading.
Large Herd of Eles

Why Spatial Planning Is Essential

There is literally a War of Space occurring in the Mara as the Mays Entertainment short film suggests. Mara Elephant Project, WWF, Narok County government and conservancies in Kenya all agree that space is limited and essential to both elephant and human well being, and therefore, at a premium. On one side is the wild animals that need vast amounts of space to roam, especially keystone species like elephants. These animals will roam large amounts of land to carve out territories to find food… Continue reading.