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1967-2014

2014 Soltis, J., King, L.E., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Vollrath, F. & Savage, A. - African Elephant alarm calls distinguish between threats from humans and bees. PLoS ONE, 9 (2): e89403 access

 

2012 Kingdon, J. & Vollrath, F. - Behaviour leads to Morphology, Chapter in Mammals of Africa published by Bloomsbury Publishing access

2012 King, L.E. - Beehive Fence Construction Manual access

2012 Soltis, J., Wilson, R.P., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Vollrath, F., King, L.E. & Savage, A. - Accelerometers in collars identify behavioral states in captive African elephants Loxodonta africana. Endang. Species Res., 18 (1): 255-263 access

 

2011 Kingdon, J., Agwanda, B., Kinnaird, M., O'Brien, T., Holland, C., Gheysens, T., Boulet-Audet, M. & Vollrath, F. - A poisonous surprise under the coat of the African crested rat. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 279 (1729): 675-680 access

2011 Ihwagi, F.W.,  Chira, R.M.,  Kironchi, G., Vollrath, F., & Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Rainfall pattern and nutrient content influence on debarking behavior by the African elephants, Loxodonta Africana, in Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology, 50 (2): 152–159 access

2011 Boetiger, A., Wittemyer, G., Starfield, R., Vollrath, F., Douglas-Hamilton, I., and Getz, W.M. - Inferring ecological and behavioral drivers of African elephant movement using a linear filtering approach. Ecology 92:1648-1657 access

2011 Bouché, P., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Wittemyer, G., Nianogo, A.J., Doucet, J., Lejeune, P., and Vermeulen, C. - Will elephants soon disappear from West African savannahs? PLoS One 6(6): e20619 access

2011 King, L.E., Douglas-Hamilton, I., and Vollrath, F. - Beehive fences as effective deterrents for crop-raiding elephants: field trials in nothern Kenya. African Journal of Ecology 49:431-439 access 

2011 Wittemyer, G., Daballen, D. and Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Rising ivory prices threaten elephants Nature 476: 282-283 doi:10.1038/476282c. access

 

2010 Douglas-Hamilton, I., Wittemyer, G., Ihwagi, F. - Levels of illegal killing of elephants in the Laikipia-Samburu MIKE site. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora CoP15 Doha (Qatar) March, CoP15 Doc. 44.2  access

2010 King, L., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Lawrence, A., Vollrath, F. - Bee Threat Elicits Alarm Call in African Elephants. PLoS ONE 5(4): e10346. access

2010 Poole, J., and Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Loxodonta africana: Does the species, population, satisfy the biological criteria for Appendix I in Annex I of Resolution Conf. 9.24 Save the Elephants& Elephant Voices access

2010 Wasser, S., Poole, J., Lee, P., Lindsay, K., Dobson, A., Hart, J., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Wittemyer, G., Granli, P., Morgan, Bethan., Gunn, J., Alberts, S., Beyers, R., Chiyo, P., Croze, H., Estes, R., Gobush, K., Joram, P., Kikoti. A., Kingdon, J., King, L., Macdonald, D., Moss, C., Mutayoba, B., Njumbi, S., Omondi, P., Nowak, K. - Elephants, Ivory, and Trade. Science, Vol 327: 1331-1332 access

2010 Litoroh, M., Ihwagi, F.I., Mayienda, R., Bernard,J., and Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Total Aerial Count of Elephants in Laikipia-Samburu Ecosystem in November 2008 access

2010 Ngene, S. M., Van Gils, H., Van Wieren, S. E., Rasmussen, H., Skidmore, A. K., Prins, H. H. T., Toxopeus, A. G., Omondi, P., and Douglas-Hamilton, I. - The ranging patterns of elephants in Marsabit protected area, Kenya: the use of satellite-linked GPS collars African Journal of Ecology 48: 386–400 access

 

2009 Cerling, T.E., Wittemyer, G., Ehleringer, J.R., Remien, C.H., and Douglas-Hamilton I. - History of Animals using Isotope Records (HAIR): A 6-year dietary history of one family of African elephants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 8093-8100 access

2009 Didier, K.A, Wilkie, D., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Frank, L., Georgiadis, N., Graham, M., Ihwagi, F., King, A., Cotterill, A., Rubenstein, D., and Woodroffe, R. - Conservation Planning on a Budget: a “Resource Light” Method for Mapping Priorities at a Landscape Scale? Biodivers. Conserv. 18:1979–2000 access

2009 Douglas-Hamilton, I., and Wall, J. - Drought threatens Mali elephants. Pachyderm Issue No.45 p129-130 access

2009 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - The current elephant poaching trend
154 Pachyderm No. 45 p154-157 July 2008–June access

2009 Graham, M.D., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Adams, W.M. & Lee, P. C.
- The movement of African elephants in a human-dominated land-use mosaic Animal Conservation 12: 445–455. access

2009 Ihwagi, F.W., Vollrath, F., Chira, R.M., Douglas-Hamilton, I. and Kironchi, G. - The impact of elephants, Loxodonta africana, on woody vegetation through selective debarking in Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves, Kenya Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Afr. J. Ecol. 48: 87–95.  access

2009 Kahindi, O., Wittemyer, G., King, J., Ihwagi, F., Omondi, P. and Douglas-Hamilton, I - Employing participatory surveys to monitor the illegal killing of elephants across diverse land uses in Laikipia–Samburu, Kenya Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Afr. J. Ecol. 48: 972–983 access

2009 King, L.E., Lawrence, A., Douglas-Hamilton, I., and Vollrath, F. Beehive fence deters crop-raiding elephants Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Afr. J. Ecol. 47: 131–137 access

2009 Ngene, S.M., Skidmore, A.K., Van Gils, H., Douglas-Hamilton, I., and Omondi, P. - Elephant distribution around a volcanic shield dominated by a mosaic of forest and savanna (Marsabit, Kenya). Afr. J. Ecol. 47: 234-245 access

2009 Wittemyer, G., Okello, J.B.A., Rasmussen, H.B., Arctander, P., Nyakaana, S., Douglas-Hamilton, I., & Siegismund, H. Where sociality and relatedness diverge: the genetic basis for hierarchical social structure in African elephants. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences vol. 276 no. 1672 3513-3521 access

2009 Wittemyer, G., Cerling, T.E., Douglas-Hamilton, I. Establishing chronologies from isotopic profiles in serially collected animal tissues: An example using tail hairs from African elephants. Chemical Geology 267: 3–11 access

 

2008 Blake S, Deem SL, Strindberg S, Maisels F, Momont L, Isia I, Douglas-Hamilton I, Karesh WB, Kock MD Roadless Wilderness Area Determines Forest Elephant Movements in the Congo Basin. PLoS ONE 3(10): e3546. access

2008 Cerling, TE., Wittemyer G., Ehleringer JR., Remien CH., and Douglas-Hamilton I. - History of Animals using Isotope Records (HAIR): A 6-year dietary history of one family of African elephants PNAS vol.106 no. 20 p8093-8100 access

2008 Douglas-Hamilton, I. The Current Elephant Poaching Trend. Pachyderm Issue No.45 p154-157 access

2008 Okello, J.B.A., Wittemyer, G., Rasmussen, H.B., Arctander, P., Nyakaana, S., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Siegismund, H.R. - Effective population size dynamics reveal impacts of historic climatic events and recent anthropogenic pressure in African elephants Molecular Ecology. 17: 3788–3799 access

2008 Rasmussen, H.B., Ganswindt, A., Douglas-Hamilton, I., and Vollrath, F.
- Endocrine and behavioral changes in male African elephants: Linking hormone changes to sexual state and reproductive tactics Hormones and Behavior vol. 54, issue 4. p539-548 access

2008 Thouless, C., King, J., Omondi, P., Kahumbu, P., Douglas-Hamilton, I. - The status of Kenya’s elephants 1990–2002. Save the Elephants access

2008 Wittemyer, G., Polansky, L., Douglas-Hamilton, I. and Getz, W.M.
- Disentangling the effects of forage, social rank and risk on movement autocorrelation of elephants using Fourier and wavelet analysis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences vol. 105, no. 49 p19108-19113 access

 

2007 Wittemyer G., Rasmussen H.B., Douglas-Hamilton I. Breeding phenology in relation to NDVI variability in free-ranging African elephant. Ecography 30: 42-50 access

2007 Rasmussen H.B., Okello J.B.A., Wittemyer G., Siegismund H.R., Arctander P., Vollrath F., Douglas-Hamilton I. - Age- and tactic-related paternity success in male African elephants. Behavioral Ecology 19(1): 9-15 access

2007 Wittemyer G., Getz W.M., Vollrath F., and Douglas-Hamilton I. - Social dominance, seasonal movements, and spatial segregation in African elephants: A contribution to conservation behavior. Behavioural Ecolology and Sociobiology 61:1919-1931 access

2007 Canney, S., Lindsey, K., Hema, E., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Martin, V. - The Mali elephant initiative: Synthesis of knowledge, research and recommendations about the population, its range and the threats to the elephants of the Gourma. WILD Foundation, December access

2007 Canney, S., Lindsey, K., Hema, E., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Martin, V. - Initiative pour les éléphants du Mali: une synthèse des connaiassances et des recherches, des recommendations relatives au niveau de population, à la surface de l`habitat et aux menaces qui pèsent sur les éléphants de Gourma access

2007 Georgiadis, N.J., Ihwagi, F., Olwero, J.G.N., Roman, S.R. - Savanna herbivore dynamics in a livestock-dominated landscape Elsevier 137: 461–472 access

2007 King, L.E., Douglas-Hamilton, I., and Vollrath, F. - African elephants run from the sound of disturbed bees Current Biology Vol. 17, No. 19, R832-R833 access

2007 Wittemyer, G., Rasmussen, H.B, and Douglas-Hamilton, I. -
Breeding phenology in relation to NDVI variability in free-ranging African elephant Ecography 30: 42-50 access

2007 Wittemyer, G., Getz, W.M., Vollrath, F. & Douglas-Hamilton, I.
Social dominance, seasonal movements, and spatial segregation in African elephants: a contribution to conservation behavior Springer-Verlag Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 61:1919–1931 access

 

 

2006 Wall J., Douglas-Hamilton I., Vollrath F. Elephants avoid costly mountaineering. Current Biology Vol.16, No.14, pR527-R529 access

2006 Douglas-Hamilton I., Bhalla S., Wittemyer G., Vollrath F. Behavioural reactions of elephants towards a dying and deceased matriarch. Applied Animal Behaviour Science Vol. 100, Issues. 1–2, p87–102 access

2006 Rasmussen, H.B., Wittemyer, G. and Douglas-Hamilton, I., Predicting Time Specific Changes in Demographic Processes using Remote Sensing Data J. Appl. Ecol. 43: 366–376 access

2006 Rasmussen H.B., Kahindi, O., Vollrath, F., Douglas-Hamilton, I. Estimating elephant densities from wells and droppings in dried out riverbeds. African Journal of Ecology Vol. 43, Issue. 4, p312–319 access

2006 Cerling, T.E., Wittemyer, G., Rasmussen, H.B., Vollrath, F., Cerling, C.E., Robinson, T.J., and Douglas-Hamilton, I. Stable isotopes in elephant hair document migration patterns and diet change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Vol. 103, no. 2, p371-373 access

2006 Rasmussen, H.B., Wittemyer, G and Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Predicting Time Specific Changes in Demographic Processes using Remote Sensing Data' Journal of Applied Ecology, 43, 366–376 access

 

2005 Rasmussen, H.B., Wittemyer, G., Douglas-Hamilton, I. (2005). Estimating age of immobilized elephants from teeth impressions using dental silicon. African Journal of Ecology. Volume 43, Issue 3, pages 215–219 access

2005 Okello, J., Wittemyer, G., Rasmussen, H.B., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Nyakaana, P., Arctander, P., Siegismund, H.R. Non-invasive Genotyping and Mendelian Analysis of Microsatellites in African Savannah Elephants. Journal of Heredity. 96(6):679–687 access

2005 Douglas-Hamilton, I., Krink, T., Vollrath, F. Movements and corridors of African elephants in relation to protected areas. Naturwissenschaften 92: 158–163 access

2005 Wittemyer G., Daballen, D., Rasmussen H., Kahindi, O., Douglas-Hamilton, I. Demographic status of elephants in the Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 43, Issue 1, pages 44–47, access

2005 Wittemyer, G., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Getz, W.M. The socioecology of elephants: analysis of the processes creating multitiered social structures. Animal Behaviour, Volume 69, Issue 6, p1357–1371 access

2005 Ganswindt, A., Rasmussen, H.B., Heistermann, M., Hodges, J.K. The sexually active states of free-ranging African elephants (Loxodonta africana): Defining musth and non-musth using endocrinology, physical signals, and behavior. Hormones and Behaviour. 47: 83 – 91 access

2005 Douglas-Hamilton, I., and Gachuche, D. - 2004 - 2005 Reports to Safaricom on the Save the Elephants Animal Tracking Project. Unpublished

2005 Douglas-Hamilton, I., Canney, S. - Assemblage et analyse préliminaires des données SIG access

2005 Douglas-Hamilton, I., Canney, S. - Preliminary assemblage and analysis of GIS data access

2005 Okello, J.B.A., Masembe, C., Rasmussen, H.B., Wittemyer, G., Omondi, P., Kahindi, O., Muwanika, V.B., Arctander, P., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Nyakaana, S., Siegismund, H.R. - Population Genetic Structure of Savannah Elephants in Kenya: Conservation and Management Implications Journal of Heredity, 99 (5): 443-452 access

2005 Wittemyer, G., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Getz, W.M. - The socioecology of elephants: analysis of the processes creating multitiered social structures. Anim. Behav. 69, 1357–1371. access

2005 Wittemyer G., Daballen, D., Rasmussen H., Kahindi, O., Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Demographic status of elephants in the Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves, Kenya. Afr. J. Ecol. 43, 44–47 access

2005 Rasmussen, Henrik Barner; Kahindi, Onesmas; Vollrath, Fritz, and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. - Estimating elephant densities from wells and droppings in dried out riverbeds. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 43, Issue 4, pages 312–319 access

2005 Rasmussen, Henrik Barner; Wittemyer, George, and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain (STE) - Estimating age of immobilized elephants from teeth impressions using dental silicon. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 43, Issue 3, pages 215–219 access

2005 Blanc, J. Julian; Barnes, Richard F. W.; Craig, G. Colin; Douglas-Hamilton, Iain; Dublin, Holly T.; Hart, John A., and Thouless, Chris R. (AfESG). - Changes in elephant numbers in major savanna populations in eastern and southern Africa. Pachyderm No. 38 access

 

2004 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - ‘May he walk in peace’ - A tribute to PRINCE BERNHARD OF THE NETHERLANDS (1911 – 2004) SWARA October – December 2004 access

2004 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Wilderness From an Elephant's Point of View Wilderness and Human Communities. Proceedings from the 7th World Wilderness Congress access

2004 Greyling, M.D., McCay, M., Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Green Hunting as an Alternative to Lethal Hunting access

2004 Save the Elephants - The WILD Foundation - The Environment and Development Group - Initial Measures for Conservation of the Gourma Elephants, Mali Save the Elephants-Interim Summary Progress Report 2004 access

2004 Save the Elephants - The WILD Foundation - The Environment and Development Group - Mesures initiales pour la conservation des éléphants du Gourma, Mali access

 

2003 Thouless, Chris R.; King, Juliet; Omondi, Patrick O. M.; Kahumbu, Paula G., and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. - The status of Kenya's elephants 1990-2002. access

2003 Blake, S., Bouché, P., Rasmussen, H., Orlando, A., Douglas-Hamilton, I. - The Last Sahelian Elephants. Ranging Behavior, Population Status and Recent History of the Desert Elephants of Mali access

2003 Blake, S., Bouché, P., Rasmussen, H., Orlando, A., Douglas-Hamilton, I.
- Les derniers éléphants du Sahel. Comportement migratoire, état de la population et histoire récente des éléphants du désert du Mali, August access

2003 Blanc, J. Julian; Thouless, Chris R.; Hart, John A.; Dublin, Holly T.; Douglas-Hamilton, Iain; Craig, G. Colin, and Barnes, Richard F. W. African elephant status report 2002: An update from the African elephant database. Gland: IUCN/SSC/AfESG access

 

2002 Vollrath F., Douglas-Hamilton I. - African bees to control African elephants. Naturwissenschaften Volume 89, Number 11, p508-511 access

2002 Blake, S. The Ecology of Forest Elephant Distribution and its Implications for Conservation. Thesis access

2002 Vollrath, Fritz and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. Elephants buzz off! Swara access

 

2001 Blake S., Douglas-Hamilton I., Karesh W.B. GPS telemetry of forest elephants in central Africa: results of a preliminary study. Afr. J. Ecol. 39:178–186 access

2001 Kahindi, O. - Cultural perceptions of elephants by the Samburu people in northern Kenya. M.Sc. Thesis. Strathclyde University, Scotland. access

 

2000 Martin, E. & Stiles, D. The Ivory Markets of Africa access

 

1990s <Back to top>

1999 Kahumbu, Paula G., Omondi, Patrick O. M., Douglas-Hamilton, Iain, and King, Juliet - Total aerial count of elephants in the Tsavo National Park and adjacent areas. Unpublished

1999 Payne, Katharine B., Douglas-Hamilton, Iain, Moss, Cynthia, J., and Poole, Joyce, H. - Alarm raised over elephant ivory trade [Letter to editor]. Nature 399: 297 access

 

1998 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Tracking African elephants with a global positioning system (GPS) radio collar. Pachyderm 25: 81-92 access

1998 Greyling, M.D., Ford, M., Potgieter, H. C., van Aarde, R.J. - Influence of Gestation on Uterine Endometrial Steroid Receptor Concentrations in the African Elephant, Loxodonta africana, Biology Of Reproduction 58: 60-64 access

 

1997 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Proposal for 'green hunting' of elephants as an alternative to lethal sport hunting. Pachyderm. No.24 access

 

1996 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Counting Elephants from the Air - Total Counts Studying Elephants, AWF Technical Handbook Series access

1996 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Ivory trading: the East African view. Swara.

1996 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain and Michelmore, Frances - Loxodonta africana range and distribution, past and present (Chapter 32). Evolution and palaeoecology of elephants and their relatives. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

1995 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - The African Elephant: Population Dynamics, Perceptions, and Politics.

1995 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Estimation of the Elephant Population of Gonarezhou National Park and Environs, Zimbabwe. (Ecosystems Consultants).

 

1994 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain, Gachago, Salome W., Litoroh, Moses W., and Mirangi, J. - Tsavo elephant count. (Ecosystems Consultants). access

1994 Michelmore, Frances, Beardsley, Karen, Barnes, Richard F. W., and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. - A model illustrating the changes in forest elephant numbers caused by poaching. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 32, pages 89-99 access

1994 Dublin, Holly T. and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. - The Serengeti/Mara elephant counts of 1984.

 

1993 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - The African Elephant Database (Presented at the AFESG meeting, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Nov 17-22 1992)

1993 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - You can help elephants. Wildlife Conservation.

1993 Muriuki, George M., Inamdar, Amar, and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. - Aerial census of wildlife in the Taita Ranches.

 

1992 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - The African Elephant Population Today.

1992 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - In Defence of the Ivory Trade Ban. Oryx. access

1992 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain and Douglas-Hamilton, Oria. - Battle for the elephants. London: Doubleday access

1992 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain; Michelmore, Frances, and Inamdar, Amar. - African elephant database. European Commission African elephant survey and conservation programme

1992 Poole, Joyce H.; Aggarwal, Nishu; Sinange, Ruben; Nganga, Sammy; Broten, Mike, and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain (KWS, Elephant Programme). - The status of Kenya's elephants.

 

1991 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - EEC African Elephant Survey and Conservation Programme: Activities Report and Statement of Expenditure.

1991 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain and Burrill, Anne. - Using carcass ratios to determine population trends. African wildlife: research and management, p98—105 access

1991 Roth, Harald H. and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. Distribution and status of elephants in West Africa. Mammalia. Volume 55, Issue 4, Pages 489–528 access

 

1990 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Programme Coordinator. EEC/WWF African Elephant Programme Final Report

1990 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. - Meru National Park: report on an aerial count in October 1990.

1990 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. - Tsavo elephant count by I. Douglas-Hamilton on behalf of the KWS team - 1989 [Appendix III]In. EEC/WWF African Elephant Programme - WWF Project 3882. Final report

1990 Prins, Herbert H. T. and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain - Stability in a multispecies assemblage of large herbivores in East Africa. Oecologia, Vol. 83, No. 3, p392-400 access

1990 Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks. Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Estimates of elephant numbers in northern Botswana, Mar/Apr 1990 In. EEC/WWF African Elephant Programme - WWF Project 3882: final report. Appendix IX

 

1980s <Back to top>

1989 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Overview of status and trends of the African elephant. The ivory trade and the future of the African elephant: prepared for the Seventh CITES Conference of the Parties, Lausanne, October 1989. Cobb, Stephen, Coordinator. Oxford: Ivory Trade Review Group. International Development Centre

1989 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain and Barnes, Richard F. W. - Elephant numbers and trends: a brief summary report In. The ivory trade and the future of the African elephant: interim report. Prepared for the Second Meeting of the CITES African Elephant Working Group, Gaborone, Botswana, 4-8 July, 1989. (EEC/WWF African Elephant Conservation Programme).

1989 Michelmore, Frances; Beardsley, Karen; Barnes, Richard F. W., and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain. -Elephant population estimates for the central African forestsIn. The ivory trade and the future of the African elephant: prepared for the Seventh CITES Conference of the Parties, Lausanne

 

1988 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - African Elephant Population Study: African Elephant Database Project, Phase Two. Nairobi UNEP

1988 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Elephant Monitoring and Conservation. GRID. (African Elephant Database Project).

1988 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - The Great East African Elephant Disaster. Swara.

1988 Douglas-Hamilton, I. -The Lake Manyara elephants. Swara.

1988 Olindo, Perez M.; Douglas-Hamilton, Iain, and Hamilton, P. H. - The 1988 Tsavo elephant count Swara.

 

1987 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - African elephants: population trends and their causes. Oryx, 21: 11-24 access

1987 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Aerial Census of Elephants in the Lake Manyara National Park, 1987

1987 November 17th, 18th: Report to the Director of National Parks and the director OF Serengeti wildlife research Institute.

1987 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - African Elephant Population Study. Pachyderm, No.8 p1-10 access

1987 Dublin, Holly T. and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain - Status and trends of elephants in the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. African Journal of Ecology (University of British Columbia). Volume 25, pages 19-33 access

1987 Barnes, Richard F.W. - A review of the status of elephants in the rain forests of Central Africa (Appendix II) In. African elephant database project: final report – phase one. Burill, Anne and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain.

1987 Burrill, Anne and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain - African elephant database project: Final Report - Phase One. Nairobi: WWF/GRID/UNEP;

 

1986 Burrill, Anne; Douglas-Hamilton, Iain, and Mackinnon, J. - Protected areas as refuges for elephants. The manuscript for a section in Protected areas system in the Afrotropical Realm Mackinnon, J. and Mackinnon, K., Editors. Gland: IUCN;

1986 Douglas-Hamilton, I., Hirji, K., Mbano, B., Olivier, R., Tarimo, E., De Butts, H. - Aerial Census of Wildlife in the Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania access

1986 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain and Froment, Jean Marc. C. A. R. acts to halt massacre of elephants. WWF Monthly Report. access

1986 Wells, Michael P. and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain (Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies) - Analysis of tusks from the Central African Republic. Pachyderm No.6 p16-18 access

 

1985 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain; Froment, Jean Marc, and Doungoube, Gustave. - Drastic decline in elephants and rhinos in C. A. R. WWF Monthly Report access

1985 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Central Africa Tackles Elephant Slaughter. (Earthscan Feature) access

1985 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain; Froment, Jean Marc; Doungoube, Gustave, and Root, Joan. - Recensement aerien de la faune dans la Zone Nord de la Republique Centrafricaine/ Aerial census of wildlife in the north of the Central African Republic. Bangui: FAO;

 

1984 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - African Elephant. IUCN African Elephant Specialist Group Nairobi, Kenya

1984 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Another Look at the Ivory Trade Viewpoint access

1984 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Antipoaching: lessons from Uganda Laebra access

1984 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Elephant Populations Since 1981 (Report to AERSG)

1984 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Elephant and Rhino Population Trends in Selous, Tanzania. Pachyderm. access

1984 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Trends in key African elephant populations. Pachyderm. No.4, p7-9 access

 

1983 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Back from the brink The African Elephant and Rhino Group Newsletter access

1983 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Ivory price rises and inflation access

1983 Douglas-Hamilton, I., F.I.B. Kayanja - Impact of the Unexpected - A Case History of the Uganda National Parks access

1983 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Elephants Hit by African Arms Race: Recent Factors Affecting Elephant Populations. African Elephant and Rhino Group Newsletter access

1983 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Elephants and Tracking in Ivory IUCN Bulletin access

 

1982 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Project Executant (African Elephant Specialist Group). IUCN/WWF African Elephant Coordination Office

1982 Barnes, Richard F.W. and Douglas-Hamilton, Iain (Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour, Cambridge). The number and distribution patterns of large mammals in the Ruaha-Rungwa area of Southern Tanzania. Journal of Applied Ecology, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 411-425 access

 

1981 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain; Hillman, A. K. Kes, and Moss, Cynthia J. - Notes on vertical photography of elephants for age determination. In. Low-level aerial survey techniques. Report of an international workshop. 6 - 11 November, 1981, NairobiAddis Ababa. (WWF/IUCN Elephant Survey and Conservation Programme). access

 

1980 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Elephant Numbers are Falling Heavily. IUCN Bulletin access

1980 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - The Ivory Escape Routes IUCN Bulletin access

1980 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Elephants Threatened by Force of Habitat. Africana. access

1980 Douglas-Hamilton, I. – IUCN/WWF African Elephant Coordination Office: Annual Report 1980.

1980 Douglas-Hamilton, I. – The ivory escape routes...zig zag across Africa. IUCN Bulletin access

1980 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain and Malpas, Robert C. - Wildlife in Uganda,: a survey [Final Report]. Kampala: Uganda Institute of Ecology

 

1970s <Back to top>

1979 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - African Elephant Ivory Trade Study Final Report to US Fish and Wildlife Service access

1979 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Hearings Before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries House of Representatives access

1979 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Why resurrect the dead elephant issue? Africana access

1979 Douglas-Hamilton, I., Hillman, A., Holt, P., Ansell, P. - Luangwa Valley Elephant, Rhino, and Wildlife Survey access

1979 Douglas-Hamilton, I. – The African Elephant Action Plan (WWF/IUCN/NYZS Elephant Survey and Conservation Programme.

1979 Douglas-Hamilton, I. – History and Status of Elephants in Kenya up to 1979.

1979 Douglas-Hamilton, Iain and Hillman, A. K. Kes - Elephant carcasses and skeletons as indicators of population trends. A paper presented at . International workshop on aerial survey methods, Nairobi 6 - 12 November 1979. (WWF\IUCN Elephant Survey and Conservation Programme).

 

1978 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Where are all the elephants going? Wildlife News (AWLF).

1978 Douglas-Hamilton, I., Davitz Michael, A. - Production and Distribution of Ivory in Tanzania 1971-1977 access

1978 Douglas-Hamilton, I. – Affidavit Regarding ‘Comment on the Proposed Listing of the African Elephant on the Threatened Species List and the Possible Subsequent Regulation of Ivory’ by Kenneth N Enright

1978 Douglas-Hamilton, I. – Project Executant (African Elephant Specialist Group). IUCN/WWF/ NYZS Elephant Survey and conservation Programme. Annual Report.

1978 Douglas-Hamilton, I.– (WWF/IUCN). Special report: WWF/IUCN Elephant Survey . African Wildlife.

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1969 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Elephant Project - Lake Manyara National Park . Serengeti Research Institute Annual Report. access

 

1967 Douglas-Hamilton, I. - Selous elephant and wildlife survey. (DANIDA/IUCN).

 

 

 
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