Month: April 2020

Month: April 2020

MEP’s EarthRanger One Year Later

After joining Mara Elephant Project as the director of research and conservation in January 2019, Dr. Jake Wall immediately set out to implement more reliable data collection procedures and streamline reporting for the organization. As of April 2019, all of MEP’s datasets now reside within a cutting-edge system co-developed by Jake, Save the Elephants and Vulcan Inc., called EarthRanger. Jake is one of the original architects of EarthRanger, which streamlines conservation data processing by… Continue reading.

MEP Helps The Maa Trust Distribute Food

The food package assembly line at The Maa Trust. The Sidekick Foundation, Inc. is Mara Elephant Project’s core funder in the United States and they also support The Maa Trust in their work to ensure the success of conservation through sustainable community development in the Maasai Mara ecosystem. The Sidekick Foundation focuses on the protection of wildlife in Kenya through their support of MEP but is also invested in seeing the communities that live alongside wildlife thrive. The rapid a… Continue reading.

Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day

Today, we celebrate 50 years of Earth Day and no theme is more appropriate for Earth Day 2020 than climate action. Climate change represents the biggest challenge to our collective future globally and impacts every aspect of how the natural world operates. During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are on track to have the lowest year for carbon emissions ever, which has restored clean air and water to heavily populated locations around the world. While a silver lining of the pandemic, the… Continue reading.