Celebrating Five Years of Protecting Trees with Bees

Bee Hives

On a warm summer’s night in December 2015, Elephants Alive, in conjunction with Jejane Private Nature Reserve, initiated the ambitious operation of hanging fifty active beehives in fifty marula trees in order to test whether African honeybees could be used to protect trees against elephant impact. Five years down the line, Elephants Alive’s researchers have…

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Bee Product Gift Packs

Bee Products

We are a hive of activity whilst preparing our special Bee Gift Packs to help raise funds. This will include elephant-friendly honey, honey-infused home-made soap, home-made lip balm made with our bees wax, an Elephants Alive bracelet and our new bee bracelet (coming soon!), and beeswax food wraps to reduce throwaway plastic. Included will be…

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Elephants, Bees, Socks and SPLAT!

Bee Hive

Elephants Alive’s research has successfully demonstrated that elephants avoid trees that have a bee hive hung in them. But what is it about the bees that is causing the elephants to steer clear? Our studies continue with the next phase of bee research…… Over the past decade, extensive research has been carried out on a…

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