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Mep Arrest with firearms

Mara Elephant Project’s August to September Report

MEP Monthly Report June to July 2016 Mara Elephant Project’s August and September report recorded a drop (3) in elephant deaths since last month (5), which is always good news; however, the increase in conflict outside of conservancies is upsetting. MEP and Kenya Wildlife Service combined their elephant mortality records for September bringing the total to 31 elephant carcasses. Several of MEP’s collared elephants moved outside of the conservancies in August and September, and we are … Continue reading.
Aoife and James with Marc

My Time Visiting MEP by Aoife

Aoife and her boyfriend James were visiting the Mara from Ireland and had the opportunity to visit MEP HQ in Kenya while staying at its partner, Richard’s Camp.   Here are Aoife’s thoughts on her time in the Mara. Having never been anywhere remotely similar to the Mara I didn’t really know what to expect. Travelling from Ireland to somewhere so far away and different was an exciting opportunity for me to invest my time in the conservation efforts of MEP and learn about the com… Continue reading.
Carl Jones

Meet The 2016 Indy Prize Winner

Professor Carl Jones is the Winner of the world’s leading award for animal conservation, The Indianapolis Prize. He’s being recognized this year for his major victories in saving an animal species from extinction and joins the ranks of past Indy Prize winners who are some of the most accomplished conservationists on Earth. As the 2016 Indianapolis Prize Winner, Jones, Chief Scientist of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and Scientific Director of the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, … Continue reading.