Month: April 2018

Month: April 2018

IN THE NEWS: New Study Reveals Biodiversity Declines In Every Region of the World

Galyna Andrushko/ Four assessment reports written by 550 leading experts from over 100 countries as a result of three years worth of work were released in late March focusing on four regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services. The four regions covered were America, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, and Africa. These reports were approved by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). What these a… Continue reading.

Indianapolis Elementary School Raises $2,000 for MEP

  As we’ve previously mentioned on the MEP Matters blog, an elementary school in Indianapolis, IN was raising money for Mara Elephant Project through a yearly project called Global Marketplace. Crooked Creek Elementary School is in the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township, one of only six International Baccalaureate (IB) public school districts in the country that offers IB programs grades K-12.     IB elementary schools like Crooked Creek teach their childre… Continue reading.

MEP March Report

To say that the Mara is wet, would be an understatement. The rains definitely came early to the Mara in March and they wanted to be heard! This created many very tricky transportation situations for our MEP rangers; however, the wildlife is extremely happy! MEP Monthly Report March 2018 MEP had a pet baby elephant for a day when we responded to a call from a camp that a baby elephant had been recovered from the overflowing Mara River and needed help. After providing care for the baby (picture… Continue reading.