Dedicated to creating a peaceful future for elephants in Southern Tanzania, and beyond

A day in the life of an elephant researcher

Photos and text by Penny Banham                   My name is Penny Banham. I recently completed my MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management at the University of Oxford. Currently, I am collaborating with STEP on a study exploring the home ranges of elephants…

Tafiti mpya inayodhihirisha ni kwa sababu gani tembo wanakula mazao

  Maria Mbata, Frank Lihwa na Josephine Smit Lengo muhimu la uhifadhi ni kujaribu kuhakikisha kuwa binadamu na wanyamapori wanaweza kuishi pamoja. Hii ni muhimu wakati unapokuja kuwazungumzia tembo, ambao kihistoria wanaishi na wanasafiri nje ya mazingira ya uhifadhi. Moja ya changamoto ya mshikamano baina ya binadamu na tembo ni…

What camera traps tell us about elephants eating crops

  By Josephine Smit An important conservation goal is to try and ensure that people and wildlife can coexist. This is especially important when it comes to elephants, whose large home ranges and long distance movements take them outside of protected areas. One of the major challenges to coexistence is the…

STEP in 2015: Our Year in Review

Click on the photos to find out more about our activities in 2015

Maandamano ya Tembo, Iringa

Paulo Mndeme na Jose Kidibule STEP wakishirikiana na wadau mbalimbali kwenye miji 137 duniani, tulifanya maandamano yaliyofanyika kitaifa mjini Iringa mnamo tarehe 4/10/2014. Maandamano haya yalipangwa na Wildlife Connection na yalihudhuriwa na watu zaidi ya mia tatu wakiwemo wa Tanzania na wageni kutoka nchi mbalimbali. Lengo la maandamano ni kuishawishi…