Protecting wild animals while working with local communities and partners to raise awareness and change attitudes by mitigating human-wildlife conflict. Informing policies, to ensure a safe and thriving future for Kenya’s magnificent wildlife.
As the world’s longest-running study of wild African elephants, research from the project continues to provide valuable insights into the behaviour, intelligence, social structure and communication of African elephants.
Protecting Mount Kenya’s unique ecosystem of forests and Afroalpine moorlands, and the wildlife they contain. Working with local communities to minimise human-wildlife conflict, develop education programmes and create an elephant ‘corridor’ between Mount Kenya's forest and the Ngare Ndare forest reserve after the original area was taken over by agriculture.
Tracking and monitoring lions; deploying de-snaring teams and working with communities to nurture tolerance and implement mitigation measures to reduce human-wildlife conflict.
To reduce conflict (loss of livestock and retaliatory killings of lions) and promote co-existence between humans and carnivores. Construction of ‘Smart Bomas’, is a cost-effective approach to protecting livestock from predation at night.