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Scientific Publications

Roever, C.L., van Aarde, R.J., Chase, M.J. (2013) Incorporating mortality into habitat selection to identify secure and risky habitats for savannah elephants, Biological Conservation 164 (2013) 98–106. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320713001018

Fynn, R., Chase, M.J., Roder, A., Functional habitat heterogeneity and large-herbivore seasonal habitat selection in northern Botswana,
South African Journal of Wildlife Research (accepted, in press)

Roever, C.L., H.L. Beyer, M.J. Chase, and R.J. van Aarde. The pitfalls of ignoring behaviour when quantifying habitat selection, Diversity and Distributions (accepted, in press)

Roever, C.L., R.J. van Aarde, and M.J. Chase. Similarity in habitat preferences impedes human-elephant coexistence. In review.

Havemann, C.P., Retief, T.A., Chase, M.J., Reisinger, R.R., Collins, K., deBruyn, P.J.N., Abundance of roan antelope in northern Botswana: comparisons of counting techniques. In review.

Naidoo, R., Chase, M.J., Beytell, P., du Preez, P., Landen, K., Stuart-Hill, G., Taylor, R., A newly-discovered wildlife migration in Namibia and Botswana is the longest in Africa. In review.

M.J. Chase and C.R. Griffin. (2011). Elephants of south-east Angola in war and peace: their decline, re-colonization and recent status
African Journal of Ecology. In Press.

Cushman, S.A., M.J. Chase and C. Griffin. (2010). Mapping Landscape resistance to identify corridors and barriers for elephant movement in southern Africa. In S.A. Cushman and F. Huettmann (Ed.), Spatial Complexity, Informatics, and Wildlife Conservation, (pp. 349-367). Springer Japan. see: http://www.springerlink.com/content/n3p61l324nr65n75/

Chase, M.J. and Griffin, C. 2009. Elephants caught in the middle: Impacts of war, fences and people on elephant distribution and abundance in the Caprivi Strip, Namibia. African Journal of Ecology. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/118510939/home

Chase, M.J. and Griffin, C. 2009. Seasonal abundance and distribution of Elephants in Sioma Ngwezi National Park, southwest Zambia. Pachyderm No. 45 July 2008-June 2009, the journal of the African Elephant, African Rhino and Asian Rhino Specialist Group
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Cushman, S.A., Chase, M.J., and Griffin, C. 2005. Elephants in space and time. Oikos, 109:331-341.
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Articles

Why did the elephant cross the road? To avoid the drunks, T. Kermeliotis and A. Harris, Inside Africa CNN.com, Jan. 2014
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Southern African Elephant Corridors Blocked by Poachers, D. Pinnock, Daily Maverick, Jan. 2014
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Billionaire Tackles Mad Ivory Rush, J. Konopo, Botswana Guardian, Jan. 2014
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Silence the Guns, Sunday Standard online edition, Dec. 2013
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Microsoft philanthropist Paul Allen to fund Africa-wide elephant survey, D. Pinnock, Daily Maverick, Dec. 2013
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Other links to articles announcing the Great Elephant Census:

http://blog.africageographic.com/africa-geographic-blog/news/microsoft-billionaire-to-fund-elephant-survey/

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/04/africa-elephant-census-capture-falling-numbers

http://www.livescience.com/42100-counting-african-elephants.html

Botswana’s Wildlife Crisis, J. Gifford, Geographical, the official magazine for the Royal Geographic Society, Sep 2013
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Zebras Without Borders, K. Landen, Africa Geographic May 2013
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Ivory Apocalypse, T. Jackson, Africa Geographic Apr 2013
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Zebra Surprise, J. Hanks, Africa Geographic, Mar 2013
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Findings Reveal Critical Wildlife Corridors, K. Landen, Zambezi Traveller, Vol 1, Issue 12, Mar 2013
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Giraffe Whys, A. Tutchings, Africa Geographic, Feb 2013
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Conservation Flying High in Botswana, San Diego Zoo Global, ZooNooz Sep 2012
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Elephants on the Move, I. Michler, Africa Geographic Sep 2012
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Research Without Borders, A. Tutchings, Zambezi Traveller, Vol 1, Issue 11, Sep 2012 Download PDF (315 KB)

Ambassador at Large, Kelly Landen, June 2012. Zambezi Traveller Issue 9,
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From Hard to Hardest in a Game Count, Rachel DeMotts & Mike Chase, June 2012. Zambezi Traveller Issue 9,
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Wanted! Have you seen this Bird?, Peter Roberts, June 2012. Zambezi Traveller Issue 9, Download PDF (106kb)

Africa’s Ambitious Experiment to Preserve Threatened Wildlife, Caroline Fraser, May 2012, Environment 360, Yale University
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Pachyderm Cooling Strategies Kelly Landen Dec 2011.
Zambezi Traveller Issue 7
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Setting the Record Straight, When Science Counts Count! Prof. Rudi van Aarde Nov 2011.
SAWMA Matters – newsletter of the Southern African Wildlife Management Association
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The Common Grounds of Elephants & Humans Kelly Landen Sep. 2011. Zambezi Traveller Issue 6
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The Wonder of Elephants Don Pinnock Sep 2011
Getaway Magazine, courtesy of Getaway Magazine, to purchase a full issue, please contact www.getaway.co.za
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A View From The Top Mike Chase & Kelly Landen Aug 2011.
Africa Geographic, Vol.19 No.7. Download PDF (1.1MB) courtesy of Africa Geographic, to purchase a full issue, please contact http://www.africageographic.com/?magazines/africa-geographic/ or email: subscriptions@africageographic.com
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Chobe is Botswana’s Wildlife Stronghold Kelly Landen June 2011. Zambezi Traveller
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Drought and Poachers take Botswana’s natural wonder to brink of catastrophe David Smith June 2011. Guardian UK
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Okavango wildlife threatened Don Pinnock June 2011. Mail & Guardian
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Leading By Example Linda Pfotenhauer. 2011. Peolwane, Gaborone, Botswana.
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Conservation Without Borders Kelly Landen, May 2010.ZooNooz, San Diego Zoo
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Sinking the flagship or saving the Elephant? Michael Chase and Kelly Landen. 2009. Peolwane, Gaborone, Botswana.
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Jumbo Conservation Project Serves Creatures Large and Small Karyl Carmignani, May 2009 San Diego Zoo, ZooNooz, USA.
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Elephants Without Borders Film review Linda Pfotenhauer. 2009. Peolwane, Gaborone, Botswana.
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Elephants at Large . Michael Chase and Kelly Landen. 2008.
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Africa Geographic, Vol.16 No.5. PDF courtesy of Africa Geographic, to
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Long walk to freedom as elephants trek to Angola.   Leon Marshall. 2008.
The Sunday Independent. Cape Town, South Africa.
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Elephants Without Borders Linda Pfotenhauer. 2007. Peolwane, Gaberone, Botswana.
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Elephants tread lightly in old minefields of Angola. Leon Marshall. 2007.
The Sunday Independent. Cape Town, South Africa.
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Elephants "Learn" to Avoid Land Mines in War-Torn Angola. Leon Marshall. 2007. National Geographic News, NationalGeographic.com
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Reports

To Download EWB’s Aerial Survey reports, please refer to the Survey page

Collaring Report: Ecology of elephants on Chief’s Island in the Okavango Delta, Botswana Chase, M. February 2011
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Elephants and fencing conflicts in the GLTFCA and KAZA TFCA. Ferguson, K. and Chase, M. 2010. In: Ferguson, K. and Hanks, J. Editors, Fencing Impacts: A review of the environmental, social and economic impacts of game and veterinary fencing in Africa with particular reference to the Great Limpopo and Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Areas (pp 173-180).
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Full paper available to download at:
http://www.wcs-ahead.org/gltfca.grants/grants.html

Collaring Report: Ecology of elephants in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Chase, M., July 2010
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Beyond Borders: Research and Conservation with Elephants Without Borders: Progress Report, April 2010 featuring the Elephant Conservation and Community Outreach Farming Project
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Beyond Borders: Year in Review Conservation & Research with Elephants Without Borders, 2009, Landen, K., Chase, M.  
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Elephant Social Dynamics, Spatial Ecology and Human Elephant Conflict in the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans and Kalahari Ecosystems, Chase, M., August 09,
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