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South Africa Bees & Trees Study

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Posted 14 September 2016 - 01:48 PM

Recent update on my research in the Greater Kruger National Park: 


"In South Africa, Protected Areas managers and tourists alike are concerned that our expanding elephant population will negatively affect the number and structure of iconic tree species such as the Marula (Sclerocarya birrea). Elephants Alive were approached by South Africa National Parks (SANParks) in 2012 to discuss methods which could be used to keep elephants out of particular areas where certain landscape features such as tall trees needed to be preserved as part of the biodiversity objectives of SANParks..."


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Posted 16 September 2016 - 06:12 AM

This is an interesting new approach for a method first used to protect people and their crops 

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