Dr. Chase weighs in with Facts

“Arguments for lifting the ban are unsound” published in the Mmegi Friday 06 July 2018 On the 21 June 2018, some of Botswana’s Members of Parliament adopted a motion to lift the elephant hunting ban. They cited the following reasons for this decision:  An apparent increase in the elephant population Human wildlife conflict  Less benefits […]

Botswana Elephant Sanctuary!

We’re excited to share some big news happening at EWB! Over several months late last year, in partnership with Botswana’s Dept of Wildlife & National Parks, we adopted three orphaned elephant calves – Moleo, Tuli, and Panda. Each required special and significant care, be it from bush fire burns, dehydration, or malnourishment. We’re happy to […]

Appreciation and Hope for Elephants

As the festive season is underway, our team at Elephants Without Borders would like to take this opportunity to briefly reflect on 2017 and provide our gratitude for your support throughout the year.  This year, as we continue with our elephant and wildlife monitoring research programme, following the herds, monitoring elephants throughout Botswana from Chobe to […]

Hippo Research Update

Latest addition to the EWB team is Victoria Inman, PhD candidate from the University of New South Wales, conducting her research on hippos! A species that is rarely studied and as hippos are declining dramatically across the Continent, her research will provide vital information on the species in hopes to add positive information to help […]

African Bush Fire & the Elephant

The African Bushfire and the Elephant has received wonderful reviews and recently been selected as Dr. Toy’s “10 Best Socially Responsible Products of 2017” and as “100 Best Children’s Products of 2017!”  We are very proud to be working with Sylvia Medina, founder of the Green Kids Club, author to dozens of International children’s books. […]

EWB’s latest Scientific Publications

We are pleased to be able to share two EWB’s co-authored, peer-reviewed scientific papers that have recently been published this last month, please see the abstracts and links here. Our research strives to provide proper information based on data to the decision makers on wildlife conservation efforts across the Continent. To access other scientific publications, […]

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 […]