Our Approach

While MEP was originally focused on combating elephant poaching, we foresaw that human-elephant conflict and habitat loss would be the long-term threat to elephants.

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"Mara Elephant Project is a conservation project, so our main focus is elephants and we’re broadening those horizons now to include elephant habitat, the environment and some of the other issue’s elephants are facing as we look to a long-term strategy for elephant protection."

Director of Research and Conservation Dr. Jake Wall
Our approach of monitor, evaluate and protect works when used in collaboration with key partners.