STE and Google Earth

STE and Google Earth

STE and Google Earth For a long time, conservation and technology evolved independently. Today, conservation has inextricable links with information technology, and innovative solutions to conservation problems now abound. STE’s ground-breaking collaboration with...
Orphans of Samburu

Orphans of Samburu

Orphans of Samburu The surge in poaching over the last several years and the drought of 2009 have left many elephant orphans and disrupted families in Samburu. Some orphans choose to remain with what is left of their disrupted groups, others leave their natal group to...
Tracking – Real Time Monitoring

Tracking – Real Time Monitoring

Tracking – Real Time Monitoring STE uses GPS-tracking equipment to understand elephant lives, decisions and needs. STE founder Iain Douglas-Hamilton was the first to track elephants using radio collars and STE remains at the forefront of tracking technology. The...
Elephant Accelerometers

Elephant Accelerometers

Elephant Accelerometers The smartphone revolution is bringing benefits for elephants. The proliferation of small, economical sensors for use in cellphones has allowed us to start using these sensitive devices to better understand – and protect – elephants....
Long Term Monitoring

Long Term Monitoring

Long Term Monitoring Over the last 15 years, the Samburu elephant population has become one of the best studied in the world. The 1000 or so elephants that use the reserves are recognized individually by the shape of their ears and tusks. Births, deaths and...