Elephants and Bees

Elephants and Bees

Elephants and Bees The Elephants and Bees Project is an innovative study using an in-depth understanding of elephant behaviour to reduce damage from crop-raiding elephants using their instinctive avoidance of African honey bees. The project explores the use of novel...
Geo-Fencing

Geo-Fencing

Geo-Fencing A text message just came in to a local farmer’s phone: Mountain Bull at Ngare Ndare Pass. Geofence break time: 0945hr, Geofence position break Estimated Latitude: 1.168867, Estimated Longitude: 37.581724. This seemingly dry text message had powerful...
Elephant Communication

Elephant Communication

Elephant Communication: The Power of Rumbles Over millions of years of evolution, African savannah elephants have developed complex communication capabilities, producing vocalizations with low fundamental frequencies that can travel over long distances. Recent studies...
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....
Wildlife Corridors

Wildlife Corridors

Wildlife Corridors Since 2006, Save the Elephants has been able to deploy a GSM collar on a well-known bull called Mountain Bull. Before he was poached in 2014, he had been monitored for 8 years and we had watched him “streak” over 40 times, crossing between Borana...