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Posts tagged ‘human wildlife conflict’

  • Why I love elephant dung!

    Sep 15, 12 • 11593 views 23 comments

    You might not believe it but it was elephants – or what comes out of the back end of them – that first brought me to Uganda. Colleagues back in London laughed out loud when I told them about the first project that the Uganda Conservation...

  • Imagine: elephants swimming to an island!

    Jul 5, 12 • 7039 views 13 comments

    Last week I had an elephant encounter  at Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe. When you first encounter this baby elephant Charlie, thoughts of murder are far from your mind. Originally from Queen Elizabeth National Park, Charles was...

  • Human Wildlife Conflict – in my bedroom

    Jan 30, 11 • 996 views No Comments

    We are living through an extreme period of mosquitoes. It’s also incredibly hot. On Friday night I killed 30 mosquitoes in my little bathroom. On Saturday night, much the worse for wear, I staggered around and killed a mere 20 before giving up...

  • How do you deal with an elephant in your garden?

    Jul 20, 10 • 2408 views 5 comments

    A big part of UCF’s work focuses on “mitigating Human Wildlife Conflict (HWC)” – that is stopping humans and elephants from killing each other. Simply put, if we can protect the humans, we can protect the wildlife. It’s...

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