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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 May 11, 2013 One 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 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 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.

Written By: admin on June 25, 2011 No Comment
Aerial Survey Presentation held in Maun

This event was to be the first presentation given in a line of others, as EWB disseminates the survey and analysis results publicly in order to provide vital information on trends of wildlife populations and the issues which have influenced their trends

Written By: admin on July 27, 2010 No Comment
Elephant Range Expansion Study update

The elephant range in Botswana has expanded by 65%, during the last 15 years. Using our aerial survey and telemetry data from 55 collared elephants we estimate the current elephant range in northern Botswana to be…

Written By: admin on September 13, 2009 3 Comments
Season of Fires

Southern Africa is burning, areas in Namibia, Zambia, Angola and Botswana are up in flames. The region is now subject to some of the highest levels of biomass burning in the world… our collared elephants moved in relation to the fires.

Written By: admin on July 12, 2009 No Comment
Albino sighting of a different breed… a Lechwe!

we saw a flash of white that made us blink more than twice. We could not believe what we were seeing! Right in front of us, crossing our path, was a fully grown, female,albino lechwe!

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