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Scientific Publications

Radiocarbon Dating Of Seized Ivory Confirms Rapid Decline In African Elephant Populations And Provides Insight Into Illegal Trade (2016)

Cerling, T.E., Barnettea, J.E., Chessona, L.A., Gobush, K.S., Uno, K.T., Wasser, S.K., Xui, X., Douglas-Hamilton I.


Carbon-14 measurements on 231 elephant ivory specimens from 14 large ivory seizures (?0.5 ton) made between 2002 and 2014 show that most ivory (ca. 90%) was derived from animals that had died less than 3 y before ivory was confiscated.

Movements Of Satellite-­linked Collared Elephants And Other Wildlife In Relation To The Standard Gauge Railway (Sgr) And Highways In Tsavo Ecosystem, Kenya (2016)

Okita-Ouma, B., Lala, F., Koskei M., Mwazo A., Kibara D., King, L., Kanga, E., Douglas-Hamilton I.

Save The Elephants, Kenya Wildlife Service

Introduction and background This joint report by Save the Elephants and Kenya Wildlife Service summarizes preliminary findings of a long-term study on the effects of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), the Mombasa - Nairobi highway, the Voi - Taveta highway

Preliminary Indications Of The Effect Of Infrastructure Development On Ecosystem Connectivity In Tsavo National Parks, Kenya (2016)

Okita-Ouma, B., Lala, F., Moller, R., Koskei M., Kiambi, S, Daballen, D., Leadismo, C., Mijele, D., Poghon, J., King, L., Pope F., Wittemyer G., Wall, J., Goss, S., Obrien, R., Douglas-Hamilton I.


Balancing conservation and infrastructure developmentConserving land and ecosystem connectivity for wildlife is increasingly a global challenge as demand for infrastructure development to meet growing human population needs encroaches in many traditional