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Written By: admin on July 12, 2014 One Comment
Update from Tanya in the Delta

Working on this leg of the project has given me a new appreciation for the incredible plant diversity here — not to mention how each species is used by wildlife and historically by humans alike

Written By: admin on October 16, 2013 One Comment
Oh, the stress of it all… Tanya explains

I’ve never been to Africa before, so stepping off of a tiny plane in the middle of the Okavango Delta absolutely astounded me. On the brief ride to the research camp…

Written By: admin on September 4, 2013 3 Comments
Re-introduced Abu Camp Elephant, Gika, has her first calf in the wild!

Over the years, the elephant programme has sensibly and delicately reintroduced eight African elephants into the Okavango Delta

Written By: admin on November 29, 2012 No Comment
Botswana Giraffe Research is well underway!

I have excitedly joined the EWB team in collaboration with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation and the University of New South Wales to undertake the first giraffe study in the region, giving insight into their ecological requirements and behaviour, and conservation status. Analysis of this data will form the basis of my PhD.

Written By: admin on July 23, 2012 No Comment
EWB’s Exciting, New Large Herbivore Research

Botswana government has realized that the fundamental key to effective wildlife conservation and management is long-term, science-based research, and thus has granted Elephants Without Borders (EWB) a research permit to study the population status and spatial ecology of large herbivores

Written By: admin on January 9, 2012 No Comment
Mthondo’s New Satellite Tracking Collar

Mthondo’s satellite signal had failed and the VHF component of his collar unit was transmitting intermittent signals, which means that the batteries in the unit were about to fail. So, there was an urgency to find him and replace his old collar.

Written By: admin on December 20, 2011 2 Comments
A new calf! Shireni Gives Birth at Abu Camp

Elephant “Shireni” gave birth calf to a healthy female, “Warona” the SeTswana name meaning ‘For Us’ at 22:05 on the 17th December. This happy moment overlaps with an ambitious new programme which is devoted to the highest standards in elephant welfare, scientific research and meaningful guest experiences.

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