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Ape conservation

We have 8 items tagged with ‘Ape conservation’.
  • A mountain gorilla in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park (Photo: Francesco Veronesi, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Local economic development through gorilla tourism

    Gorilla-tracking tourist activities in Uganda's Bwindi national park generate critical revenue for conservation, but local benefits from tourism are limited and the illegal use of the park's resources continues. This project will develop and test new community-based tourism products and services that improve local skills and job opportunities, and the long-term prospects for the park

    25 May 2016 | Project | Biodiversity
  • A stray ape rescued by Limbe Wildlife Centre in South West Cameroon (Photo: Stanley Dinsi)

    TV documentary highlights conservation and poverty links in Cameroon

    Making a TV documentary about great ape conservation allowed the PCLG project in Cameroon to focus attention on the impacts on local communities

    13 April 2016 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Palm oil plantations are destroying the habitat of orangutans in Borneo. Multinationals say they are committed to sustainable production but deforestation, road building and land clearing are continuing (Photo: Seb Ruiz via Creative Commons)

    Addressing the interplay between agribusiness investments and ape conservation

    This three-year project aims to explore the current evidence base on the interplay between agribusiness investments and effective ape conservation – including both the risks and the opportunities

    10 October 2014 | Project | Biodiversity
  • Participants at the meeting establish how their NGO works with communities in DRC (Photo: Alessandra Guiliani/IIED)

    Poverty and conservation in DRC – what role for a network?

    A new network being set up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo aims to bring organisations together on poverty and conservation issues

    24 August 2014 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • A great ape (Photo: Noodlefish)

    Linking ape conservation with economic development and social justice

    Great ape conservation organisations are increasingly aware of the need to integrate issues relating to economic development and social justice if they are to be successful. This project aims to build capacity of organisations to do this internationally and in key African great ape range states.

    16 August 2013 | Project | Biodiversity
  • Gorilla tourism in Uganda's Bwindi national park generates money for conservation, but not much for locals. Uganda PCLG is working to grow community income from tourism (Photo: Matthias Neuhaus, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    PCLG: an international learning network on the links between people and nature conservation

    PCLG international shares opportunities and research through two regular newsletters, and supports PCLG national groups in Cameroon, DRC and Uganda

    15 August 2013 | Project | Biodiversity
  • Game reveals complex links between poverty and threats to apes

    There were 50 ape experts in a room and a quick game to play to break the ice. “If you agree with the statement, go to the left side of the room,” said the facilitator.

    13 January 2012 | Blog | Natural resource management
  • 2010 International Year of Biodiversity

    The United Nations has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity. It’s a key reminder of how fundamental biodiversity is to the health of planetary systems as well as human prosperity and wellbeing — and a chance for all of us to learn more.

    4 December 2011 | Article | Biodiversity
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