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Borderlands Initiative Makes Strides in Arusha

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Honeyguide Foundation proudly took part in the African Borderlands biennial conference in Arusha, Tanzania March 17-18.

Aiming to conserve the threatened species of elephants and lions, the Borderlands Conservation Initiative has brought together a coalition of Tanzanian and Kenyan government agencies, non-profit organizations, and communities among the critical habitats that span across the two . . . → Read More: Borderlands Initiative Makes Strides in Arusha

Poachers Nabbed in West Kilimanjaro

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Armed with deadly poison and specialized arrows, four poachers entered the Enduimet Wildlife Management Area (EWMA) on January 15. They came for elephants and ivory.

So sure of their tactics, the gang didn’t even bother to bring bows or guns. The poison, according to one source who later came forward to Honeyguide, could kill . . . → Read More: Poachers Nabbed in West Kilimanjaro

Enduimet: Zero Elephants Poached in 2013

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We’ve all heard the abhorred numbers.

Up to 10,000 elephants poached for their ivory per year in Tanzania. Some 66% of the pachyderm population in the Selous Game Reserve decimated in the past 4 years. One elephant killed every 15 minutes.

Here is one statistic that hasn’t been reported: zero.

That’s the number of . . . → Read More: Enduimet: Zero Elephants Poached in 2013

Making Spirits Bright… with Chili Bombs!

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Take a condom, fill it with extra spicy chili powder, and cap it all off with a modified decibel-shattering firecracker. What do you have? The start of a wild Friday night?

Allow Honeyguide to introduce you to the Chili Bomb, our own invention and the first line of defense against wayward elephants who invade . . . → Read More: Making Spirits Bright… with Chili Bombs!

Elite Training Motivates Burunge WMA Rangers

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The rangers of the Burunge Wildlife Management Area recently completed an eight-day elite training course to enhance their abilities to combat poaching in a critical wildlife corridor.

Burunge has some 30 rangers, locally known as village game scouts, who protect 280 square kilometres of critical habitat between Tarangire and Lake Manyara national parks. Many . . . → Read More: Elite Training Motivates Burunge WMA Rangers

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