Category Archives: Education & outreach

Wildlife officers see what “evidence” means.

By DJ & SdS Decision making in wildlife management is always challenging; some may bias towards wildlife and others towards human needs. This conflict can be resolved only by making decisions based on facts or scientific data, which constitute a form … Continue reading

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Hyena girl meets elephant girl – A Chat for Skirts in Science

Some colleagues at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have started a series featuring conversations by female scientists called Skirts in Science.  The goal is to make women in science more visible to students, especially young women and girls. … Continue reading

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CSU gets ready for Palm Oil Awareness Day

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EARS ID Database released

We are pleased to release EARS (Elephant Attribute Recording System), designed by intern Ilja Van Braeckel. EARS is an MS Access database that permits quick searching of elephant ID photos. Users enter new ID features using a simple Excel worksheet … Continue reading

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An Evening With Elephants

Originally posted on Being A Better Scientist:
I am trying out something new this month: I am hosting a fundraising event! The event will take place on December 21st in San Francisco in the Randall Museum. We’ll show a BBC…

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An Evening With Elephants

Join us for a live event December 21st 2013, at the Randall Museum in San Francisco:

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At the water hole

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Morning walk

By Ilja Van Braeckel On a beautiful Sunday morning, I left for the Uda Walawe reservoir. I had traveled this way before, and I knew what to expect. This man-made reservoir is located within the national park’s boundaries, and is … Continue reading

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2 upcoming talks by Shermin de Silva – “Elephant Social Dynamics and Conservation” National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore Friday Nov. 16th, 4pm “The Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Social Affiliations Among Asian Elephants” Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced … Continue reading

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TEDxCSU video is up

Watch Shermin’s talk “The Secret Society of Asian Elephants” here:

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