News and Events 2012
Elephants' Habitat Fragments in Borneo
The home range and movement rate of the Bornean elephants are influenced by the degree of habitat fragmentation, according to a new study by researchers and conservationists.
The study, carried out by the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD), Cardiff University and Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) -Malaysia was recently published in the scientific journal Public Library of Science One (PLoS 1). Funding was received from WWF of USA, Netherlands and Germany, and from US Fish and Wildlife Service Asian Elephant Conservation Fund.
Study shows the tug of war for territory and resources