Visual deterrents and repellents

Human elephant toolkit

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Honeyguide HEC Prevention Methodology

Working with community youth volunteers and wildlife scouts, Honeyguide developed a Human-Elephant Conflict (HEC) Toolkit that uses a sequential order of methods to prevent crop destruction. The objective of the HEC Toolkit is to...

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Predator Deterrent Light systems

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To discourage predator attacks at night, flashing predator deterrent light systems are mounted on livestock enclosures. This idea is intended to fool predators into thinking there is someone walking around with a torch during the night, and it is too dangerous to target livestock...

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Water Point Protection

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Elephants break water tanks, and pipes, and sometimes houses to access water. The main aim is to protect the water storage facilities in rural villages , as the loss of water in a semi-arid desert puts many human lives at risk.

The government provides each village ...

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Pilot farms Non-lethal protection measures

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When breeders have to deal with depredation of Jaguar or Puma upon their livestock, they have the opportunity to become a "pilot farm" and thus freely set up a non-lethal measure. Both the project leader and the breeder choose together which measure seem to be relevant and adapte...

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Solar Foxlight®

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Autonomous light devices composed of 9 LEDs (white and blue) which light up and flash randomly thus simulating the presence of a person around the herd of livestock to protect.

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PastoraLoup

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Support program for pastoralism areas of action of FERUS, a conservation association for large predators in France.

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Nite guard© solar light

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An intricate lighting system on homesteads to deter predators from attacking livestock at night. This light can be set up around the area to protect but also directly around the neck of livestock to protect from predators.

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Eye-painting cow

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This initiative consists of painting eyes on the hindquarters of cows to scare off predators that ambush them from behind like lions.

Working with Botswana Predator Conservation and local herders, we painted the cattle of 14 herds that had recently suffered lion atta...

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