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Written By: admin on July 12, 2014 No 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 March 31, 2014 4 Comments
Deterrence: a remedy for saving elephants from poaching?

Whether deterrence will work or not depends greatly on two factors: the level and the certainty of punishment.

Written By: admin on October 21, 2013 No Comment
Mike McMillan Nature Fund

…when two much younger bulls waltzed over and pushed their way into the center of the pan. One in particular, completely ignoring the dominant older bulls, splashed about in the mud to cool himself off…

Written By: admin on October 16, 2013 3 Comments
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 September 1, 2013 2 Comments
Its crunch time for southern Africa’s elephants.  By Ian Michler

What lessons have we learnt from the previous poaching crisis and the attempts to regulate trade in ivory?

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 May 11, 2013 No Comment
The “Hot Boys” are Back

Could the rising temperatures of climate change be affecting elephants’ choice of habitat and possibly their daily movements?

Written By: admin on January 29, 2013 2 Comments
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 January 3, 2013 One Comment
Zebra Without Borders

Further research and time might reveal this dispersal to possibly be the longest transboundary mammal migration in southern Africa.

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