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  • April 2013 – Trouble in the Central African Republic

    The C.A.R has undergone a series of dramatic, violent political uprisings in recent months. A rebel group has overthown the leadership of President Gen. Francois Bozize. Andrea stayed at Dzanga Bai as long as she could, but finally decided it…

  • April 2016 – Hanging on in Africa

    More good news! Last year, the Lab recieved a very generous gift that the Lab Director decided to focus on ELP and two other programs in the BioAcoustics Research Program. This enabled us to bring a fantastic new post-doc into…

  • April 2017 – Optimism and Vulnerability

    I write to all of you this time with particularly conflicted emotions. China is actually meeting some of its stated goals to eliminate nearly all of its domestic ivory trade

  • August 2013 – A summer of elephants

    ELP was busy this summer: Peter went to Cameroon to set up recorders, Andrea worked with Peter on her data from Dzanga while monitoring the situation in C.A.R., and we had two high-school volunteers Maya and Jonathan (pictured here) who…

  • August 2017 – Andrea’s Story

    No one knows Africa’s forest elephants better than Andrea Turkalo. But poachers and a corrupt state forced the researcher to say goodbye to her beloved animals.