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The Amboseli Trust for Elephants aims to ensure the long-term conservation and welfare of Africa’s elephants in the context of human needs and pressures through scientific research, training, community outreach and public awareness. 

What's New

June 2007: New web site
With the help of donors and designers, we have been working hard to update the form and content of our site. We aim to get more information out to you faster, and also to provide more opportunity for feedback and interaction. We have implemented a Content Management System as both an internal workspace for collaborating scientists and a place where the whole research team can provide news from Amboseli.
Amboseli elephant research staff spearhead a dramatic elephant rescue. Read more ...
A plague of rats in Amboseli? Assaults to the ecosystem come in all sizes. Read more ...
Find all the latest information about Amboseli and the elephants. Read more ...


Jan 2007: Giving thru purchasing at iGive:
Jan 2007: 2006 Project Report
July 2006: Thanking our generous donors
June 2006: Board of Directors
May 2006: Lynn Chase Wildlife Foundation Holds Amboseli Bash
May 2006: Celebrating Elephants with Cynthia Moss at the Oakland Zoo
Jan 2006: Statement on Elephant Culling We, the undersigned, comprise a group of elephant researchers working together to study elephants and promote their conservation and welfare. Our combined experience represents over 200 years of work with free-ranging, wild African elephants. We are acknowledged leading experts in the field. It is our considered opinion that killing elephants to reduce local population density (‘culling’) is unnecessary, unimaginative and inhumane. Culling is also, in most situations, either ineffective or retrogressive in achieving ecosystem management objectives. ...Click here for the full report  
Dec 2005: 2005 Annual Report: Amboseli Trust for Elephants and Amboseli Elephant Research Project Report for 2005. Please read this import update on Amboseli National Park, news of the elephants, research projects, outreach and training, and advocacy. ...Click here for the full report  
Dec 2005: Amboseli Geographic Information System Activities and Progress: The application of GIS – Geographic Information System – tools continues to provide new and interesting ways of looking at the long-term data of the Amboseli Elephant Research Project. Thanks to generous support from ESRI (systems, software and data model development), the National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration (operational funds), the Vienna Zoological Garden (aerial survey) and the US Geological Survey's Goddard Space Flight Center (satellite data), a sound basis has been built for mapping, analyzing and planning for elephant and ecosystem conservation at the Amboseli ecosystem in southern Kenya. GIS analysis continues to support a number of work areas like aerial survey, time-series of changes in elephant distribution with ecological conditions and social status, ecosystem data collection and landuse planning, and vegetation change mapping. ... Click here for the complete report

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For More Information

Scope and Objectives: the long-term objectives of the Trust
Background: the plight of Africa's elephants
Amboseli Elephant Research Project: Cynthia Moss's elephant research and conservation in Kenya
The Amboseli Trust for Elephants: how the Trust will fund research and conservation efforts
Kilimanjaro Climb for Elephants: Watch this spot for news of the next exciting Kilimanjaro Climb for Elephants
News: Recent news about African Elephants, the Amboseli Elephant Research Project, and Cynthia Moss
News Archive: Information from the years 2000 to 2005
How can I help?: Ensure a future for Africa's elephants
Resources: Useful links to Web resources about wildlife conservation, elephants, and Africa
Store: Support the Trust by making all your (book, music, video, etc.) purchases here.
Cynthia Moss: Find out more about Cynthia Moss. Including her books and videos.
Circus Statement by Amboseli Scientists
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