Researcher Believe They Know What Caused Mass Elephant Deaths in Botswana

One of the stories we’ve been following closely over the past few months has been the confounding mystery surrounding the mass die-off of dozens of elephants in Botswana. Eventually, the death toll rose to more than 300 of the creatures, which sent alarm bells off amongst conservationists. While the sheer number of dead elephants was concerning, … Read more

Zimbabwe Investigating Mysterious Death of 11 Elephants Too

For the past few months we’ve been following the ongoing investigation in Botswana surrounding the mysterious deaths of more than 350 elephants. The large number of those deaths has been concerning of course, but more importantly it is the unexplained nature of the fatalities that has made them so concerning. To date, there has yet … Read more

Video: Akashinga—The Brave All-Female Rangers Protecting Africa’s Wildlife

Zimbabwe has a secret weapon when it comes to protecting its precious wildlife. That weapon is an all-female group of rangers who have been trained by former Australian special forces operatives These women are tough, dedicated, and ready to take on all challenges when it comes to dealing with poachers. In this short documentary—produced by … Read more

Researchers Further Narrow Down Cause of Elephant Deaths in Botswana

One of the stories we’ve been following closely over the past month or so is the continuing mystery surrounding the death of more than 350 elephants in a remote corner of northwest Botswana near the Okavango Delta. The dead creatures were first spotted from the air during an aerial survey of the region back in … Read more

We Now Have a Better Idea of What Killed the Elephants in Botswana

Over the past month and a half or so, we’ve been keeping a close eye on an ongoing mystery that has been unfolding in Botswana. Back in late June, it was revealed that more than 300 elephants had perished under mysterious circumstances, setting off alarms amongst conservationists around the world. Since then, there has been … Read more

Nat Geo Has Theories On Why Elephants are Dying in Botswana

Last week I shared the story of how hundreds of elephants are dying of mysterious and unknown causes in Botswana. The creatures appear to take ill very quickly, possibly with some kind of neurological disorder, then die from this strange affliction almost as rapidly. From the air, dozens of bodies have been spotted, leaving conservationists … Read more

California Condors Return to Sequoia National Park for First Time in Nearly 50 Years

If you’ve been searching the headlines for a bit of good news in recent days, perhaps a press release from the National Park Service can provide some. Yesterday, the NPS announced that the rare and highly endangered California condor has been spotted in Sequoia National Park for the first time in nearly a half century. … Read more