New paper has been published in Endangered Species Research

Our New paper has been published in Endangered Species Research: Soltis, J., Wilson, R.P., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Vollrath, F., King, L.E., Savage, A. (2012) Accelerometers in collars identify behavioral states in captive African elephants Loxodonta africana. Endangered Species Research, Vol 18: 255-263 View our new paper on our Publications page.

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Rickshaw elephant

News from Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka

Greetings from Uda Walawe National Park in Sri Lanka! We have had the most extraordinarily interesting few days in Sri Lanka since arriving last saturday. We spent the weekend exploring Colombo, visiting some vibrant parts of the city, including the city beach of Mount Lavinia which was really lovely and full of sunday families enjoying the sea and stunning weather. On Monday our colleague and one of the donors for…

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St Andrews Prize 2013

Dr Lucy King wins the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2013

An innovative project developed from the behavioural discovery that honey bees can be used as a natural deterrent to crop raiding elephants, has won this year’s St Andrews Prize for the Environment. At a ceremony in the University of St Andrews today, Dr Lucy King was presented with the winning prize of $100,000 USD. Lucy says: ‘I am delighted with this win. The recognition and financial support will enable us…

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Saba Douglas-Hamilton, Lucy and Jane Goodall FFNA Award ceremony

Dr Lucy King wins The Future for Nature Award 2013

Three talented young nature conservationists, Samia Saif (Bangladesh), Rudi H. Putra (Indonesia) and Lucy King (Kenya), received the Future for Nature Award 2013 in Burgers’ Zoo, the Netherlands, on Friday 22 February 2013. Each of the winners also received prize money of 50,000 euro’s to continue their work. Dr Jane Goodall presented the prizes in front of an audience of more than 500 invited guests. Read more on the Awards…

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