Drones will soon monitor elephants in Africa

Drones will soon monitor elephants and other wild animals in Africa. Scientists recently completed one of the first unmanned aerial surveys of wildlife in Africa, which could one day lead to endangered animal protection and poacher prevention. The survey was completed in Burkina Faso’s Nazinga Game Ranch. Among other things, drones also offer a security […]

New study on early life care in African elephants

New study on early life care in African elephants. An African elephants mother’s ability to feed and care for her calf has “long-lasting consequences” into adulthood, the study suggests. Like in humans, we add. Researchers identified a link between the quality of maternal care in the first two years of a calf’s life and reduced […]

Elephants are not Diamonds

Elephants are not Diamonds. Katarzyna Nowak, Joyce Poole, Cynthia Moss and their colleagues reignite the debate on whether a regulated legal trade in ivory can ever be a mechanism advantageous to elephant conservation. “…We also urge CITES to be more widely inclusive of a variety of stakeholders, including those who are anti-trade or middle-of-the-road (and […]

Is it the end of elephants? The Jane goodall’s campaign

Is it the end of elephants? Experts fear they may in time be wiped out. Jane Goodall’s campaign to raise awareness about ivory poaching is to launch this year and she has appealed to David Attenborough for help. “The situation is desperate. It’s a worldwide war that we need to help fight”, says Goodall. More […]

New BBC/Discovery Documentary on Elephants

The secret lives of Africa’s giants. A new landmark documentary by BBC/Discovery on once secret activities undertaken by elephants and rhinos. The subtle aspects to these huge animals’ personalities intrigue the most. Individual African bush elephants have distinct personalities, consistently displaying four distinct personality types; being fearful, sociable, aggressive or effective, a effective elephant being […]

Vanishing corridors: trying to keep elephants on the move across Tanzania

One of the biggest challenges for big African wildlife like elephants, lions and buffalo is movement across native habitat that is increasingly being encroached on by humans. Animals find their movement restricted by roads, fences, and property boundaries which fragment the landscape. Without safe, smart, and well-maintained corridors between designated wildlife areas, animals can get […]

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