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Written By: admin on August 7, 2016 No Comment
Meet the EWB team: Samantha Garvin

I am here to research the decision-making process around human-wildlife interactions, looking at the policies and interviewing decision-makers to see how they see the challenges and benefits of living with wildlife.

Written By: admin on May 19, 2013 No Comment
Jen’s Experience w EWB

Jennifer Halstead spent the last month volunteering as a research assistant to the “human and elephant co-existant” project, here’s what she had to say about her first experiences in Botswana and with EWB

Written By: admin on January 29, 2013 One Comment
Community Conservation: Weaving & Leading

This project will contribute a gendered view to discussions of the local impacts of community conservation, which have all but been ignored to this point. In addition to being important for local women and their livelihoods, these considerations are also crucial as transfrontier conservation initiatives such as the KAZA TFCA

Written By: admin on October 31, 2012 3 Comments
Training to be an aerial observer

Tempe Adams has joined the Elephants Without Borders team to investigate human-elephant interaction in northern Botswana for her PhD project

Written By: admin on February 1, 2012 One Comment
The terrible ill-fate of Bemwo

Much to our despair, that afternoon, we received a call that they found 3 bull elephants that had been shot with their tusks missing; at the exact location we had given them.

Written By: admin on March 15, 2011 No Comment
Tracking Mary

Through the tall grasses we could barely make out the massive bodies of elephants up ahead. We tried to scan their backs to take note of the satellite unit on Mary, but we could not identify her. A large female with a calf detected us, “strangers”, in the brush. She perked her head and ears up as she moved forward to investigate.

Written By: admin on January 28, 2011 No Comment
Anxiety over Cavalier

there is concern when elephants are so close to farms and villages. Human-elephant conflict incidences are on the rise, especially this time of year when crops are ready to be harvested. So for the last couple of months, we have been sitting on pins and needles

Written By: admin on November 19, 2010 No Comment
The Bushmen call it Mongongo

The Bushmen of the Kalahari call it the Mongongo.. observations noted with pleasure, are areas where the diminishing Mongongo Tree has managed to survive, flourish and are in full, glorious bloom.

Written By: admin on August 24, 2010 No Comment
Evening in an Elephant Corridor

With a shake of her massive head, she quickly moved around the vehicle, leading another 30 elephants behind her. Dust filled our nostrils, ears and eyes, but we kept them wide-open, anxiously looking through the haze for more. We realized we weren’t on the edge of the corridor, we were right in the middle of it!

Written By: admin on July 8, 2010 One Comment
Okavango Panhandle aerial survey 2010

The Okavango panhandle is a unique area… a system where wildlife, in particular elephants, and people struggle to live within a confined area.The purpose of the survey is to answer pertinent questions as to the area’s population of elephants, their growth rate, their limited movements, an insight to human-elephant conflict in the region, and to potentially be able to put forward various management options to relieve elephant compression and their conflict with people.

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