It is with great pleasure we welcome Nelson Mwangi, Kelly Russo and Erin Weingarten to the lab! Let the solving of intractable conservation problems begin!
Check out my TEDx talk on the role of Conservation Biology in reducing the odds of future pandemics
New paper on elephant movement strategies out in Ecology Letters
Prof. Wittemyer received the Monfort Professorship at CSU
It is a huge honor to be designated a Monfort Professor for 2018-2010 at CSU. This is recognition of the hard work conducted by the Wittemyer lab and collaborators.
New paper on optimization of road crossing for wildlife
Dr. Guillaume Bastille Rousseau lead this effort to use movement data to define the most critical road crossing points in an ecosystem. We are applying this method in Northern Kenya to help identify where infrastructure underpasses should be located.
Scientific Engagement Piece in Bioscience
It is time for scientists to actively engage with the public on all aspects of science (education, application, policy). We discuss this in our latest in Bioscience: To Advocate or Not Is No Longer the Question: Paths to Enhance Scientific Engagement
New Postdoc Position with our Acoustic Ecology Group
We are looking for a great postdoc to join our team! Please find information here!
Orphaned elephants’ social lives substantially altered by poaching
Orphan social landscapes differ from non-orphans
Congratulations to Shifra on her latest paper on orphan social integration post maternal loss. Orphans social contacts were found to be really different from non orphans. This materialized as less contact and interaction with adult elephants.