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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 August 17, 2012 No Comment
Elephant range intro for Jason

This is truly a special place, where wildlife still permeates the human matrix as animals travel back and forth between Chobe’s waterfront resources

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 May 29, 2012 No Comment
EWB & University of Puget Sound, Field School Expedition

The respect for raw beauty and power that was demanded by the wildlife at Chobe National Park caught many of us off-guard, and we now feel as though we truly understand…

Written By: admin on March 30, 2012 One Comment
EWB and the KAZA-TFCA

He said if we could secure large tracts of habitat for elephants and promote the ideal that communities could mutually benefit living with wildlife, then we would be securing a healthy environment for all: elephants, wildlife and people.

Written By: admin on March 12, 2012 One Comment
Chobe Forest Reserves Surveys Completed

A complex mosaic of forests, national parks, agricultural fields, grazing lands and human settlements interspersed with diverse natural communities poses significant challenges for conservation in the Chobe district. Within this mosaic, the FRs are important habitats for threatened and endangered wildlife species such as eland, roan, and sable.

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 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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