How do you stop a hungry elephant from eating your crops? Joe Hedges reveals unique footage of a cost-effective and cruelty-free solution in Liberia.
After nearly 20 years devoted to tiger conservation in India, Born Free is delighted by the latest population estimate for this endangered species.
A day in the life of Lion Ambassador Joseph Mutinda, who helps local people in Kaningo in Kenya find solutions to conflict. Saving Meru’s Giants Officer Alois Myeu reports.
Dr David Manoa, Manager of Born Free’s Pride of Amboseli project, explains how reinforcing traditional bomas can help lions and people live together without conflict.
Born Free is delighted to announce that David Manoa, Pride of Amboseli Programme Manager, has received his PhD from the University of Nairobi.
Hard at work, our intrepid Twiga Team removes deadly snares to protect rare giraffes but needs your help. Francis Kago, Project Officer for Saving Meru’s Giants, reports.
Water shortages are increasing, as the drought across the country has continued (although thankfully it has rained in recent days), in some areas reaching the third year with very limited rainfall. However, working with the local government and the community, Born Free is playing a part in addressing this issue for both the people and the wildlife of Meru.
Flying the flag for elephants, our team in Kenya helps local people humanely tackle human-elephant conflict. Our Saving Meru’s Giants Manager, Newton Simiyu, reports.
As any animal lover would agree, human–wildlife interactions can be positive. However, when there is a threat to your life, economic security or material or opportunity costs, the outcome is negative, and the interaction is termed human–wildlife conflict.
As humans and wildlife are forced ever closer together, conflict is occurring - with often deadly results. We must take action now to end human-wildlife conflict.