• Where Are You?

    Teasing out the secret of hidden vocalizations – location, location, location.

    January 28, 2018
  • Tools of the Trade

    Technology is allowing us to monitor whole landscapes – and the voices of earth.

    January 20, 2018
  • The Idea

    so thick that only small parts of an elephant family can move around in a group, but the moms and daughters, separated by considerable distance, synchronize their movements by listening for one another’s calls. Katy imagined studying these hidden behaviors…

    January 18, 2018
  • The Future

    Thinking really BIG – dreams and challenges.

    January 28, 2018
  • Night Gallery

    A previously hidden part of elephant’s lives emerges from the darkness.

    May 16, 2017
  • Help Us Save Forest ElephantsJanuary 6, 2018
  • Elephants & Guns


    Passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) is clearly one of the best methods to measure the intensity of illegal hunting in protected areas. Although in many areas hunting pressure is frighteningly high, actual gunshots are still relatively rare, making…

    January 28, 2018
  • Elephant Tails

    Very long term studies are rare in all branches of science because they are hard to fund and to staff. But only such studies can give us insights into many population-level events and the unique strategies and behaviors expressed by…

    February 27, 2019
  • Ecology

    (Above) A typical extended social grouping of forest elephants: A mature female with three dependent offspring accompanied by her oldest daughter (last on the right) and the daughter’s calf. Once they reach their 20s, female forest elephants give birth about…

    April 28, 2017