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Okavango Expedition 2013: The Hippo Whisperers

From Steve Boyes’ (@drsteveboyes) expedition diary: After the massive release of leaving the dry floodplains from the last few days, it was very difficult to deal with the series of hippo encounters we had this morning. The research team was hoping to drift down the channel counting birds and recuperating from five days of physical…

Crossing the Okavango Delta for World Heritage Status – Celebrating Botswana’s Wetland Wilderness

The Okavango Delta is the last-remaining wetland wilderness in Africa. Cattle, fishermen and farmers are waiting on the edge of this green oasis ready to supplant the resident wildlife and claim Eden for themselves. Read about our research projects and efforts to protect this wilderness by advocating for World Heritage Status and more.