Nothing Short of a Miracle… Elephant Rescue

On the evening of Sep. 4th Elephants Without Borders (EWB) received a call from Dept. of Wildlife & National Parks (DWNP) Problem Animal Control (PAC) about a young elephant that had fallen into a well and was asking for EWB’s assistance to help attend to the problem. Immediately, Kelly called wildlife veterinarian Dr. Larry Patterson […]

Walk for Eco-Literacy Environmental Campaign

“Empowering Future Leaders Today, for a Healthier World Tomorrow!” Last week, we hit the pavement (literally) on a campaign to promote environmental practices across Chobe District, the Walk for Eco-Literacy, was organized by Ducere Foundation and Elephants Without Borders in partnership with Chobe Regional Educational offices, under the Ministry of Basic Education. Objectives of the Walk for Eco-Literacy: […]

Collaring in the CKGR

The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) covers a large section of central Botswana and is classified as a semi-arid desert, void of surface water for most of the year, an environment hostile to most creatures not adapted to a hot, dry climate. The landscape is dominated by grasslands, home to wildlife such as giraffes, cheetahs, […]

“Naledi…” is now on Netflix!

Now playing on Netflix! Watch the trailer here:  Naledi tells the incredible story of a baby elephant born into a rescue camp in the wilderness of Botswana. Born on an incredibly starry summer night in 2013, Naledi (which means ‘star’ in Setswana) was orphaned just six weeks later when her mother died. This meant that […]

The Ultimate Power Nap! new publication in Plos One

  Article Source: “The ultimate power nap: Researchers use ‘Fitbits’ to track elephant sleep in the wild.”  ScienceDaily, 2 March 2017 <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170302115731.htm>. Materials provided by University of the Witwatersrand.  Behavioral studies of elephant sleep in zoos record that they sleep around four hours per day and can sleep standing up or lying down — but how much do they […]

Chobe District Environmental Fair 2016

As part of Elephants Without Borders ongoing community education and wildlife co-existence program we worked with the Chobe District’s Regional Education Department, and coordinator Irene Nkwalale, by hosting “Chobe Regional Bot 50 Environmental Education & Sustainable Development Fair 2016.” It was timed to coincide with EWB’s “We are Proud of our Natural Heritage” parade, Kasane’s participation […]

Community: Pride in Wildlife Heritage Parade

Every year, EWB promotes the International Global March for Elephants, Rhinos, and Lions (and all wildlife,) organizing one specifically for our community. This year it was held on Sep. 24th, which was a perfect time to show our pride and support as it was only days before Botswana’s 50th Independence! However, our parade has a slight twist to accommodate how the […]

GEC Results in the NEWS

The results of the Great Elephant Census are out and had a far reaching arm throughout the international media. We are grateful to all the writers, correspondents, editors and publishers that showed interest to share this news, in hopes that the messages will stimulate interest and support to help the cause and plight of the […]

Dr. Chase’s passion behind the GEC

Dr. Mike Chase, principal investigator for the Great Elephant Census, shares how the largest pan-Africa survey came to be and how he hopes this data will save Africa’s savanna elephants. Learn more on our page About the GEC results and also at the site Great Elephant Census

GEC results announced at World Conservation Congress

EWB is proud to be attending the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) being held in Honolulu Hawaii, Sep 1-10, as the results of the Great Elephant Census results on the continental survey will be revealed! Making an impact by working together: At the World Conservation Congress, every 4 years, several thousand leaders and decision makers from […]