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Gorongosa National Park

The Orphaned Elephants in Gorongosa

Michael Sainato | Posted 06.15.2015 | Green
Michael Sainato

The mass killings of elephants during the war disrupted elephant societies, leaving the orphans and traumatized survivors aggressively weary of the presence of humans. The park, with the assistance of Dr. Joyce Poole and her brother, cameraman Bob Poole, are building a mutually beneficial relationship with the elephants of the park.

Scientists' Surprising Use of Cold War Spy Photos

Rob Pringle | Posted 03.23.2015 | Green
Rob Pringle

Josh Daskin, a Ph.D. student in my lab at Princeton University, is using old CIA spy satellite imagery from the 1970s to understand how the amount of tree cover has changed in the park over the last 30-40 years.

Taking a Stroll With E.O. Wilson

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

Illuminating the eternal through nature, and the humanity of an icon of science. To say that E.O. Wilson, arguably the greatest living biologist, is p...

Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Lab Opens in Mozambique (PHOTOS)

Bridget Conneely | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green
Bridget Conneely

Professor Edward O. Wilson, a man heralded by the National Geographic Society as 'the greatest naturalist of our time', has lent his name and vision to a premier biodiversity research facility in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

Where the Rift Valley Ends

Rob Pringle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Pringle

The chaotic exuberance of the Gorongosa National Park tends to conceal the scars of history, as well as the uncertainties ahead for Lake Urema and its dependent ecosystem.